High Winds Fuel Mulch Fire Near Popular Cleveland Night Spot

A mulch fire spread in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, in the early hours of Saturday, June 18, likely caused by ‘careless smoking’ and strong winds, officials said.

Footage filmed by Scott Krakowiak shows flames spreading as heavy winds blow enflamed mulch across the street. At one point, Krakowiak is heard telling his friend to move off the street as winds pick up. “I’ve never seen anything like this, what is going on,” he says.

The Cleveland Fire Department said that no damages or injuries were reported. Credit: Scott Krakowiak via Storyful

Video transcript

- What? Doug, get out of there.

- Dude, get out of there.

- Dude, I've never seen anything like this.

- No, I never seen anything like this either. What is going on? What?

What? Doug, get out of there.

- Dude, get out of there.

- Dude, I've never seen anything this.

- No, I've never seen anything like this either. What is going on? What?

- What? Doug, get out of there. Dude, get out of there.

- Dude, I've never seen anything like this.

- No, I've never seen anything like this either. What is going on? What?

What? Doug, get out of there.

- Dude, get out of there.

- Dude, I've never seen like this.

- No, I've never seen anything like this either. What is going on? What?

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