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  • An outsider brings new ideas to Baltimore's fire department [Letter]

    An outsider brings new ideas to Baltimore's fire department [Letter]
    As a former fire chief, I can say the Baltimore City Fire Department will be much better off if the right person is hired to lead it, regardless of whether he comes from inside or outside of the department ("Rawlings-Blake picks former Nebraska fire chief...
  • Fire damages Edgewood flooring business

    An Edgewood business was heavily damaged by fire Sunday afternoon, the fourth fire reported in Harford County this weekend. The blaze at a warehouse building in the 2100 block of Emmorton Park Road, which started at 1:16 p.m., was caused by an electric...
  • Firefighters respond to blaze at vacant home in Brooklyn Park

    Firefighters respond to blaze at vacant home in Brooklyn Park
    Anne Arundel County firefighters respond to a house fire at midday on Monday at the corner of 12th Avenue and Morgan Road in Brooklyn Park. The blaze occurred around the corner from the county’s Brooklyn fire station. It took about 35 minutes...
  • Meeting on planned Bel Air retirement community draws 400

    Meeting on planned Bel Air retirement community draws 400
    At least 400 people jammed a middle-school auditorium in Bel Air Monday night to express their views, most of which were critical, about a plan to develop what would be Harford County's largest continuing care retirement community. Most of what was...
  • 2-alarm fire in Locust Point row house injures firefighters, residents

    2-alarm fire in Locust Point row house injures firefighters, residents
    Three firefighters and two residents were injured in a 2-alarm fire in a row house in Locust Point Tuesday afternoon, the fire department said. All five were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. One of the firefighters was hurt in...
  • State's largest tire dump to be cleaned up in Crownsville

    State's largest tire dump to be cleaned up in Crownsville
    State officials have reached an agreement with an Anne Arundel County family to clean up Maryland's largest known tire dump, a decades-old stockpile of hundreds of thousands of tires rotting in ravines in Crownsville and threatening a waterway leading...
  • Frostburg student killed in off-campus house fire

    Frostburg student killed in off-campus house fire
    An early-morning fire swept through a rental house just off the campus of Frostburg State University on Friday, leaving a student dead and destroying the building. University President Jonathan Gibralter wrote in an email to the campus community that...
  • Susquehanna Hose firefighters released from hospital after Havre de Grace fire

    Susquehanna Hose firefighters released from hospital after Havre de Grace fire
    A two-alarm fire, which started in a business in downtown Havre de Grace, sent two firefighters and an EMS volunteer to the hospital on Valentine's Day night, according to Scott Hurst, chief of the Susquehanna Hose Company. Two firefighters, both with...
  • One injured in Lutherville-Timonium house fire

    One injured in Lutherville-Timonium house fire
    One person was rescued from a house fire at 120 E. Timonium Rd. and taken to the burn unit at Bayview Medical Center, according to Baltimore County Fire Dispatch. Twenty pieces of firefighting equipment were dispatched around 12:30 p.m. after a call...
  • One taken to hospital after two-alarm fire in Glen Burnie

    One taken to hospital after two-alarm fire in Glen Burnie
    A woman was taken to a hospital with smoke inhalation after escaping a two-alarm fire in an apartment complex in Glen Burnie early Tuesday morning, Anne Arundel County fire officials said. Firefighters found heavy fire in a top-floor apartment in the...
  • Two records broken on Baltimore's coldest day in nearly two decades

    Two records broken on Baltimore's coldest day in nearly two decades
    Tuesday was Baltimore's coldest day in 18 years, with temperatures cold enough to shatter two records, strain the region's electricity supply, fill homeless shelters and even render fire hydrants near a South Baltimore blaze useless. The air temperature...
  • Bel Air house fire Tuesday night displaces family

    Bel Air house fire Tuesday night displaces family
    Firefighters from several Harford County companies battled a stubborn house fire near Bel Air in the subfreezing temperatures Tuesday night. A family of four was displaced and the preliminary cause of the fire was combustible materials being place too...