Baltimore County Fire Department crews are working to contain an apartment fire that has spread to the second floor at the 5400 block of Edmondson Avenue reported Monday morning. No injuries have been reported.
So far this year 295 people have been murdered as Baltimore braces to surpass the 300 mark for the fifth straight year. That’s 30 more than at this time last year, and the number of people who have been shot but survived has climbed by more than 100, to 681.
The English Consul Volunteer Fire Department in Lansdowne has served its community from its current building since 1951, with the last major renovation occurring 65 years ago. Now, a GoFundMe page has been launched to raise $1 million to renovate the inadequate space, with total costs estimated at around $2 million.
The Patapsco Facebook group inspires locals to clean up the Patapsco Valley, but also to find littering culprits, identify historical artifacts, and return stolen or lost items to their original owners.