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  • 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...
  • House fire near Havre de Grace displaces residents; discarded cigarette blamed

    House fire near Havre de Grace displaces residents; discarded cigarette blamed
    A modular home on Chapel Road near Havre de Grace was damaged and its residents displaced following a fire Wednesday afternoon caused by a discarded cigarette, fire investigators said. The fire in the 2002 block Chapel Road was reported shortly after...
  • Fire hits two homes in Aberdeen on Monday

    Fire hits two homes in Aberdeen on Monday
    Two Aberdeen homes were damaged by fires on Monday. The first fire was reported shortly before 2 p.m. in the first block of Grant Street, the Harford County Fire & EMS Association reported. It was initially reported as a possible rescue, as a girl...
  • Baltimore County firefighter dies during training exercise

    Baltimore County firefighter dies during training exercise
    A 58-year-old Baltimore County firefighter died Friday afternoon after he suffered a suspected heart attack during training, officials said. Robert Fogle III, a 27-year veteran and career firefighter, was participating in exercises at the Sparrows...
  • Six displaced by Ellicott City fire

    Six displaced by Ellicott City fire
    Six residents were displaced when their Ellicott City home was severely damage by fire Sunday morning. The blaze was reported shortly before 10 a.m. in the 2900 block of Poland Springs Drive, according to the Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue...
  • Five firefighters injured in Curtis Bay house fire

    Five firefighters injured in Curtis Bay house fire
    Four firefighters suffered minor injuries as part of a house in Curtis Bay collapsed as they fought to put out a blaze in the early hours of Monday morning, according to the Baltimore City Fire Department. Anne Arundel County and Baltimore City fire...
  • Two-alarm fire breaks out in Towson retirement home

    Two-alarm fire breaks out in Towson retirement home
    No one was injured when a two-alarm blaze broke out in a Towson retirement home Wednesday morning, Baltimore County officials said. The fire broke out inside a kitchen of an individual unit in the Blakehurst Retirement Community building at 1055 West...
  • Two injured in Essex house fire

    Two injured in Essex house fire
    Two people were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation after a house fire in Essex overnight, Baltimore County fire officials said. The fire broke out in a home in the 1600 block of Poles Road shortly before midnight, and firefighters found heavy...
  • Fallston Burger King suffers heavy damage in weekend fire

    Fallston Burger King suffers heavy damage in weekend fire
    Several weekend fires were reported in Harford County, heavily damaging a Fallston Burger King and awakening a guest at an Aberdeen hotel. No one was hurt in any of the incidents. A field of bamboo also burned in the Aberdeen area on Sunday. BK...
  • Two injured in Northeast Baltimore house fire

    Two injured in Northeast Baltimore house fire
    A resident and a firefighter suffered minor injuries in a fire in a Northeast Baltimore duplex early Tuesday morning, fire officials said. The fire broke out shortly before 2 a.m. in the 5900 block of Cedonia Ave. in the Cedmont neighborhood and was...
  • Fire Marshal looking for Conowingo boat launch fire suspect

    The State Fire Marshal's Office is attempting to identify a person who allegedly set fire to a picnic table at the Conowingo Boat Launch April 22, fire officials said. The fire engulfed a wooded area. According to Fire Marshal spokesperson Bruce Bouch, a...
  • BGE is sued over gas explosion that killed 8-year-old boy

    BGE is sued over gas explosion that killed 8-year-old boy
    The family of a boy killed after a natural gas explosion has sued Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., alleging that it ignored its failing pipes that leaked the gas and triggered the explosion. Troy Douglas, 8, was killed in February as he was walking home...