Emergency Response, Traffic

7-year-old Joppa boy killed in Bel Air crash

A community is in mourning after a 7-year-old boy from Joppa was killed in a motor vehicle accident in Bel Air on Monday morning. Tripp Johnson was killed in a 12-vehicle pileup that occurred at about 7 a.m. on Monday along Route 24 at Ring Factory Road. The fiery crash occurred when a ShopRite tractor-trailer driven by Carloo Watson, 49, …


Emergency Response

Hillendale fire victim dies

A man who was injured in an apartment fire last week has died. Michael Anthony Carter, 33, of the 7700-block of Hillendale Road (21234) died from his injuries on Monday. Fire crews responded to a blaze at the same address at about 8:40 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13th. Carter was found inside and taken to Shock Trauma. Fire investigators have …


Man critically injured in Parkville apartment fire

A 33-year-old man remains in critical but stable condition at Shock Trauma with injuries sustained on Tuesday in a one-alarm apartment fire in Parkville’s Hillendale community. Fire investigators have ruled the fire accidental, saying that it began when a lamp fell and ignited combustible materials. Fire crews from multiple companies responded at about 8:45 p.m. to the 7700-block of Hillendale Road (21234) for an apartment fire.  …

Essex house fire sends 90-year-old woman, three officers to hospital

Fire officials have released additional details regarding Tuesday night’s house fire in Essex. A 90-year-old woman and three police officers were injured in the single-alarm blaze. Investigators have ruled the fire to be accidental.  It began in a first-floor bedroom, where a heat lamp used to warm a pet lizard fell over and ignited. Officers from the Baltimore County Police Department arrived …