| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:33 AM
A former Baltimore County firefighter from Owings Mills was sentenced in federal court to 16 years in prison late Thursday for recording his sexual abuse of two boys and soliciting and storing images of several others, according to Maryland U.S....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:06 AM
A firefighter suffered minor injuries after falling from the second floor of a townhouse in Bel Air after a fire tore through the structure early Wednesday morning, according to Harford County fire officials.
The two-alarm fire also destroyed at least...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Eighty years ago, a newspaper account on July 17, 1931, described the Westminster Municipal Band and the Westminster Fire Department arriving home from participating in the Maryland State Firemen's Association annual convention "in a jubilant mood, as the...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 5:58 PM
For years, Dan Church could look out from his family's Whiteford home and see the two-story wooden barn where he and his relatives raised animals and played as children.
On Saturday afternoon, however, he stood looking at a smoldering wreck.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:16 AM
It wasn't for a scene from the 1950s horror sci-fi flick "The Blob," when Aberdeen firefighters and Harford County Hazmat personnel responded to the Clorox manufacturing facility on Perryman Road Sunday morning and found foam slithering around the...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:57 AM
Like millions of Americans, Dr. Ryan Katz plans to celebrate the Fourth of July at a barbecue with his family in Canton.
The only difference is that Katz, an attending hand surgeon at Union Memorial Hospital's renowned Curtis National Hand Center, knows...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:02 PM
A fire last month that caused more than $1 million in damages to a Joppa hardware company was likely caused by an electrical malfunction, the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said Wednesday.
A team of deputy state fire marshals, along with agents...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Two building fires in Harford County on Thursday were caused by the illegal discharge of fireworks, state fire investigators say.
One of the fires, on the rear deck of a home in Jarrettsville on Thursday night, resulted in a neighbor being charged by...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Firefighters from Baltimore and Harford counties quickly controlled a fire that caused heavy exterior damage to a Joppatowne home Saturday morning.
No civilian or firefighter injuries were reported, and a neighbor ran into the house and brought out the...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Clarence E. Ross, assistant chief of the Harford County Hazardous Materials Response Team, has received the inaugural "Making a Difference Award" from the International Association of Fire Chiefs Hazardous Materials Committee.
The award was presented...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:00 AM
"Fire in the hole," Matt Stevens yelled Thursday morning, wearing protective gloves as he lit a firecracker attached to a rubber hand in a Cockeysville field.
Smoke wafted lazily in a slight breeze and two butterflies fluttered in the bright sun until...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Acting Anne Arundel Fire Chief Michael Cox submitted a plan for saving money and improving response times over the next three months.
His 90-day plan will go into effect on Monday, July 1.
It includes boosting staffing levels at fire stations in...