Emergency Response, Government

Plume of smoke from APG visible in Nottingham area

A plume of smoke visible for miles is nothing to be alarmed about, according to the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company. WMVFC said on Wednesday that it had received multiple calls related to smoke in the area. The cause was determined to be a large range fire contained to Aberdeen Proving Ground. Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company also confirmed that the …


Government, Traffic

APG ‘controlled burn’ to be visible from I-95 on Thursday

Don’t be alarmed if you see smoke when travelling north along Interstate 95 on Thursday. The U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center, along with the Aberdeen Proving Ground Department of Emergency services, is planning controlled burns Thursday, January 26, for management of downrange areas at APG. Advertisement Efforts will be made to minimize the smoke from impacting on-post and off-post residential …


MSP helicopter crew locates stranded jet ski rider in Harford County

A marshy area on the east side of the Bush River became the unintended campsite of a stranded jet ski rider beginning the afternoon of June 5, 2016 – that is, until the victim was finally located by a Maryland State Police helicopter aircrew and rescued by allied agencies on the morning of Monday, June 6th. A concerned spouse alerted …