Overnight house fire in Joppa draws response from multiple fire companies

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Crews from several local fire companies responded to a house fire in the Joppa area early Thursday morning.

At just after 2 a.m., firefighters from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company, Aberdeen Proving Ground Fire & Emergency Services, Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company, and White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company responded to the 400 block of Trimble Road.

At the scene, crews found a fire on the front porch of the residence.  Additional units were then summoned from the Abingdon Fire Company.

Firefighters took hoses inside the home and aggressively attacked the fire. It took about 20 minutes to bring the blaze under control. The occupants were not home at the time of the fire as the house is currently being renovated.

No injuries were reported.

The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal reports that the fire is being investigated as arson.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Northeast Regional Office of the Fire Marshal at 410-836-4844.

Second house fire in two days reported in Joppa [VIDEO]

Crews are responding to the scene of a house fire in Joppa, the second in two days in that area.

At about 8 a.m., fire personnel responded to the 300 block of Avedon Court.

At the scene, firefighters found showing from a one-story home.

On Saturday, a house fire was reported in the 1100 block of Old Joppa Road.

One firefighter is being treated for injuries.

Motorists should use caution in the area.

House Fire reported in Joppa

Joppa House Fire 20180106Crews are on the scene of a Saturday morning house fire in Joppa.

At just before 11 a.m., crews from the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company and Fallston Fire Company responded to the 1100 block of Old Joppa Road.

At the scene, firefighters found a chimney fire on the premises.

Crews are still working to extinguish the blaze.

No injuries have been reported.

Route 40 shut down after police pursuit ends in crash

A portion of Route 40 in Joppa was shut down on Monday night after a police pursuit resulted in a crash.

The accident occurred at just before 11 p.m. near Pulaski Highway at Joppa Farm Road in Joppa.

Route 40 has been shut down and a medevac chopper is en route to the scene.

Details surrounding the police chase have not been released, but one person was said to be critically injured in the resulting crash.

Motorists should avoid the area.