Police/Fire, Traffic

Harford Road shut down due to Glen Arm brush fire

GLEN ARM, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday afternoon brush fire in the Glen Arm area. The fire was reported at around 2 p.m. in the 11500-block of Notchcliff Road. The Providence Volunteer Fire Company advises that Harford Road has been shut down at Notchcliff Road. Smoke is visible throughout the area. Motorists should use an alternate route. …


Business, Police/Fire

Baltimore County volunteer fire companies, police foundations receive BGE Emergency Response and Safety Grants

BALTIMORE, MD—A total of 61 area nonprofit organizations are receiving over $250,000 in BGE Emergency Response and Safety Grants. The grant recipients are located throughout the BGE service area in nine Maryland counties and Baltimore City. “BGE is grateful to honor these outstanding organizations that share our commitment to safety. We believe that first responders are a vital foundation of …


Fire breaks out at Walmart in Towson

TOWSON, MD—Crews responded to a fire at the Walmart in Towson on Friday evening. At around 6 p.m. on February 4, units responded to the Walmart located in the 1200-block of Putty Hill Avenue (21286) for a report of a fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found a fire in the clothing racks at the store.  Multiple units were deployed from both …

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 …

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 …