Police/Fire

Hazmat units investigating suspicious van in White Marsh

UPDATE 2: The suspect in this case has been identified by police.

UPDATE: Fire Director Marcus Johnson has responded to NottinghamMD’s request for additional information.

“This incident appears to be a fuel theft only,” Johnson said. “No explosives were found and the public was not as risk based on the information (we) have at this time. This appears only to be a fuel theft.”

Original story below…

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WHITE MARSH, MD – Fire crews are investigating a suspicious van in the White Marsh area.

At 6:30 p.m., the Baltimore County Fire Department said crews had responded to the intersection of Ebenezer Road and Pulaski Highway.

At the scene, units found a van carrying 660 gallons of diesel fuel.

The fire department says no explosives or hazards were found and that the incident appeared to be related to a theft.

Hazmat crews from the Maryland Department of the Environment are responding to the scene.

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Many roads were closed in downtown Baltimore on Monday after another suspicious van was found to be carrying 1,000 gallons of fuel.

There has been no word as to whether or not the two incidents are connected.

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