Police/Fire, Traffic

Serious crash reported on Belair Road

PERRY HALL, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious, Friday evening crash on Belair Road. The crash was reported at around 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Route 1 and Sheradale Drive. Two vehicles were involved in the crash and one person is reportedly trapped. A rescue operation is currently underway. Motorists should use caution in the area. Featured


Police/Fire, Traffic

Crash with rescue reported in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious, Thursday afternoon crash in Carney. The accident was reported at around 2:15 p.m. in the area of E. Joppa Road at Joppa Terrace (21234). One car is reportedly on its side and the driver is trapped. A rescue operation is currently in progress. Motorists should avoid the area. Featured


Vehicle fire reported on I-695 in Parkville

PARKVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Sunday afternoon vehicle fire on I-695. The fire was reported at just before 1:45 p.m. along the outer loop of the beltway at Perring Parkway (Exit 30). Units from the Baltimore County Fire Department and Providence Volunteer Fire Company have responded to the scene. The two right lanes along the outer loop …

House fire reported in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Sunday evening house fire in Carney. The blaze was reported at around 5:45 p.m. in the 2500-block of East Avenue (21234). Units arrived to find fire showing from a single-family dwelling. One person is reportedly being treated for burns. The bulk of the fire has been extinguished, however crews are still on-scene …

Councilman Marks: Perry Hall fire station to receive new engine

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday announced that the Perry Hall fire station would be receiving a new, 1,000-gallon engine this spring. Perry Hall Station #55 is one of Baltimore County’s career firefighter units. “I look forward to this new engine which will serve the Perry Hall and White Marsh communities,” said Councilman Marks. “Along with our …

Fire at Overlea computer store snarls Friday morning traffic

OVERLEA, MD—Crews responded to a commercial fire in Overlea on Friday morning. The fire was reported on Belair Road just inside the beltway at around 9 a.m. Officials say the blaze broke out at a computer store and was quickly contained. Belair Road was briefly shut down in both directions between Fullerton Avenue and Henry Avenue. No injuries were reported …

Middle River house fire leaves 1 dead

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Authorities are investigating after a Wednesday house fire in Middle River left one person dead. The fire was reported at around 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning in the 2100-block of Cockspur Road (21220). Crews found heavy fire from the second floor windows in the front and back of the house. One male occupant was able to escape through …

Baltimore County Fire Department announces promotions for Fire, EMS Lieutenant

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Fire Department Chief Joanne R. Rund on Tuesday announced promotions to the ranks of EMS Lieutenant and Fire Lieutenant. The following BCoFD members have been promoted to the rank of EMS Lieutenant, effective January 30:  PM Luke Single  PM/FF Kellie Lancaster  PM/FF Pamela Westfall The following members have been promoted to the rank of Fire Lieutenant, effective …