Emergency Response, Traffic

Truck takes down power lines in Fallston

Crews are on the scene of a Monday afternoon crash in Fallston. The crash was reported at just after 12:30 p.m. in the area of Munford Drive at Forbes Lane. Advertisement A box truck reportedly took down power lines in the crash. BGE crews are responding to the scene. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use …


Business, Emergency Response

White Marsh, Rosedale, Middle River volunteer fire companies receive grant from BGE

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Thirteen Baltimore County volunteer fire companies have received grants for equipment and preparedness through BGE’s Emergency Response and Safety Grant program. BGE awarded more than $272,000 in grants to the Baltimore County companies and 52 other fire companies and non-profits throughout Maryland at a press event held yesterday at the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department. Baltimore County Acting …


BGE warns of door-to-door scammers

BGE is warning local residents to be on alert for scammers. The company says utility imposters may knock on doors offering discounts on electric bills. Advertisement “We are a regulated utility and we cannot offer discounts on our rates,” said BGE officials. “Also, we’ll never ask for your choice ID numbers on your bill.” To shop authorized suppliers, BGE customers can visit https://www.bge.com/MyAccount/MyService/Pages/MySupplierOptions.aspx.

Car strikes pole on Joppa Road, causes power outage

Crews were on the scene of a Sunday evening crash along Joppa Road in Nottingham. Initial reports indicate that a vehicle struck a utility pole in the vicinity of Joppa Road at Seven Courts Drive (21236) at around 8 p.m. The crash has knocked out power to some residents in the Seven Courts community. BGE crews are heading to the …

Fallston crash brings down pole, wires

Crews are on the scene of a Monday afternoon crash in Fallston. The crash was reported at about 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Carrs Mill Road at Wildwood Drive. A vehicle reportedly struck a utility pole, bringing the power and power lines down onto the roadway. The roadway has been shut down. BGE crews are heading to the scene. …

Crash with hazmat response reported in Joppa

Crews are on the scene of a major Monday morning crash in Joppa. The crash was reported at about 11:45 a.m. at the intersection of Route 40 and Joppa Farm Road. Reports indicate that a garbage truck overturned and his a gas line. There is an active gas leak at the scene.  Hazmat crews are headed to the scene as …