Five civilians and a career firefighter were transported to hospitals following an early morning, two-alarm apartment fire in Randallstown.

Three civilians were transported to Sinai Hospital with serious but non life-threatening injuries. Two civilians were transported to Sinai with minor injuries.

The  BCoFD firefighter was transported to Northwest Hospital with minor injuries.

At least 40 people were displaced from their homes.

Crews were dispatched at 2:16 a.m. to the 3400 block of Barry Paul Rd., 21133, where Engine 18 (Randallstown) arrived to find the apartment building fully involved, with fire through the roof. Commanders quickly called for a second alarm and searched the building to make sure no one was trapped. 

Firefighters moved to defensive operations at 3:07 a.m., fighting the fire from the outside. Crews knocked the fire at 3:33 a.m. 

About 30 pieces of equipment responded to this incident. 

The cause remains under investigation by BCoPD fire investigators.