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  • Havre de Grace Activity Center without heat, AC after coolant leak Monday

    The Havre de Grace Activity Center is without heat or air conditioning after contractors hit the center's geothermal heating and cooling line causing a coolant leak Monday afternoon, fire officials said. The contractors were laying fiber-optic cable...
  • One injured in Ednor Gardens house fire

    One person was injured in a fire in the Baltimore's Ednor Gardens-Lakeside neighborhood Tuesday night, the fire department said. Firefighters knocked down the fire in the house in the 1100 block E. 36th St., and the victim, whose injuries were not life-...
  • Westminster home damaged in fire Thursday

    Westminster home damaged in fire Thursday
    The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of a house fire on Washington Lane in Westminster that caused severe damage to a home Thursday. Between 40 and 50 firefighters responded to the fire, which was reported at 11:40 a.m.,...
  • Victim in Mount Airy house fire identified

    Victim in Mount Airy house fire identified
    The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has identified the victim in Sunday's fatal house fire in Mount Airy as Nancy H. Bullock, 75. According to a news release from the Office of the State Fire Marshal, Bullock succumbed to smoke inhalation...
  • After fire, Odenton apartments burglarized

    After fire, Odenton apartments burglarized
    Anne Arundel County police say 11 apartments in an Odenton building — which had been condemned following a serious fire on March 7 — were burglarized this week. Property managers and residents discovered the burglaries in the complex on...
  • Odenton house fire causes estimated $250K in damages

    Odenton house fire causes estimated $250K in damages
    Anne Arundel County firefighters responded to a blaze Tuesday morning in Odenton that caused an estimated $250,000 in damage. According to the fire department, around 7:15 a.m., calls were received reporting a house fire in the 1300 block of Meyers...
  • Fire causes roof collapse at Dundalk recycling plant

    Fire causes roof collapse at Dundalk recycling plant
    Baltimore County firefighters Saturday continued to work their way through a large paper recycling plant in Dundalk that was the scene of a three-alarm fire that caused part of the building's roof to collapse Friday night. A fire official said the...
  • Baltimore man dies from burns after clothing catches fire from stove

    Baltimore man dies from burns after clothing catches fire from stove
    An elderly man died this week after suffering severe burns while using a stove, the first fire death in Baltimore this year, city fire department officials said. The man, identified as Dennis Fisher, 74, was making a cup of tea on the stove at a home in...
  • One man dead in Anne Arundel County house fire

    One man dead in Anne Arundel County house fire
    A man was found dead inside of a burning home in Deale early Thursday morning, Anne Arundel County fire officials said. The fire broke out in the single-family home in the 600 block of East Marshall Avenue around 1 a.m., fire department spokesman...
  • New city fire chief a risky choice [Letter]

    New city fire chief a risky choice [Letter]
    There certainly seems to be a measure of risk involved in the announcement that Niles Ford has been named the new Baltimore City fire chief ("Rawlings-Blake picks former Nebraska fire chief to lead Baltimore's department," Dec. 28). This selection...
  • Fire breaks out in Ellicott City home

    Fire breaks out in Ellicott City home
    The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services responded to a two-alarm house fire in Ellicott City late Saturday evening and firefighters were still putting out the blaze early Sunday morning. Initial calls to the department about the fire in...
  • Rawlings-Blake picks former Nebraska fire chief to lead Baltimore's department

    Rawlings-Blake picks former Nebraska fire chief to lead Baltimore's department
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has picked the former chief of the Lincoln, Neb. fire department to lead Baltimore's fire department as it undergoes sweeping changes. Niles Ford, 48, a career firefighter who most recently was the manager of a small...