Baltimore County firefighter suffers heat exhaustion at Essex fire
Jul 01, 2018 | 2:55 PM
A Baltimore County firefighter suffered heat exhaustion when responding to a fire in Essex on Sunday, the fire department said.
Crews responded to a fire at 602 Dunwich Way on Sunday afternoon, the fire department said. The firefighter was evaluated and released at the scene, and the fire was under control, the department said.
A heat wave brought temperatures in the high 90s on Sunday. A heat advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. Sunday, with heat index values of 105 to 109 degrees.
UPDATE: #BCoFD Dwelling Fire**612 Dunwich WY.**Fire knocked and placed under control. 1 firefighter evaluated at the scene for heat exhaustion and released. No injuries reported^NT
— Baltimore County Police Department (@BaltCoPolice) July 1, 2018