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  • Memorial for Troy Douglas brings tears, questions

    Memorial for Troy Douglas brings tears, questions
    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...
  • Four treated for smoke inhalation at Balto. Co. house fire

    Four treated for smoke inhalation at Balto. Co. house fire
    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...
  • Fire damages mobile home near Aberdeen Friday

    Fire damaged a mobile home near Aberdeen Friday evening. The home, at Wright's Mobile Home Village in the 1100 block of Old Philadelphia Road, was reported on fire shortly after 5 p.m. Initial emergency radio dispatches said the resident reported...
  • Two dogs dead, firefighter injured in S. Baltimore home fire

    Two dogs dead, firefighter injured in S. Baltimore home fire
    Two dogs died and a third had serious burn injuries from a fire in a home in South Baltimore Wednesday evening, according to the fire department. A firefighter also suffered minor injuries from a fall while fighting the blaze in the 2500 block of Huron...
  • Funeral held for boy, 8, who died during house fire

    Funeral held for boy, 8, who died during house fire
    Troy Douglas no longer sits at his desk at William Paca Elementary. The third-grader's classmates and teachers have decorated it with cards and balloons to preserve his memory. The 8-year-old no longer walks past the house on Lakewood Avenue that...
  • Cause of fire that killed Frostburg student likely accidental

    Cause of fire that killed Frostburg student likely accidental
    Investigators believe a house fire that killed a Frostburg State University student this month started accidentally, but have still not pinpointed the cause of the blaze, the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said Thursday. Lateef Gazal, 23, a senior...
  • Two young children, adult killed in South Baltimore house fire

    Two young children, adult killed in South Baltimore house fire
    Two young children and a man died as a two-alarm fire swept through their Curtis Bay home early Saturday. A woman, who neighbors said was the children's mother, was in critical condition after jumping from a second-story window. Neighbors in the 4100...
  • Two fires Sunday damage house in Abingdon, rehab facility in Aberdeen

    Two fires Sunday damage house in Abingdon, rehab facility in Aberdeen
    Fires damaged a dwelling used as group home in Aberdeen and a single family home in Abingdon Sunday, Harford County and state fire officials said. The Aberdeen fire began at the rehab center, in the first block of North Philadelphia Boulevard, at...
  • Harford snow ends short of forecast; cold follows

    Harford snow ends short of forecast; cold follows
    By late Monday morning it was all over for Harford County, which fared much better in the latest winter storm than what the dire forecasts had predicted. The storm Sunday night through Monday was forecast to be one of the worst of this bitter cold and...
  • Children, adult killed in Curtis Bay house fire identified

    Children, adult killed in Curtis Bay house fire identified
    Baltimore fire officials on Wednesday identified three people who died in a house fire in Curtis Bay over the weekend, but said the cause of the fire is still under investigation. The home, in the 4100 block of Grace Court, caught fire early Saturday...
  • Mount Airy fire causes $200,000 in damage, officials say

    Mount Airy fire causes $200,000 in damage, officials say
    A fire in Carroll County late Wednesday caused $200,000 in damage, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's office. The blaze occurred about 9:21 p.m. in the 6600 block of Jacks Court, Mount Airy. The incident drew about 50 firefighters and took...
  • Explosion led to deadly Lakewood Ave. rowhome fire

    Explosion led to deadly Lakewood Ave. rowhome fire
    An investigation into a fatal fire at an East Baltimore rowhouse last month revealed that the incident began with an explosion in the basement, according to a report released Thursday. The explosion originated in either the heating system or a natural...