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  • Practice fire safety [Editorial]

    Practice fire safety [Editorial]
    For more than a week, it's been Fire Prevention Week in Harford County and elsewhere. There have been countless scenes of kids climbing on fire trucks, holding hoses and just in general getting a taste of the firefighting life. Perhaps some of those...
  • Andrew Scott Hoffman, 27, of Glen Burnie

    Andrew Scott Hoffman, 27, of Glen Burnie
    Friends and family remembered Baltimore firefighter Andrew Scott Hoffman, 27, who died early Sunday as the victim in a suspected murder-suicide, as a hero dedicated to the fire department. Fire Chief Jeffrey Segal issued a statement regarding Hoffman'...
  • Lantern Night at Fire Museum of Maryland a lesson in history

    Lantern Night at Fire Museum of Maryland a lesson in history
    Those visiting the Fire Museum of Maryland in Lutherville Saturday night met up with a sharpshooter from the 1814 Battle of Baltimore, a lady and a soldier from the War of 1812, and firefighters from different eras, among other historical personages....
  • Brush fire engulfs field in Abingdon

    Several local fire companies responded to a large fire in a wooded area around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night, Monti Arrington of the Abingdon Volunteer Fire Company said. About 20 firefighters from Abingdon, Aberdeen and the Joppa-Magnolia fire companies...
  • 2-alarm fire in Locust Point row house injures firefighters, residents

    2-alarm fire in Locust Point row house injures firefighters, residents
    Three firefighters and two residents were injured in a 2-alarm fire in a row house in Locust Point Tuesday afternoon, the fire department said. All five were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. One of the firefighters was hurt in...
  • Two records broken on Baltimore's coldest day in nearly two decades

    Two records broken on Baltimore's coldest day in nearly two decades
    Tuesday was Baltimore's coldest day in 18 years, with temperatures cold enough to shatter two records, strain the region's electricity supply, fill homeless shelters and even render fire hydrants near a South Baltimore blaze useless. The air temperature...
  • Bel Air house fire Tuesday night displaces family

    Bel Air house fire Tuesday night displaces family
    Firefighters from several Harford County companies battled a stubborn house fire near Bel Air in the subfreezing temperatures Tuesday night. A family of four was displaced and the preliminary cause of the fire was combustible materials being place too...
  • Father, son accused of blocking firefighters at White Hall field fire

    A White Hall man and his father have been accused of keeping firefighters from getting to a large field fire on their farm during a Dec. 3 incident, according to court charging documents. When Jarrettsville firefighters responded to the 3000 block of...
  • Bel Air officer struck by vehicle while directing traffic

    Bel Air officer struck by vehicle while directing traffic
    A Bel Air police officer was transported to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore Wednesday after she was hit by a car at the intersection of Williams Street and Broadway while directing traffic at the scene of a fire investigation. The...
  • Fatal accident in Edgewood Wednesday morning

    A Cecil County man was killed in a three-vehicle accident on Route 40 in Edgewood Wednesday morning, according to Maryland State Police. Troopers responded to the accident scene at 6:17 a.m. Billy Joe Yingling, 38, of Conowingo, was driving his 2001...
  • Twenty displaced after Ellicott City apartment fire

    Twenty displaced after Ellicott City apartment fire
    About twenty people were displaced after a fire badly damaged an apartment building in Ellicott City in the early hours of Monday morning, Howard County fire officials said. Fire crews arrived at the building in the 6200 block of Waterloo Road shortly...
  • Woman dies in apartment fire in Frankford neighborhood

    Woman dies in apartment fire in Frankford neighborhood
    A 32-year-old woman died Monday morning after a three-alarm apartment fire at Franconia Apartments in Northeast Baltimore. The fire broke out shortly after 11 a.m. in the 4400 block of Franconia Drive in the Frankford neighborhood, Baltimore City Fire...