Police/Fire

Critical injuries reported after vehicle falls on Middle River man

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Monday evening rescue in Middle River. At just before 8 p.m., medics responded to the unit block of Ambo Circle (21220). At the scene, firefighters found a man trapped under a vehicle that had fallen on top of him. Rescue workers were able to free the man, and he was transported …


Business, Police/Fire

Mission BBQ donates over $1,400 to Chesapeake Regional Firefighters Burn Fund

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Mission BBQ has stepped up to the plate to help injured firefighters. On Friday, members of the Baltimore County Fire Department accepted $1,442 from the barbecue restaurant chain to support the Chesapeake Regional Firefighters Burn Fund at Johns Hopkins Bayview. Garrison Station 19B and Burn Fund board members Stacey Curtis, Tasha Kearney, and Yogi Schreiber accepted the check. Mission …


Joppa man hospitalized after falling from roof

A Joppa man was hospitalized after a serious fall on Sunday afternoon. At just after 4:30 p.m., units from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company responded to the 3000-block of Franklinville Road after a man fell from a roof. The adult male was taken by ambulance to Hopkins Bayview Trauma Center. He is said to be in serious condition at this hour. …

Tow truck driver killed in I-95 crash

A tow truck driver was killed in an afternoon crash along Interstate 95 that snarled traffic on Thursday. At about 12:30 p.m., Maryland State Police responded to a serious motor vehicle accident involving a flatbed tow truck and a disabled tractor trailer, which was parked on the right shoulder of the highway. The tow truck was traveling northbound on I-95 in …

Pennsylvania motorcyclist dies in Essex crash

Police have identified a motorcyclist who died after a crash on Orems Road Tuesday night. Jeffrey Scott Vipperman, 44, of Airville, Pennsylvania, died after he lost control of his 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Orems Road in Essex and crashed into a guardrail. Officers were called to the scene by a passersby at around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4, …

BCoPD officers, Good Samaritan rescue 2 from burning Essex home

Two police officers from the Baltimore County Police Department helped rescue two people from a burning Essex home on Tuesday night. Just before midnight, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to a home in the 600 block of South Marlyn Avenue, 21221, for a report of a fire. Police units arrived on the scene first and found flames coming …

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 …