Police/Fire

Overnight fire reported at Oak Crest in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Crews responded to a fire overnight at Oak Crest Village. At just before 1 a.m. on Thursday, the Providence Volunteer Fire Company responded to a building fire at the Carney retirement home. Upon arrival, firefighters found smoke on the first floor of the building and determined that a faulty HVAC unit. The fire was extinguished, smoke was cleared from …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Another brush fire reported near Loch Raven Reservoir

GLEN ARM, MD—Crews are on the scene of another brush fire in the Loch Raven Reservoir area. Monday’s fire was reported at around 3 p.m. near Loch Raven Drive at Morgan Mill Road (21057). Several units are on the scene from Providence Volunteer Fire Company, Long Green Volunteer Fire Company, and other departments. Motorists should use caution in the area. …


Cromwell Bridge Road shut down due to Carney crash

CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday afternoon crash in Carney. The crash occurred on Cromwell Bridge Road at just before 4:00 p.m. Cromwell Bridge Road is currently shut down between Satyr Hill Road and McFaul’s Ironhorse Tavern at Sander’s Corner. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use an alternate route. Photos via Cromwell …

Providence, Middle River VFC put on 9/11 flag display at Mission BBQ in Perry Hall [PHOTOS]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The American flag flew high in Perry Hall on Saturday morning. Crews from Providence Volunteer Fire Company and Middle River Volunteer Fire & Rescue proudly displayed Old Glory at the Mission BBQ in the Festival at Perry Hall shopping center. The annual tradition takes place each year on September 11th to honor those who lost their lives in the …

Motorcycle crash reported in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Monday afternoon crash in Carney. The crash was reported at around 2:15 p.m. at the intersection of Loch Raven Drive and Cromwell Bridge Road (21234). The Providence Volunteer Fire Company reports that a motorcycle was involved in the crash. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use caution in …

Tree falls onto Glen Arm residence, home declared unsafe

GLEN ARM, MD–A Glen Arm home has been evacuated after a tree fell onto it during Thursday evening’s storms. The incident occurred at around 7 p.m. in the 4300-block of Manorwood Drive. No injuries were reported but the home has been declared unsafe. The occupants, who were home at the time, are being assisted by neighbors and family, according to …

Medics attempting to reach snake bite victim in Loch Raven Watershed

UPDATE: An adult female was located and removed from the woods onboard PVFC ATV-29. An EMS crew treated and transported the adult female to a hospital in stable condition for treatment from a suspected copperhead bite. Original story below… —— GLEN ARM, MD—Medics are attempting to reach an individual who has been bitten by a snake in the Loch Raven …

East Joppa Road closed in Towson due to building fire

UPDATE: All lanes have now been reopened. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Motorists heading toward the Towson area on Thursday morning should be aware of a major closure. East Joppa Road has been shut down due to a fire at the Public Safety Building located in the 700-block. Smoke is being reported on the 11th floor of the building. Joppa …