Route 40 shut down in Joppa due to serious crash 

Crews are on the scene of a serious crash in Joppa. 

At just after 4 p.m., paramedics responded to the 500 block of Pulaski Highway for a report of a crash. 

All lanes of Route 40 have been shut down and a medevac chopper is on the scene, as well as numerous ambulances. 

Serious injuries have been reported as well as major delays. 

Motorists should avoid the area. 

Philadelphia Road shut down in Joppa after vehicle strikes utility pole

A busy Joppa roadway has been shut down after a vehicle struck a utility pole. 

At about 7:20 a.m., crews responded to the area of Philadelphia Road at Old Mountain Road for a report of a crash. 

At the scene, emergency workers found that a vehicle had struck a utility pole. 

Philadelphia Road will remain closed between Old Mountain Road and MD-152 for the next several hours while BGE makes repairs. 

There has been no word on any injuries. 

Motorists should use an alternate route. 

Serious crash in Joppa causes 4-mile backup along I-95

I-95 Crash 20170617A Saturday morning crash in Joppa has snarled traffic along Interstate 95.

At just before noon, a crash was reported along northbound I-95.

All northbound lanes were temporarily closed, but one lane has since reopened.  Injuries were reported in the crash.

The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company has units on the scene.

The Maryland Transportation Authority says there is now a 4-mile backup along northbound I-95.

Motorists should use an alternate route.

House fire reported in Joppa

House FireCrews are responding to the scene of a Thursday evening house fire in Joppa. 

At just after 5:30 p.m., fire personnel responded to the 200 block of Kearney Drive for a report of a fire.

At the scene, firefighters found that there were flames & smoke showing from a single-family dwelling. 

Four different fire companies responded to the scene, including Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company, White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, and Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company. 

The fire is now said to be under control. 

There is no word on any injuries.