| Feb 22, 2014
| 6:35 PM
As blue balloons drifted Saturday night into the warm February sky above Southeast Baltimore, family members and friends of 8-year-old Troy Douglas wrapped their arms around each other in grief.
Were "Li'l Troy" still alive, he probably would have been...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:29 PM
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...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:08 PM
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...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 6:06 PM
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...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 3:39 PM
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...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:39 AM
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...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:18 AM
Four people have been treated for smoke inhalation they suffered during a house fire in Hydes, the Baltimore County Fire Department said.
Shortly after 7 a.m., the fire in the 12400 block of Regwood Road had been knocked down but not yet declared...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:22 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Baltimore County police are investigating whether an incendiary device might have caused an Essex house fire Tuesday morning that sent three people, including a firefighter and a police officer, to an area hospital.
A female resident on the first...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Baltimore City firefighters were called to six fires during Thursday's snow storm, but a spokesman said call volumes were lower than usual. Only one became a working fire.
Firefighters were called to the 1200 block of North Decker Avenue and the 2600...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:14 AM
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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Two small house fires were reported in Aberdeen early Thursday afternoon, according to Harford emergency officials.
A small electrical fire damaged a home in the first block of Van Avenue, at Mullins Mobile Home Park, Lt. Michael Palmer of the...