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 …


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Large brush fire reported in Middle River

UPDATE: Several additional fire companies were called in to battle this brush fire.  It took crews approximately four hours to contain the blaze. Original story below… —— MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Crews are on the scene of a large, Tuesday evening brush fire in Middle River. The fire was reported at about 6 p.m. in the area of Pulaski Highway at Mohrs …


White Marsh, Rosedale, Middle River volunteer fire companies receive grant from BGE

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Thirteen Baltimore County volunteer fire companies have received grants for equipment and preparedness through BGE’s Emergency Response and Safety Grant program. BGE awarded more than $272,000 in grants to the Baltimore County companies and 52 other fire companies and non-profits throughout Maryland at a press event held yesterday at the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department. Baltimore County Acting …

Middle River Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company kicks off capital campaign

The officers and members of the Middle River Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company  on Saturday officially kicked off their capital campaign to build a new,  centrally located facility. MRVFR presently operates out of two separate stations, both of which are more than 50 years old and in varying stages of disrepair. The Middle River Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company was …

Volunteer firefighter charged with possession of child pornography

Police in Baltimore County have charged a man who was a member of the Middle River Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company with three counts of possession of child pornography. Adam David Burgan, 29, of Essex, was charged on September 27, 2017 and has been released on a $10,000.00 bond. On the same date, police received information that Burgan had pornographic …

Middle River rescue, fire companies to merge, effective today

On Wednesday, August 31, 2016, the Middle River Volunteer Ambulance Rescue Company 52 and the Middle River Volunteer Fire Company 22, will merge and become one fire company. The companies are changing their names but not their mission. The new Middle River Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company 74 celebrates its new beginning with a ceremony at the Wilson Point Station, 1100 …