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Field fire burns in Fallston area Saturday
Field fire burns in Fallston area Saturday

An estimated 75 firefighters from Baltimore and Harford counties descended on a wooded area of Fallston Saturday afternoon to battle a field and woods fire that covered about five acres. The firefighters came with traditional engines and tanker trucks, as well as brush trucks and all-terrain vehicles designed to fight fires in wooded areas. "Once you get back through the woods, in the hills, they become very manpower intensive," Dave Williams, spokesman for the Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company, said Saturday evening. No houses in the subdivisions surrounding the wooded area, which has a stream through the middle of it, were damaged, and no injuries were reported,...

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