Police/Fire, Traffic

I-695 inner loop to be shut down for several hours following tractor-trailer crash, hazmat response

UPDATE: Authorities are urging drivers to access the Towson area via Dulaney Valley Road or Providence Road.  Motorists should avoid Charles Street and Kenilworth Drive for the next 4 to 6 hours. Original story below… ——— TOWSON, MD—Fire officials say the inner loop of I-695 will remain shut down through the afternoon following a Thursday morning crash involving a tractor-trailer. …


Crime, Police/Fire

Hazmat teams evacuating Rosedale apartment

UPDATE: Authorities believe the individual may have been attempting to make mustard gas in the apartment. Original story below… —— ROSEDALE, MD—Emergency crews are responding to a possible hazardous materials incident at a Rosedale apartment complex. At around 4:30 p.m., units responded to the 5200-block of Daybrook Circle (21237). At the scene, firefighters found that an occupant had mixed ammonia …


Overturned tractor-trailer prompts hazmat response in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Saturday morning crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer in Rosedale. The crash was reported at around 10:30 a.m. at I-695 & Route 40. Hazmat crews and the Maryland Department of the Environment are responding due to a subsequent fuel spill. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use caution in …

Hazmat crews responding to Rosedale chemical spill

ROSEDALE, MD—Hazmat crews are on the scene of a chemical spill in Rosedale. At just after 8:30 a.m., units responded to the 7400-block of Pulaski Highway for a report of a chemical spill inside of a business. Approximately 40 gallons of chemical spilled onto the floor of the business. The hazmat team is conducting mitigation efforts to contain the spill. …

Hazmat crews responding to truck crash in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday morning crash in Joppa. The crash was reported at around 8:45 a.m. in the 1000-block of Joppa Farm Road. At the scene, units found that an armored truck had struck a pole and was leaking fuel. Hazmat crews are responding to the scene to assist with fuel cleanup. There has been …

Hazmat crews responding to overturned tractor-trailer in Edgewood

EDGEWOOD, MD—Hazmat crews are responding to a Saturday afternoon tractor-trailer crash in Edgewood. The crash was reported at around 12:45 p.m. in the area of Route 24 at the Route 40 spur. A tractor-trailer has overturned at the scene and hazmat crews are responding to deal with a fuel spill. No injuries have been reported at this time. Motorists should …