Emergency Response, Government, Science

Officials preparing for potential localized flooding from Hurricane Florence

Although the current projected track of Hurricane Florence would appear to take the storm south of the Baltimore area,┬áCounty Executive Don Mohler and his top public safety and public health team gathered at Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue and Marine this morning to advise residents to stay alert to possible changes and prepare in case of localized coastal and inland …


Emergency Response, Entertainment, Events, Family

Holiday events announced at Baltimore County volunteer fire stations

There’s nothing more magical than a Christmas train garden. With the holiday season in full swing, Baltimore County’s volunteer fire stations continue to offer an assortment of activities including train gardens, Christmas tree sales and appearances by Santa. Here’s the full list of what’s happening at your friendly, neighborhood Baltimore County fire station. Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department 5200 Southwestern Boulevard, …


WMVFC to honor firefighters who died in 1971 flood

The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company will hold a ceremony on Sunday afternoon in honor of some special fallen firefighters. The 45th Annual Remembrance Ceremony will be held to honor the four firefighters who lost their lives on August 1, 1971, when 13 inches of rain fell across the region in just a few hours. The downpour caused major flooding …