Education, Health, Police/Fire

Gas leak forces closure of middle school in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Crews were in the scene of a gas leak in Joppa on Friday morning. Units from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Conpany responded to Magnolia Middle School at just after 8 a.m. The school has been evacuated and closed for the day, per JMVFC. Fire crews, BGE, and Harford County Public Schools facilities are working to locate the source of the …


Education, Health, Police/Fire

Hazmat crews responding to possible natural gas leak at Fallston school

FALLSTON, MD—Crews are responding to the scene of a possible hazmat situation in Fallston. At about 8:45 a.m., units responded to Youth’s Benefit Elementary School, located at 1901 Fallston Road. Initial reports indicated that there was a possible natural gas leak at the school. There has been no word on any injuries. Story continues below Featured


Towson Town Center evacuated after car strikes gas line

UPDATE 3: Units have cleared the scene and Towson Town Center is once again open for business. UPDATE 2: Authorities say one person has been transported to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. UPDATE: A second alarm has been sounded and the Towson roundabout has also been shut down… —— TOWSON, MD—Towson Town Center was evacuated on Sunday morning due …

Hazelwood Elementary evacuated, dismissing early due to gas leak

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A Wednesday morning gas leak has led to an evacuation and early dismissal at one Baltimore school. Baltimore City Public Schools advises that Hazelwood Elementary/Middle School has been evacuated and will dismiss at 11:15 a.m. The school is located at 4517 Hazelwood Avenue (21206). Parents will be able to pick up their children at the recreation center entrance. There …

Gas leak reported on Belair Road

UPDATE 2: Crews have determined that there are no hazards present and are now clearing the scene. UPDATE: The Baltimore County Fire Department says the five patients have refused treatment. Hazmat crews are responding to the scene to assist with the investigation. Original story below… —— RASPEBURG, MD – Crews are on the scene of a Thursday morning gas leak …

Gas leak reported in Parkville

UPDATE: The building has been ventilated and units are now clearing the scene. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD – Crews are on the scene of a Monday afternoon gas leak in the Parkville area. At about 4:45 p.m., the Baltimore County Fire Department reported that a “domestic incident” in the 8500-block of Chestnut Oak Road (21234) had led to …

Possible gas leak leads to hotel evacuation in Rosedale

UPDATE: Additional units are being requested. Meter readings are reportedly high. BGE is responding to the scene. Original story below… —— ROSEDALE, MD – Crews are on the scene of a possible Sunday afternoon gas leak in Rosedale. At just before 4 p.m., units responded to the Comfort Inn located on Yellow Brick Road (21237) after customers reported smelling gas. …