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  • Aberdeen home damaged by fire Tuesday

    A fire investigators say was the result of burned wood chips placed in a trash can, caused an estimated $15,000 in damages to an Aberdeen house Tuesday afternoon. EMS workers also examined at the scene a woman who lived in the home, but she was not taken...
  • Perryville firefighter still hospitalized after being struck by vehicle

    A Perryville fire police captain remains in critical condition in a Delaware hospital, nearly a week after he was hit by a vehicle while directing traffic at an accident scene on Route 40 last Friday. "He was struck during the course of his duties...
  • Fire destroys popular Delta pizza shop, displaces 10 people

    A longtime pizza shop in Delta, Pa., was destroyed early Wednesday morning in a fire that also displaced 10 residents, the local fire company reported. It took 75 firefighters nearly four hours to control, Jeff Petty, assistant chief for Delta Cardiff...
  • Two people pronounced dead in Baltimore fire

    Two people pronounced dead in Baltimore fire
    Two elderly people died Thursday afternoon after being pulled from a burning home near Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore fire officials said. Mark Wagner, assistant chief of operations at the Baltimore Fire Department, said a man and woman were found...
  • Former Howard fire officer sues over dismissal

    Former Howard fire officer sues over dismissal
    A former Howard County fire officer is suing in federal court to get his job back, alleging that the county violated his rights by firing him for personal Facebook discussions about gun control, free speech and "liberal" politics. Former Battalion Chief...
  • Hundreds gather to mourn slain firefighter

    Hundreds gather to mourn slain firefighter
    It was clear from the beginning that Andrew Hoffman was born to be a firefighter. His father and grandfather were respected members of the city force. He wore a red fireman's hat at his first birthday party. And after hiding in a freezer during a...
  • What's at stake with advertising on fire trucks? [Editorial]

    "Brought to you by ..." We're all familiar with that advertising slogan, which is followed by the sponsor's name. We get the connection. Something we want or enjoy is being underwritten by a firm with a product or service to promote. The underwriter...
  • Reisterstown woman dies in house fire

    Reisterstown woman dies in house fire
    A 35-year-old woman died after her Reisterstown home caught fire Sunday, Baltimore County officials said. Kendra Michelle Rutherford was pronounced dead at the scene after firefighters pulled her from the home on the unit block of Fox Run Court, just...
  • Ads make trucks a revenue engine at Middle River Volunteer Fire Co.

    Ads make trucks a revenue engine at Middle River Volunteer Fire Co.
    Members of the Middle River Volunteer Fire Company aren't relying only on boot drives, poker tournaments and hall rentals for extra revenue. The 46-member department in eastern Baltimore County recently sold ad space on its ladder truck and a fire...
  • Thomas Bailey Sr., city fire captain

    Thomas Bailey Sr., city fire captain
    Thomas M. Bailey Sr., a retired Baltimore Fire Department captain and fire academy instructor who was a decorated World War II veteran, died of cancer Saturday at Brightview Avondell independent living in Bel Air. The former Cedarcroft resident was 96....
  • Joppa-Magnolia fire company honors 11-year-old cadet for saving sister's life

    Joppa-Magnolia fire company honors 11-year-old cadet for saving sister's life
    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...
  • Howard firefighters embark on training mission in Liberia

    Howard firefighters embark on training mission in Liberia
    Before his plane touched down in Liberia last weekend, it had been 20 months since John Butler was last in his native country. And, although the layoff is drastically shorter than the 32-year drought the Ellicott City resident broke in March of 2012,...