Traffic, Weather

Vehicles trapped in floodwaters in Joppa, rescue in progress

UPDATE: Additional vehicles are trapped in White Marsh. Original story below… ——— JOPPA, MD—Crews are attempting to rescue motorists from floodwaters in Joppa. At just after 9:15 p.m., units responded to the area of Joppa Farm Road at Barksdale Road (21085). At the scene, crews found three vehicles stuck in rising floodwaters with occupants trapped, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer …


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Medevac responding after horseback riding accident at Gunpowder Falls State Park

UPDATE: This incident occurred at just after 1:00 p.m. in the area of Pot Rocks/9800 Anvil Court (21128), according to the Baltimore County Fire Department. Original story below… ——— PERRY HALL, MD—Crews are performing a back country rescue following a horseback riding accident in Kingsville on Saturday afternoon. The incident occurred at around 2:30 p.m. at in the woods at …


Maryland State Police Aviation Command personnel recognized for statewide safety efforts

ROSEDALE, MD—Seven members of the Maryland State Police Aviation Command were recognized last week for their heroism and efforts to promote safety by the State Employees Risk Management Administration (SERMA). The three troopers and four civilian pilots were honored during SERMA’s conference on May 27th, which recognized more than a dozen employees from State agencies. Sergeant Brooke Tognocchi and Corporal …

Crash on southbound I-95 snarls traffic near county line

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday morning crash with injuries on Interstate 95. The crash was reported at just after 8 a.m. along southbound I-95 between Mountain Road and White Marsh Boulevard. Entrapment and several injuries were reported at the scene and southbound I-95 was shut down briefly for rescue. Heavy delays remain in the area. Motorists …

Two seriously injured in overnight Carney crash

CARNEY, MD—Two people were seriously injured in an overnight crash in the Carney area. Units from several local fire companies responded to the single-vehicle crash, which occurred at the intersection of East Joppa Road and Perring Parkway (21234). Two people were trapped at the scene.  Both were rescued and taken to local trauma centers, according to the Kingsville Volunteer Fire …

Injured person rescued from Loch Raven bike trail

CARNEY, MD—Crews performed a rescue along a popular bike trail on Sunday morning. The Providence Volunteer Fire Company reports that an engine, a special rescue unit, and an ATV responded to a report of an injured person on a bike trail in the Loch Raven Watershed. One person was rescued from the woods using specialized, all-terrain rescue equipment. The individual …

Man seriously injured in Rosedale industrial accident

ROSEDALE, MD—A man was seriously injured in an industrial accident in Rosedale on Friday evening. The incident occurred at around 5:30 p.m. in the 7900-block of Montrose Avenue (21237). At the scene, the Baltimore County Fire Department reports that an adult male got his arm trapped and twisted in a commercial plumbing snake. The man sustained serious arm injuries and …

Water rescue in progress on Gunpowder River

UPDATE: The make has been rescued and is being evaluated by EMS personnel. Original story below… ——— FALLSTON, MD—Crews on the scene of a swiftwater rescue in the Fallston area. At just after 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, units responded to the Gunpowder River in the Harford Road area for reports of a male clinging to a kayak in the river. …