Hazmat crews responding to overturned dump truck in White Marsh

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Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday morning crash involving a dump truck in White Marsh.

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The crash was reported at just before 9:15 a.m. in the area of White Marsh Boulevard at Pulaski Highway.

Reports indicate that a dump truck overturned at the scene.

The driver has been freed from the truck, although there has been no word on any injuries.

Hazmat crews from the Maryland Department of the Environment are responding to the scene to pump the truck’s fuel tanks.

Motorists should use caution in the area.


Tractor-trailer crash on I-95 leads to 4-mile backup

Truck Crash I-95 20180812A tractor-trailer crash along Interstate 95 caused some big delays on Sunday morning.

At about 8:30 a.m.,  a Safeway truck crashed and went off the highway along southbound I-95 just before the New Forge Road overpass.

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Crews from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company, the Maryland Department of the Environment, Maryland State Police, and Maryland State Highway Administration responded to the scene.

Hazmat crews were also dispatched.

There were no other vehicles involved and no reported injuries.

All lanes have been reopened, however traffic is now backed up for four miles along southbound I-95.

Motorists should expect delays.

 


Fuel spill shuts down Philadelphia Road in White Marsh

HazMatHazmat crews are responding to a Friday afternoon incident in White Marsh.

At about 12:30 p.m., the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company reported that Philadelphia Road had been shut down from Route 43 to Ebenezer Road due to a large fuel spill.

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Two WMVFC engines are on the scene as well as hazmat units.

There has been no word on when the roadway will be reopened.

Motorists should use an alternate route.


Jackknifed tractor-trailer causes I-95 delays in Joppa

I-95 Crash 20180701Crews are on the scene of a Sunday afternoon crash along Interstate 95 in Joppa.

The crash was reported along northbound I-95 just before MD-152 at about 4:30 p.m.

Reports indicate that a tractor-trailer has jackknifed along the right side of the highway.

Hazmat teams have been deployed as the fuel tanks are leaking.

Motorists should expect heavy delays in the area.

Overnight crash in Joppa draws hazmat response

Truck Into Woods 20180612Crews responded to an overnight crash involving two tractor-trailers in Joppa early Tuesday morning.

At just after 12:30 a.m., the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company and Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company responded to a crash along southbound Interstate 95 just north of the county line.

Firefighters reported that the crash involved two tractor-trailers along the right shoulder that had gone off the roadway and into the woods.

An assessment of the vehicles found that their diesel tanks were damaged. The Harford County Hazardous Materials Team was requested along with the Maryland Department of the Environment Emergency Response Team to evaluate and mitigate any environmental impact.

The trucks’ fuel tanks were pumped and drained.

Neither of the drivers were injured.

Maryland State Police and Maryland Transportation Authority Police units also responded to the scene.

The crash was cleared at about 1:30 a.m. Hazmat and MDE units remained on scene throughout the removal and towing process.