Police/Fire

Overnight fire in Essex leaves 1 injured, 3 displaced

ESSEX, MD—Crews responded to a building fire in Essex overnight. At just after 12:45 a.m. on Saturday, units were dispatched to 331 S. Marlyn Ave (21221) for a building fire. Crews arrived to find heavy fire showing from the side of the building. The Baltimore County Fire Department reports that the blaze was under control by 1:30 a.m. One adult …


Police/Fire

Fire reported at Olive Garden in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a reported fire at a restaurant in White Marsh. At around 12:30 p.m., units responded to a fire at the Olive Garden located in the 8200-block of Perry Hall Boulevard. The Kingsville Volunteer Fire Department reports that a fire broke out in the kitchen of the restaurant. There has been no word …


Crews respond to fire at vacant Essex home

ESSEX, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday afternoon house fire in the Essex area. The fire was reported at around 1 p.m. in the 400-block of John Avenue (21221). The Baltimore County Fire Department reports that the home was vacant and that the blaze has been extinguished. No injuries were reported. Photo via Baltimore County Fire Department

House fire reported in Kingsville

KINGSVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Sunday evening house fire in Kingsville. The fire was reported at around just before 8:30 p.m. in the 11600-block of Franklinville Road (21087). Units arrived to find smoke showing from the century-old home, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. One cat has been rescued. There has been no word on any …

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 …

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 …