Police/Fire

1,300-pound horse rescued in Kingsville

KINGSVILLE, MD—Crews used some special equipment to rescue a horse in Kingsville on Wednesday. At around 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning, personnel from the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company responded to the 7600-block of Bradshaw Road. At the scene, units arrived to find a 1,300-pound horse on its side and unable to get up. With the assistance the personnel and equipment …


Police/Fire

First responders use crane to rescue horse in Joppa [VIDEO]

JOPPA, MD—Some local first responders pulled off a unique rescue in Joppa on Sunday morning. At around 7:30 a.m., crews from the Joppa-Magnolia Volulnteer Fire Company and the Aberdeen Fire Department used a crane to rescue a horse in the 2400-block of Old Jerusalem Road. It took about 2 hours to bring the 20-year-old, 1,300-pound Irish sport horse named Monte …


Horse rescue under way in Fallston

UPDATE: Initial reports indicate that the horse has been freed and was not injured. Original story below… —— FALLSTON, MD—Crews are on the scene of a technical rescue in Fallston. At around 10 a.m., units responded to the 300-block of Reckord Road for a report of a trapped animal. At the scene, crews found that a horse had become stuck …

Baltimore County horse tests positive for equine herpesvirus

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Animal Health Program confirmed this week that a horse in Baltimore County had tested positive for equine herpesvirus (EHV-1). Samples from the symptomatic horse were sent to the Frederick Animal Health Laboratory, where the non-neurotropic strain of EHV-1 was confirmed. The horse was euthanized on Thursday due to complications. The Baltimore County farm, which …

The Budweiser Clydesdales are coming to The Avenue this month

Get your camera ready. The Budweiser Clydesdales will be returning to The Avenue at White Marsh later this month. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 17th. The Clydesdales will parade down the Main Avenue and are expected to be on display in the Main Plaza area from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. These magnificent horses make for great …

Woman hospitalized after falling from horse in Joppa

A woman was rushed to the hospital after falling from a horse in Harford County on Sunday afternoon. At just after 4 p.m., paramedics responded to the 1000 block of Old Joppa Road in Joppa. At the scene, crews found that a 50-year-old woman had fallen from a horse. Paramedics with the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company rushed the woman to …