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  • Suspect charged with arson in Brooklyn Park fire

    Suspect charged with arson in Brooklyn Park fire
    A Brooklyn Park man was arrested and charged after a fire in Anne Arundel County Monday morning that injured one person. Xavien Neal Pinkney, 23, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree arson, two counts of malicious burning in...
  • Children evacuated safely as fire damages home in Joppa Thursday

    Children evacuated safely as fire damages home in Joppa Thursday
    Three building fires were reported Wednesday and Thursday in Harford County, the most recent in a home in Joppa where seven children were safely evacuated, fire officials said. About 11 a.m. Thursday, Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company firefighters...
  • North Laurel house fire displaces family

    North Laurel house fire displaces family
    A North Laurel house caught fire Thursday night, likely displacing a Howard County family from their home, fire department officials said. Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue Services firefighters and paramedics responded to the home in the...
  • 7-year-old child dies in West Baltimore fire

    7-year-old child dies in West Baltimore fire
    Sean McCullough's father often walked him and his older brother to school after working an overnight shift at the 7-Eleven on Lexington Street downtown. But on Monday — the last day of the year at Robert W. Coleman Elementary School — the 7-...
  • Two separate fires reported in Hamilton Hills

    Two separate fires reported in Hamilton Hills
    Two fires were reported within blocks of each other early Tuesday morning in the Hamilton Hills neighborhood. At around 4:34 a.m., a single-alarm fire broke out at a vacant dwelling in the 2800 block of Hamilton Avenue, Baltimore City fire officials...
  • One dead in fatal fire on Dulany Street

    One dead in fatal fire on Dulany Street
    A 60-year-old man was killed in an early Wednesday morning fire in the Millhill neighborhood that also left two firefighters with minor injuries. At around 2:58 a.m., fire units responded to the blaze, which had enveloped two floors of a duplex...
  • Lightning strike damages Monkton church

    Lightning strike damages Monkton church
    The Monkton United Methodist Church was damaged when lightning struck the steeple early Thursday morning, according to Baltimore County officials. Police responded to a caller at 1:37 a.m. who said that lightning had struck the steeple and started a...
  • Street could be renamed after boy who died trying to save his siblings from a fire

    Street could be renamed after boy who died trying to save his siblings from a fire
    A Baltimore councilman plans to push a measure to rename a street after the 8-year-old boy who died after trying to save his siblings from a fire in the family's rowhouse. Decerio Coley threw his 4-year-old sister from a window into the arms of...
  • Numerous house fires in region overnight, some caused by lightning

    Numerous house fires in region overnight, some caused by lightning
    Numerous fires, many thought to be sparked by lightning from a storm that passed through the area, damaged homes in the Baltimore region overnight, according to volunteer companies and fire departments. In Harford County, authorities said a bolt of...
  • Fallston man, homes across the region struck by lightning this week

    Lightning struck a Fallston man and was blamed for several house fires as storms moved through the region this week, volunteer fire companies and fire departments said. The man, who was not identified, was struck about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday while...
  • Two youths arrested after fire in utility building near Dublin School

    Two youths arrested after fire in utility building near Dublin School
    Two juveniles were arrested and are being charged in connection with a fire intentionally set Friday afternoon in a utility building used to store athletic equipment behind Dublin Elementary School in Street, fire investigators said. The juveniles, ages...
  • Two large fires break out in Baltimore vacant properties

    Two large fires break out in Baltimore vacant properties
    Baltimore firefighters battled two separate two-alarm fires in vacant properties Monday evening and early Tuesday morning, though no one was injured in either incident. One fire broke out in the 5700 block of Eastern Ave., on the edge of the Johns...