Police/Fire

Fullerton house fire leaves one dead

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A 75-year-old man has died from injuries sustained in a Thursday night house fire in Fullerton. The victim has been identified as Michael Richard Praglowski. He was pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. At just after 11 p.m. on Thursday night, crews responded to a dwelling fire in the 4500-block of Fitch Avenue (21236). Responding personnel did …


Police/Fire

Baltimore County Fire Department crew from Fullerton recognized for exceptional performance during recent fire

FULLERTON, MD—A local fire crew has been recognized for their heroic efforts during a recent house fire. A Baltimore County Fire Department Unit Citation has been awarded to Fullerton Truck 8, Fire Lt. Brandon Watkins (off-duty), and other personnel. The award was presented in recognition of the crew’s exceptional performance during a November 12, 2020 dwelling fire with rescue on …


Councilman Marks: overnight truck parking to be prohibited on Fitch Avenue

FULLERTON, MD—Parking restrictions will be implemented on Fitch Avenue to try to eliminate overnight parking by buses and tractor trailers, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Monday. Baltimore County will install signs that read “No Parking 11:00 pm- 6:00 am,” like those erected nearby on Wever Road. The signs will be located near the Fullerton Plaza shopping center. “These …

Councilman Marks: space included for police substation in Fitch Avenue project

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Wednesday that the developer of a commercial project in the Fullerton area will dedicate space for a police substation. SAFStor, Inc., will allocate room in its facility where police can hold meetings and conduct business closer to the Fullerton and Rossville Boulevard areas. Additionally, the building will have three storage units that a local …

Councilman Marks: Fitness center planned at Fullerton Plaza

Councilman David Marks announced on Tuesday that further improvements are planned at Fullerton Plaza, as the owner plans to incorporate a 34,000 square foot fitness center into the renovated shopping center. Plans call for a reconfiguration of the southern parking area. Additionally, a sidewalk will be extended from Fitch Avenue to the proposed shopping area. Kimco Realty is working with …

Tools stolen during commercial burglaries, robbery reported in Middle River

Police are investigating two commercial burglaries and a robbery that were reported this week. At 10 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, an individual entered the T.W. Perrry building, located in the 4300 block of Fitch Avenue in Fullerton (21236), stole tools, and then fled in a vehicle. At 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, someone approached an individual from behind …

Fullerton water main break leaves 150 homes without service

Crews are on the scene of a major water main break in Fullerton. The Department of Public works says that a water main has ruptured in the area of Belair Road at Fitch Avenue (21236). The break has impacted the 4200, 4300, and 4400 blocks of Fitch Avenue, St. Marys Drive, St. Thomas Drive, and Wever Road. Five hydrants and …