| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Firefighters from area stations returned early Friday to the site of Wednesday's fire at a Compton Avenue townhouse to fight a second blaze, according to Prince George's County Fire and EMS chief spokesman Mark Brady.
Friday's fire was extinguished in...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:36 PM
The youngest member of the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company to receive the company's Edgar M. Williams Lifesaving Award on Saturday is an 11-year-old cadet who saved his infant sister's life by applying techniques to save her from choking, techniques...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The woman seriously injured in an early-morning blaze in North Laurel Thursday has died as a result of her injuries, Howard County police said Friday.
The woman, identified as Kimberly Ann Murphy-Smith, 50, of Canterbury Riding, was rescued from the...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 7:21 PM
A car was destroyed in a fire early Saturday morning in Joppa, according to the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
The fire was reported at 1:56 a.m., and firefighters responded to the intersection of Singer Road and Route 152 (Mountain Road),...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Anne Arundel County firefighters fought fires on opposite ends of the county early Tuesday morning.
First, they were called to a house fire in the 1700 block of Columbia Beach Road in Shady Side just after midnight.
Some 50 firefighters from Anne...
| Jan 24, 2014
What a proud year this is! The volunteer Aberdeen Fire Department is celebrating 125 year of service to the Aberdeen and Harford County community. Back in 1889, it preceded the incorporation of the Town of Aberdeen by three years.
The Aberdeen Room...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:30 AM
A fire seriously damaged a warehouse in Savage early Saturday as more than 50 firefighters worked to put out the blaze.
The Howard County Fire Department said the fire started just after midnight in a storage rack containing flooring materials, but were...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:38 AM
A truck was damaged by an accidental fire in Aberdeen, the Maryland State Fire Marshal's office reported.
The 1994 Ford Ranger suffered $5,000 in damage when it caught fire at 11:37 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of South Parke Street, according to a...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 11:04 PM
The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services responded to a two-alarm house fire in Ellicott City late Saturday evening and firefighters were still putting out the blaze early Sunday morning. Initial calls to the department about the fire in...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:27 AM
A fire that ravaged a home in North Baltimore's upscale Roland Park neighborhood Thursday afternoon has resulted in severe damage that is expected to cost more than $1 million, Baltimore Fire Department officials said.
Firefighters battled the raging...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has picked the former chief of the Lincoln, Neb. fire department to lead Baltimore's fire department as it undergoes sweeping changes.
Niles Ford, 48, a career firefighter who most recently was the manager of a small...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Harford County emergency officials discussing how they can reduce ambulance and fire response times when people dial 911 have come up with a dispatch method designed to get the nearest available equipment to the scene.
Russell Strickland, director of...