Police/Fire

Perry Hall house fire leaves one in critical condition

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Thursday morning house fire in Perry Hall/Nottingham. The fire was reported at just before 9:30 a.m. in the 9000-block of Kilbride Road (21236). Upon arrival, units from the Baltimore County Fire Department found a small kitchen fire in the home which was quickly extinguished. One unconscious victim was rescued from the scene …


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Firehouse Tavern hosts free lunch for first responders

CARNEY, MD—A Carney restaurant hosted a very special lunch on Saturday. The Firehouse Tavern hosted a free, buffet lunch for local first responders. “A huge thank you to Niraj Shah and the Firehouse Tavern for hosting a buffet today for the Parkville police precinct and the Parkville fire station,” said Councilman David Marks. “We are lucky to have this longtime …


Crash with rescue reported on I-695

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious, Tuesday night crash on I-695. The crash was reported at just before 10 p.m. along the inner loop between Belair Road and I-95. Multiple vehicles were involved in the accident, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department. One person is reportedly trapped and unconscious at the scene. Advertisement Motorists should use …

Man electrocuted while working at county government office in Glen Arm

GLEN ARM, MD—Officials say a man was electrocuted on Friday evening while working at a government facility in the Glen Arm area. The incident occurred at around 6:15 p.m. at the Baltimore County Property Management Office located in the 12200-block of Long Green Pike. Fire officials say the man was working to upgrade an electrical system at the facility when …

Serious injuries reported in Rosedale crash

ROSEDALE, MD—Crews responded to a serious, early-morning crash in Rosedale. The crash was reported at just before 5:30 a.m. on Sunday at the intersection of Pulaski Highway and 66th Street (21237). The Baltimore County Fire Department says two vehicles were involved in the accident. One patient was extricated and taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries. [Image via Baltimore …

Annual Baltimore County Fire Service memorial set for October 11

TOWSON, MD—A memorial service honoring 59 members of the Baltimore County Fire Service who have died over the past year will be held Sunday, October 11 at Towson United Methodist Church, 501 Hampton Lane. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. The service will be broadcast live on Towson UMC’s YouTube channel and also at www.towsonchurch.org. Due to restrictions related to …

Baltimore County Fire Department receives $410,000 in federal funding for fire prevention efforts

TOWSON, MD—This week, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, and Kweisi Mfume (all D-Md.) announced $410,000 in federal funding for fire prevention efforts in Baltimore County. Funding comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Fire Prevention & Safety Grants program. The funds will allow Baltimore County to purchase 15,000 smoke and carbon …

Annual 9/11 Remembrance Bell Ceremony held in Parkville [VIDEO]

PARKVILLE, MD—A special ceremony was held in Parkville on Friday morning to remember the heroes of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The annual 9/11 Remembrance Bell Ceremony was held at the Baltimore County Fire Department Station 10, located at the corner of Putty Hill Avenue and Old Harford Road. The event honors the sacrifices of the 343 FDNY and …