Education, Police/Fire

Small, overnight fire reported at Fallston Middle School

FALLSTON, MD—Crews responded to a fire alarm that activated overnight at Fallston Middle School. At just after 4:15 a.m. on Thursday, crews from the Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company were dispatched to the school, which is located at 2303 Carrs Mill Road, for an automatic fire alarm activation. Upon entering the area indicated on the alarm panel, firefighters found …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Fallston VFC to conduct training exercise on Saturday

FALLSTON, MD—The Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company will conduct a live fire training exercise on Saturday. The exercise will take place in the area of 200 Mountain Road near the Aumar Village Shopping Center in Fallston between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. The training will involve water supply operations as well as structural fire suppression operations. Traffic impacts are …


Paramedic with Fallston Volunteer Fire & Ambulance Company receives 2019 Baltimore Ravens Community Quarterback Award

FALLSTON, MD—A Fallston Volunteer Fire & Ambulance Company paramedic has received a big honor. Edward Benesch, who is also a Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police Reserve Officer, has been given a 2019 Baltimore Ravens Community Quarterback Award for his selfless contributions to the local community. Through the annual Community Quarterback Award, the Baltimore Ravens, together with T. Rowe Price …

Downed wires close roadway in Fallston

FALLSTON, MD—Officials say a Fallston road has been shut down on Wednesday afternoon. At just after 4:00 p.m., authorities said that Laurel Brook Road had been shut down due to wires down in the roadway. Units from Fallston Volunteer Fire Company are on the scene and awaiting the arrival of BGE crews. Motorists should use an alternate route.

House fire reported in Glen Arm

Crews are on the scene of a Thursday afternoon house fire in Glen Arm. The fire was reported at about 3:15 p.m. in the 5300-block of Glen Arm Road (21057). Units from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, Providence Volunteer Fire Company, Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company, Fallston Volunteer Fire Company, and Long Green Volunteer Fire Company have responded to the scene. Upon …

Crash with rescue reported in Glen Arm

UPDATE: Glen Arm Road has been shut down between Hartley Mill Road and Williams Road. A truck reportedly struck a tree and overturned. One patient has been transported to a local hospital with possible life-threatening injuries. Original story below… —— Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday afternoon crash in Glen Arm. The crash was reported at around 2 …

Overnight crash in Joppa draws emergency response

Crews responded to an overnight crash in Joppa. The crash was reported at just after midnight on Friday, November 23, at the intersection of Mountain Road and Greenspring Avenue. Injuries were reported and multiple ambulances were dispatched. Units from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company, Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company, and Fallston Volunteer Fire Company all responded to the scene.

Vehicle fire reported in Fork

Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday night vehicle fire in the Fork/Baldwin area. The fire was reported at just after 9:30 p.m. along Bottom Road, just over the Baltimore County line. Units from Fallston Volunteer Fire Company are on the scene and report that the vehicle is “fully involved.” There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists …