Police/Fire

Middle River Volunteer Fire & Rescue raising funds for new rescue boat

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A local fire & rescue company is raising funds to buy a new boat. Middle River Volunteer Fire & Rescue, home of Baltimore County’s only dive rescue team, has established a GoFundMe page to help them purchase a new water rescue vessel. “Our dive boat has seen better days and we are in need of a replacement,” MRVFR …


Police/Fire

Jet skier rescued in Middle River during storm

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – A jet skier was rescued during a sever storm in Middle River on Wednesday evening. As thunderstorms rolled through the area at around 6 p.m., a jet skier was following a boat to safety when the two became separated by wind and rain. After a search of the area, members of Marine Emergency Team 21 eventually …


One injured in Middle River boat collision

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – Authorities responded to a boat collision on Saturday night that left one person injured. The crash occurred at just after 10 p.m. on the Middle River. Multiple vessels and land units responded to the scene, including units from Marine Emergency Team 21. One person was treated for injuries and taken to a nearby hospital. Story continues …

Bowleys Quarters Marine Emergency Team rescues lost kayaker

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – The Bowleys Quarters Marine Emergency Team rescued a lost kayaker earlier this week. On Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at about 6:45 p.m., the unit received word that a kayaker had been missing for over 4 hours. Based on last known location information provided by the caller, a search of the Gunpowder River in the area of …

$13,000 in electronics stolen from Bowleys Quarters marine rescue boat

Authorities are investigating following the overnight theft of rescue boat electronics in Middle River. Marine Unit 217 remains out of service following the theft of all marine electronics and radio systems necessary to provide fire and rescue services to 90 square miles of the upper Chesapeake Bay. The Marine Emergency Team was notified of the incident at just after 10 …