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Fire erupts overnight in Cleveland's popular nightspot, the Flats

Cleveland Division of Fire believes the fire started from a 'carelessly discarded cigarette/cigar'

CLEVELAND β€” The Cleveland Division of Fire responded to multiple mulch fires at 2 a.m. happening in the Flats in downtown Cleveland.

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When Cleveland firefighters got to the scene, they discovered nearly 20 fires in Cleveland's popular nightspot, the Flats. 

The fires were spread out amongst the grass and mulched areas, likely due to the wind pushing the embers to other mulch beds. 

According to the Cleveland Division of Fire, they believe the fire was likely caused by a cigarette or cigar thrown carelessly. 

Individuals took to social media to show videos from the fire. 

The firefighters were able to put out the flames using two of their engines.

The Cleveland Division of Fire confirmed that there were no injuries or structural damage from the fires. 

Stick with 3News as we learn more about this developing story. 


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