| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:28 AM
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...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:00 PM
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...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:29 PM
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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:58 PM
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-...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:41 AM
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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:25 PM
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...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:52 AM
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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:41 AM
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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:27 PM
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...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:33 AM
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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:40 AM
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...