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Route 7 shut down due to Joppa barn fire

UPDATE: The address of this vacant barn fire has been updated to 1215 Raspe Lane.  An investigation is under way.  Anyone with information on this fire is asked to call 410-386-3050. Original story below… —— JOPPA, MD—Route 7 has been shut down due to a Wednesday night fire in the Joppa area. The fire was reported at around 10:15 p.m. …


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House fire reported in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Crews responded to a house fire in the Overlea area on Sunday morning. The fire was reported at around 6:30 a.m. in the 7200-block of Belair Road (21206). Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire showing from the dwelling. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use caution in the area.


Curtis Bay explosion caught on doorbell cam [VIDEO]

CURTIS BAY, MD—Thursday morning’s explosion in Curtis Bay was captured on doorbell cam. At around 11:30 a.m., a five-story coal silo exploded at the CSX Cole Plant Building in the 1900-block of Benhill Avenue (full story here). So far, authorities say no injuries have been reported. The incident was captured by a resident’s doorbell camera. The explosion can be viewed …

Explosion rocks Curtis Bay, shockwave felt throughout Baltimore County

UPDATE 2: The explosion was caught video here. UPDATE: The explosion reportedly occurred at the CSX Cole Plant Building, according to police. Original story below… —— CURTIS BAY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Thursday morning explosion in the Curtis Bay area. The explosion occurred at around 11:30 a.m. in the 1900-block of Benhill Avenue (21226). Emergency personnel arrived …

House fire reported in Kingsville

KINGSVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a reported house fire in the Kingsville area. The fire was reported at around 11 a.m. on Wednesday in the 11700-block of Bellvue Avenue (21087). Arriving units from the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company found a small fire in a detached garage at the address. The fire was quickly extinguished and no injuries were …

7-year-old boy dies following Christmas Day, three-alarm fire in Baltimore County

GWYNN OAK, MD—A 7-year-old boy has died following a Christmas Day apartment fire in Baltimore County. At just before 12:30 a.m. on December 25, crews responded to an apartment fire with rescue in the 6700-block of Townbrook Drive (21207). First-arriving police and fire units found an apartment building fully involved with heavy fire. Firefighters rescued a young boy, identified as …

Brush fire reported at Loch Raven Reservoir

CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday evening brush fire in Loch Raven Reservoir area. The fire was reported at around 5:00 p.m. along Loch Raven Drive on Tuesday, according to the Long Green Volunteer Fire Company. Several wildland brush fires have been reported in the Loch Raven Reservoir area in recent weeks. Motorists should avoid Loch Raven …

Overnight vehicle fire reported on I-95

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews battled an intense vehicle fire on Interstate 95 on Saturday night. The fire was reported at just before 11:00 p.m. along southbound I-95 between the Mountain Road and White Marsh Boulevard exits. Several fire companies responded to the scene and extinguished the blaze. No injuries were reported. Photo via Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company