RANDALLSTOWN, Md - Baltimore County firefighters are looking for the cause of a massive 2-alarm fire that gutted two apartment buildings and left several dozen people without a place to stay.
The fire started around 12:30am Saturday in the third floor of an apartment building at 8504 Glen Michael Lane. Baltimore County fire investigators say the fire then spread to a building next door. Residents of both the 8504 and 8506 buildings were evacuated.
Witnesses reported seeing flames shooting through the roof and 20 feet into the air.
The heavy fire caused firefighters to call for a second alarm which means more firefighters and fire trucks were brought in to fight the fire.
Although 24 apartments were damaged, no one was hurt. The Red Cross has been helping relocate people who lost their homes.
Working smoke detectors alerted residents to the fire.
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