Police/Fire

Injuries reported following overnight two-alarm house fire in Carney

PARKVILLE, MD—Crews battled a house fire in the Parkville area overnight. At just after 2 a.m. on Friday, January 26, units responded to a two-alarm townhouse fire on Kingstree Road (21234). At the scene, firefighters found fire showing from three townhome units. There were reports of people trapped, according to the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company. Injuries were reported among …


Family, Health, Politics

Olszewski announces new Baltimore County Quick Response Team to provide overdose care, connections to treatment

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced the launch of a Quick Response Team pilot program that will provide mobile, on-demand overdose care, resources, and harm reduction services to respond in real time to residents experiencing overdoses. “We are committed to combatting the deadly opioid epidemic – and preventing overdose deaths by ensuring residents have access to critical …


Two injured, two pets killed in Essex fire

ESSEX, MD—An early morning two-alarm fire in Essex sent a civilian and firefighter to area hospitals with minor injuries. Fire crews responded to the unit block of Warren Road (21221) at around 2 a.m. on Wednesday, January 17, for a report of a dwelling fire. At the scene, firefighters found fire visible from the rear of the home on multiple …

Perry Hall High School evacuated due to gas odor

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Perry Hall High School was evacuated on Tuesday morning due to reports of a gas odor in the building. Baltimore County Fire Department crews responded and no gas leak was found. Students have safely returned to the building according to Baltimore County Board of Education member Julie Henn. The communication that was sent to parents and caregivers can be …

Three-alarm fire damages over 30 apartments in Baltimore County

WINDSOR MILL, MD—An early-morning fire has damaged dozens of apartments in Baltimore County. The fire was first reported at around 6 a.m. on Wednesday, December 20, on E. Bend Court in Windsor Mill. Crews initially arrived to find heavy fire conditions from a second floor that quickly spread to the attic space. Over 30 apartments have been affected by the …

Loch Raven Boulevard shut down due to Parkville fire

PARKVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a fire in the Parkville/East Towson area. The fire was reported at just after 8 p.m. in an apartment complex along Loch Raven Boulevard just south of Putty Hill Avenue, across the street from the Knettishall community Units arrived to find smoke showing from the roof of the building. Loch Raven Boulevard has …

House fire reported in Parkville

PARKVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a house fire in the Parkville area. At around 6 p.m. on Monday, units responded to the 2600-block of Windsor Road (21234). Upon arrival, crews found a fire in the basement of the residence. The fire was quickly brought under control. No injuries have been reported at this time.

Harford Road shut down due to two-alarm fire in Carney

UPDATE 3: Harford Road has once again been shut down and the fire has reignited. UPDATE 2: Harford Road has been reopened. UPDATE: The fire is now under control. One firefighter has been transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Original story below… ——— CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Sunday morning fire in Parkville. The fire …