Police/Fire

Perry Hall, Golden Ring fire stations receive new ambulances

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A couple of new medic units have rolled into town. Last week, the Baltimore County Fire Department conducted final inspections on new ambulances for the Towson, Golden Ring, Randallstown, and Perry Hall stations. Medics 12 (Middle River) and 58 (Back River Neck) will be delivered soon, fire officials say. The new units represent 6 of 22 new medic units …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Critical injuries reported in I-95 crash

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious, Sunday evening crash on Interstate 95. The crash was reported at just before 6:30 p.m. along northbound I-95 at New Forge/Big Gunpowder. Multiple injuries have been reported and one patient is critically injured, according to officials. Medevac is responding to the scene. Motorists should avoid the area. Advertisement Featured


Baltimore County Fire Department announces five promotions

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Fire Department Chief Joanne Rund on Thursday announced promotions to the ranks of EMS Lieutenant and Fire Apparatus Driver-Operator (FADO). Two members have been promoted to EMS Lieutenant: PM Drew Williams PM Krystal Kelly Three members have been promoted to Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator: Advertisement EMT/FF William Packo EMT/FF Jesse Spruell EMT/FF Adam Webster The promotions are effective …

Baltimore County STEP, ICARE programs recognized with national awards

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County has been honored with two awards from the National Association of Counties 2021 National Achievement Awards in recognition of innovative programs that modernize government and improve services for County residents, including for the County’s data-driven eviction prevention program. “We’ve built the best team in the State of Maryland, and I’m proud of the work they do every …

Boating accident in Bowleys Quarters sends two to Shock Trauma

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A Thursday evening boating accident in Bowleys Quarters has left two people injured. The Baltimore County Fire Department says units arrived on the scene at around 7:30 p.m. after a boat collided with a buoy on the Middle River. Scuba teams rescued a male & female victim who were already in the water. Both victims were transported to …

Two-alarm apartment fire reported in Carney

UPDATE: The fire has now been contained. Original story below… ——— CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a two-alarm apartment fire in Carney. The fire was reported at just before 3:45 p.m. on Friday afternoon in the unit block of Cedarburg Court (21234). Arriving units found fire on the second and third floors of an apartment building with fire …

Baltimore County Fire Department’s new engines to feature digital Waze alerting for motorists

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Motorists in Baltimore County who use the Waze navigation app will soon receive alerts that they’re approaching active incidents where first responders are working. Baltimore County Fire Department’s newest fire engines and trucks – a $17.44 million investment this year and $6.1 million next year – are equipped with the HAAS Alert “Safety Cloud” digital alerting service. The HAAS …

Crash with rescue reported in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious crash in White Marsh. The crash was reported on Friday afternoon in the 12000-block of Pulaski Highway. Crews from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company and the Baltimore County Fire Department have responded to the scene. Reports indicate that a vehicle ran off of the roadway and into a ditch.  One …