Police/Fire, Politics, Traffic

Water main break, sinkhole reported in Essex

UPDATE: A large sinkhole has formed on Foxcroft Lane. Motorists should avoid the area. Original story below… —— A water main break in the Essex area has left some residents without service. The Department of Public Works reports that an eight-inch main has ruptured in the 900-block of Foxcroft Lane (21221). Story continues below Approximately fifty residents and one hydrant …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Water main break causes sinkhole in White Marsh

Crews are responding to the scene of a Monday water main in White Marsh. The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company reported that one of its engines had responded to a water main break in the 5300 block of Bangert Avenue (21162). A fire hydrant fell into a sinkhole caused by the break, which led to minor flooding in the area. …


Joppa Road reopens to traffic

A portion of East Joppa Road that was closed to traffic on Wednesday due to a water main break has been reopened to traffic. The break occurred at about 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning and led to a massive sinkhole┬áin the 4100 block of E. Joppa Road, near the intersection with Seven Courts Drive. Story continues below Crews worked throughout …

Joppa Road water main break causes sinkhole

UPDATE, 9/15/16, 9am: Joppa Road has been reopened to traffic. UPDATE, 9/14/16, 2:45pm: Here is the latest update from Councilman David Marks… “I have remained in touch with officials from the Baltimore County Department of Public Works throughout the day as officials deal with a sinkhole and water main break near Joppa Road and Seven Courts Drive. Joppa Road will …

Medics attempting to rescue child stuck in Rosedale well

Emergency personnel are attempting to rescue a child in Rosedale at this hour. Just before 7 p.m. on Sunday, authorities responded to the McDonald’s in the 6300 block of Kenwood Avenue for a report of a trapped child. Upon arriving at the scene, medics found a 11-year-old child trapped down a 35-foot well. Two 11-year-old males reportedly fell through a …