Emergency Response, Traffic

Car crashes through guardrail in Nottingham, rescue underway

UPDATE: Belair Road has been shut down in both directions. A Medevac chopper is being dispatched to the scene. Original story below… —— Crews are on the scene of a serious, Saturday night crash in Nottingham. The crash was reported at just before 11:30 p.m. in the 8200-block of Belair Road (21236). A vehicle reportedly went off the roadway and …


Fire officials issue warning about contaminated kerosene sold locally

An important alert was going out to Baltimore County residents on Wednesday. Baltimore County Fire Department officials have been notified that kerosene contaminated with gasoline was sold between January 23 and February 5 at the Shell station and Dash-In at 8200 on Liberty Road (21244). The warning prompted an emergency alert on the cell phones of Baltimore-area residents. Use of this …

Weekly police, fire training to be conducted at The Avenue

Baltimore County Police and Fire Departments have announced that they will be conducting weekly, joint, scenario-based training exercises throughout the 2019 year as part of annual training at AMC Theatres at The Avenue at White Marsh. This training will take place every Wednesday morning beginning this Wednesday, January 9, through Wednesday June 12. Police & fire crews will not conduct training …

Elderly man injured in Rosedale fire dies

An 88-year-old man who was critically injured in a December 7, one-alarm dwelling fire in Rosedale has died. George Antonas, of the 1500-block of National Road (21237), died on December 27, 2018 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Firefighters responded to a home in the 1500-block of National Road on December 7 at 3:30 p.m., after a mailman saw fire at the …

Citizens recognized for savings man’s life at White Marsh Mall

An Essex husband and wife were recognized this week for saving a man’s life at White Marsh Mall last month. On December 21, Wes and Denise Thatcher performed CPR on a man who had suffered a heart attack in the mall food court. They were successful in resuscitating the man before paramedics arrived on the scene. This week, acting Baltimore County Fire …