Pulaski Highway police chase ends with crash in Baltimore City

Police Chase. PursuitjpgA man who fled from police in a stolen vehicle on Friday afternoon is now under arrest.

Early Friday afternoon, patrol officers called for backup stating that they were following a vehicle with verified stolen license plate tags. Air support took over when the officers attempted to make a traffic stop but the driver began to flee erratically down Pulaski Highway into Baltimore City.

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The vehicle continued to drive recklessly into Baltimore City, where the driver struck two parked cars and fled on foot.

Police then caught and apprehended the suspect.  Detectives subsequently determined that the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Baltimore City and the tags were also reported stolen from a different vehicle in Baltimore City.

The uncooperative suspect was taken back to Baltimore County for charging.

His identity has not yet been released.

Boat explodes in Middle River

FireCrews are on the scene of Tuesday morning boat explosion and fire in the Middle River area.

At about 11:45 a.m., crews from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company responded to a call for a boat fire in Harewood Park in Chase.

Upon arriving at the scene, firefighters found that a boat had exploded and a man had jumped overboard.

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The fire was quickly extinguished.

No injuries have been reported.

Crews respond to early morning house fire in Middle River

House FireCrews responded to a house fire in Middle River early on Saturday morning.

The fire was reported at about 7 a.m. in the 7400 block of Gunpowder Road in the Chase area (21220).

An engine from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company responded to the scene.

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There has been no word on any injuries.

House fire reported in Middle River

House FireCrews are on the scene of a Monday evening house fire in Middle River.

At just before 5:30 p.m., units responded to Barbie Court in the Chase area (21220).

At the scene, firefighters found a bedroom fire at the dwelling.

There has been no word on any injuries.

Motorists should use caution in the area.

Plume of smoke from APG visible in Nottingham area

APG Smoke 20170308A plume of smoke visible for miles is nothing to be alarmed about, according to the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company.

WMVFC said on Wednesday that it had received multiple calls related to smoke in the area.

The cause was determined to be a large range fire contained to Aberdeen Proving Ground.

Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company also confirmed that the smoke was coming from APG.

WMVFC said it had received the most calls from the Chase (Eastern Avenue/Oliver Beach/Ebenezer Road) area.