Police/Fire, Sci-Tech

State Fire Marshal Bomb Squad set to deploy new robot [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—The Office of the State Fire Marshal Bomb Squad is prepared to deploy its newest bomb disposal robot. Bomb technicians have been training for months on the new Telerob Telemax PRO. On Monday, February 3, 2020, the robot will be placed into service and ready to mitigate possible explosive hazards. The Office of the State Fire Marshal Bomb Squad …


Police/Fire, Politics

Bomb Squad seizes second inert rocket launcher tube at BWI Airport

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY – The Office of the State Fire Marshal’s Bomb Squad, in conjunction with the Transportation Security Administration and the Maryland Transportation Authority, reported to the Baltimore Washington International Airport at around 5:15 a.m. on Thursday morning for a report of a recovered launch tube located at the American Airlines baggage area. The inert rocket launch tube, empty …


Police: bomb scare in Middle River was false alarm

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – A bomb scare in Middle River led to several closed roads and a heavy police presence on Sunday evening. At around 8 p.m., a suspicious package was found at the Springhill Suites, located at Greenleigh at Crossroads along Route 43. Many roads were closed in the area, including White Marsh Boulevard, and several nearby apartment complexes …

Bomb squad deployed following ‘incident’ in Essex home

Authorities say the bomb squad  was deployed to a home in Essex on Sunday afternoon.   At around 4 p.m., police responded to a residence located on Cardinal Road, 21221 for a reported “incident inside the home.” Details are sketchy.  Reports would seem to indicate that a suspect is now in custody, however area residents are being asked to shelter in …