UPDATE 3: Updated with VIDEO of the fire, courtesy of Baltimore County Breaking News.
UPDATE 2: The fire is now under control.
UPDATE: The fire has now gone to a second alarm.
Original story below…
LANSDOWNE – Crews are on the scene of an apartment building fire in Baltimore County at this hour.
At around 12:30 p.m. ET, fire crews responded to the Lansdowne Apartments, located at 2 Silerton Road, for a report of a fire.
Heavy fire has been seen emanating from the second floor and the order has been given to evacuate the building.
Residents are being evacuated at this hour and rescues are under way.
More when we have it.
Baltimore County Fire located at 2 Silverton Road, lansdowne. Units on the scene with working fire. Defensive operations. ^PM
— BACO Public Safety (@BACOPoliceFire) September 26, 2013