Police/Fire

Fire reported at Oak Crest in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Friday afternoon fire in Carney. The fire was reported at around 4:45 p.m. at Oak Crest Senior Living Community in the 8800-block of Walther Boulevard (21234). Arriving units found smoke showing from a high-rise unit with a fire in the kitchen. One patient is being treated for smoke inhalation. Motorists should use …


Police/Fire

Edgewood house explosion caused by disconnected gas range, candle

EDGEWOOD, MD—Investigators with the Office of the State Fire Marshal have determined the cause of an explosion that leveled a home and critically injured an Edgewood man on Sunday evening. Deputy State Fire Marshals have concluded that 67-year-old Delbert L. Markley, Jr., the homeowner, lit a candle after he improperly disconnected a gas range, subsequently allowing the home to fill …


Emergency crews responding to Gunpowder Falls State Park

UPDATE 2: Police now say a dead body has been found at Gunpowder Falls State Park – details here. UPDATE: Initial reports of smoke at the location were not accurate.  Further details have not yet been released. Original story below… —— KINGSVILLE, MD—Emergency crews are responding to Gunpowder Falls State Park in Kingsville. Several fire, EMS, and police units are …

Edgewood house explosion damages three homes, critical injuries reported

UPDATE 2: Investigators have determined the cause of the explosion – details here. UPDATE: Officials have confirmed that the explosion originated from within the home.  Investigators are currently working with BGE to determine the cause. The owner was discovered at the rear of the home. Original story below… —— EDGEWOOD, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Sunday night house …

Joppa Road shut down due to fire at McDonald’s in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Crews remain on the scene of a Sunday morning fire in Carney. The fire was reported at around 8:45 a.m. at the McDonald’s in the 2100-block of E. Joppa Road (21234). Arriving units found fire showing from the building. It took crews around 20 minutes to extinguish the blaze. The Providence Volunteer Fire Company reports E. Joppa Road remains …

Vehicle fire reported in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Thursday afternoon vehicle fire in White Marsh. At just after 2:30 p.m., the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company said that units were responding to the blaze in the area of Route 40 at Days Cove Road. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use caution in the area.

Critical injuries reported in fire at Rosedale auto body shop

ROSEDALE, MD—One person suffered critical injuries in Wednesday’s two-alarm fire at a Rosedale auto body shop. At just before 4 p.m., crews from the Baltimore County Fire Department responded to the 7300-block of Philadelphia Road (21237) for a commercial building fire. First-arriving units reported heavy smoke and fire and quickly called for a second alarm. Firefighters were alerted to a …

2-alarm fire reported in Rosedale

UPDATE 2: One person has been hospitalized with critical injuries as a result of this fire. UPDATE: Philadelphia Road has now been shut down. Original story below… —— ROSEDALE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a two-alarm fire in Rosedale. The blaze was reported at just before 4 p.m. on Wednesday in the 7300-block of Philadelphia Road (21237). Units arrived …