Police/Fire, Traffic

Vehicle bursts into flames following Towson crash

TOWSON, MD—Crews are on the scene of a crash and vehicle fire in the Towson area. The incident was reported at just before 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday on Loch Raven Boulevard at Cromwell Bridge Road (21286). The Providence Volunteer Fire Company reports that one vehicle became engulfed in flames following the crash. Due to the dense smoke, nearby residents should …


Crime, Police/Fire

Woman attacked by four suspects in Rosedale, vehicle damaged during Parkville argument

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported this month. At 11 p.m. on Friday, January 13, following an argument in the 8000-block of Ridgely Oak Road in Parkville (21234), a known individual damaged someone’s vehicle before fleeing. Later, the victim observed that property was also missing from inside her home. At just before 11 a.m. on Friday, …


Overnight transformer fires knock out power in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Multiple transformer explosions knocked out power to some local residents overnight. At around 4 a.m. on Monday, transformer fires broke out at the BGE station along Northwind Road in Carney. Witnesses reported being awakened by three or four loud booms, then seeing several fire trucks and BGE vehicles arrive at the scene. Power was knocked out to several neighborhoods …

Man dies from injuries sustained in Joppa camper explosion

JOPPA, MD—Officials from Johns Hopkins Hospital report that Robert G. Kellogg, 38, died on Saturday from injuries he had sustained during a fire inside his Joppa camper-trailer in the fall of last year. At just after 8:15 p.m. on October 18, 2022, a passerby observed a large fire on the property of B&T Services located at 415 Pulaski Highway. Harford …

House fire reported in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday afternoon house fire in White Marsh. The fire was reported at around 12:45 p.m. in the 5400-block of Forge Road (21162). The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company reports that arriving units found smoke showing from the residence. Firefighters found fire in the walls and determined that the blaze began due …

Overnight house fire reported in Glen Arm

GLEN ARM, MD—Crews responded to a house fire in the Glen Arm area overnight. At just after 2:15 a.m., units responded to a fire on Wineberry Court (21057). Arriving units found heavy smoke showing from a two-story dwelling.  The blaze was contained to the attached garage. The home itself sustained little damage, according to the Long Green Volunteer Fire Company. Photos …

I-895 shut down due to vehicle fire

BALTIMORE, MD—For motorists who are traveling into Baltimore City, I-895 has been shut down due to a Thursday morning vehicle fire. The fire was reported at around 9:15 a.m. along northbound I-895 prior to the Harbor Tunnel. Crews are on the scene and attempting to extinguish the blaze. All northbound and southbound lanes of I-895 have been shut down. Motorists …

Dundalk house fire leaves one dead

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 85-year-old Joseph Nicols.  Investigators have determined that the fire began in a bedroom.  The cause remains under investigation. Original story below… —— SPARROWS POINT, MD—Crews responded to a house fire in Dundalk overnight. The blaze was reported at around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday in the 2500-block of Snyder Avenue (21222). The first arriving …