Education, Police/Fire

Police: Active shooter training exercise to be conducted at Towson High on 9/30

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Fire Department will be conducting a functional training exercise on Monday, September 30, 2019. The exercise will take place at Towson High School, located at 69 Cedar Avenue in Towson (21286). Baltimore County Public Schools will be closed on the day of the exercise. The public should be aware of the …


Police/Fire

Gas leak reported on Belair Road

UPDATE 2: Crews have determined that there are no hazards present and are now clearing the scene. UPDATE: The Baltimore County Fire Department says the five patients have refused treatment. Hazmat crews are responding to the scene to assist with the investigation. Original story below… —— RASPEBURG, MD – Crews are on the scene of a Thursday morning gas leak …


Overnight house fire reported in Essex

ESSEX, MD—Crews responded to a house fire in Essex overnight. The fire was reported at around 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday in the 1400-block of Galena Road (21221). A total of three residents were rescued from the dwelling. It took firefighters about 30 minutes to get the blaze under control. There has been no word as to what caused the fire. …

Apartment fire reported in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD – Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday afternoon apartment fire in Rosedale. The fire was reported at 3 p.m. in the 9100-block of Abigail Drive (21237). Units arrived to find smoke visible from the ground floor of the apartment. One person has reportedly sustained unspecified injuries. Motorists should use caution in the area.

Car crashes into utility pole in Perry Hall

UPDATE: Authorities now say an elderly woman was killed in this crash – details here. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD – Crews are on the scene of a Thursday afternoon crash in Perry Hall. The crash was reported at around 2:30 p.m. in the 8600-block of Belair Road in Nottingham/Perry Hall (21236). The Baltimore County Fire Department reports …

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 …