KATE & ANNA MCGARRIGLE lyrics - Baltimore Fire

KATE & ANNA MCGARRIGLE
"Baltimore Fire"

Strong men in anguish prayed
Calling out to the heavens for aid
While the fire in ruins was laid
Fair Baltimore the beautiful city

It was on a silver falls by a narrow
That I heard the cry I ever will remember
The fire set and cast its burning ember
On another fated city of our land

Fire fire I heard the cry
From every breeze that passes by
All the world was one sad cry of pity
Strong men in anguish prayed
Calling out to the heavens for aid
While the fire in ruins was laid
Fair Baltimore the beautiful city

Amid an awful struggle and commotion
The wind blew a gale from the ocean
Brave firemen struggled with devotion
But their efforts all proved in vain

Fire fire I heard the cry
From every breeze that passes by
All the world was one sad cry of pity
Strong men in anguish prayed
Calling out to the heavens for aid
While the fire in ruins was laid

Fair Baltimore the beautiful city