Rescue underway after vehicle overturns along I-95

AmbulanceCrews are on the scene of a Thursday night crash along Interstate 95 in the Bradshaw area.

At about 9:45 p.m., the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company reported that one of its engines was assisting units from Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company after a vehicle overturned along southbound I-95 between Raphel Road and the Big Gunpowder River.

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Reports indicate that the vehicle’s occupants are trapped.

Motorists should use caution in the area.


Divers recover body of Loch Raven Reservoir drowning victim

DrowningUPDATE: Police have identified the victim.

Original story below…

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Divers have recovered the body of the individual who drowned in Loch Raven Reservoir on Monday.

The identity of the drowning victim has not yet been determined.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

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At just before 11 a.m. on Monday, rescue crews responded to the 10500 flock of Pot Spring Road (21030) for an inland water rescue.

Witnesses saw a male individual go under the water without resurfacing.

Water rescue units from the Texas Fire Station, Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company, and the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Company were unable to locate the victim.

Rescue operations ended and recovery operations began at about 12:45 p.m. on Monday.


Kingsville swiftwater team performing rescue at Loch Raven Reservoir

Water RescueUPDATE 3: Police have identified the victim.

UPDATE 2: The body of the drowning victim has been recovered.

UPDATE: The operation is now being treated as a recovery. Crews are still searching for the drowning victim at this hour.

Original story below….

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Crews are on the scene of a Monday morning water rescue at Loch Raven Reservoir.

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At about 11:30 a.m., units from the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company’s swiftwater rescue team responded to the 10500-block of Pot Spring Road (21030).

Reports came in involving a male subject who went underwater and never resurfaced.

Crews are actively searching the waterways at this hour


Jerusalem Mill hosting First Responders Day on Saturday

Jerusalem Mill First Responders Day 2018First Responders Day is set to kick off at historic Jerusalem Mill today, Saturday, August 18, 2018.

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Historic Jerusalem Mill Village, located at 2800 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville, MD 21087.

Admission is free.

Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company, Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company, Maryland State Police Aviation Unit, Harford County Sheriff’s Office, and the Department of Natural Resources’ Forestry and Maryland Park Service are hosting this family-friendly event with fire equipment of all descriptions, demonstrations, displays, K9 unit and activities for young and old.

The organizers of the event will be honoring the first responders and acknowledging the selfless sacrifices of these brave men and women.

The representative fire departments will plan and include a friendly contest for bragging rights, custody of a trophy, and a cash prize from the event’s sponsors.

For more, visit the event on Facebook here.

Tractor-trailer crash on I-95 leads to 4-mile backup

Truck Crash I-95 20180812A tractor-trailer crash along Interstate 95 caused some big delays on Sunday morning.

At about 8:30 a.m.,  a Safeway truck crashed and went off the highway along southbound I-95 just before the New Forge Road overpass.

Crews from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company, the Maryland Department of the Environment, Maryland State Police, and Maryland State Highway Administration responded to the scene.

Hazmat crews were also dispatched.

There were no other vehicles involved and no reported injuries.

All lanes have been reopened, however traffic is now backed up for four miles along southbound I-95.

Motorists should expect delays.