Jaws of Life used in dramatic Joppa rescue

Joppa Rescue 20170815A dramatic rescue took place along Interstate 95 in Joppa on Tuesday afternoon.

At just after 1 p.m., crews from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company and Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company responded to a crash along northbound I-95, prior to the Mountain Road exit.

At the scene, paramedics found one vehicle that had gone off the highway and down an embankment, with the driver trapped.

The call was escalated to a rescue, which brought a response from the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company. Rescue crews worked to stabilize the vehicle before using the Jaws of Life and other tools to remove the patient.

Additional rescuers prepared a rope rescue system to bring the patient up the embankment, out of the woods, and back to the roadway.

The patient, a seriously-injured adult female, was taken to Shock Trauma.

Maryland State Police are investigating the cause of the collision.

Serious crash brings wires down in Fallston

Car Crash AccidentCrews are on the scene of a serious, Friday afternoon crash in Fallston.

At just after 4 p.m., paramedics responded to the intersection of Harford Road and Connolly Road.

Reports indicate that a bus collided with another vehicle.

The collision brought down power lines in the area.

Multiple medic units from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company and Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company are responding to the scene.

Motorists should use caution in the area.

I-95 shut down due to serious Kingsville crash

I-95 Crash 201270720UPDATE: The tow truck driver has died from his injuries – details here.

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Crews are on the scene of a serious, Thursday afternoon crash along Interstate 95 in Kingsville.

At just after 12:30 p.m., paramedics responded to northbound I-95 at the Baltimore County/Harford County line.

Reports indicate that a tow truck collided with a tractor-trailer.  Multiple patients are trapped and in need of rescue.

Crews from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company, White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company, and the Baltimore County Fire Department are on the scene.

The highway is being shut down so a medevac chopper can respond to the scene.

Motorists should avoid the area.

House fire reported in Joppa

House FireCrews are on the scene of a Friday afternoon house fire in Joppa.

At about 1:45 p.m. on Friday, emergency personnel responded to the 100 block of Fitzhugh Road.

At the scene, firefighters found smoke showing from the rear, enclosed porch of a single-family residence.

There has been no word on any injuries.

The Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company, Aberdeen Proving Ground Fire Department, and Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company are responding to the scene.

Motorists should use caution in the area.