Police/Fire

JMVFC seeks to reunite lost husky with owner

JOPPA, MD—Fire officials in Harford County are hoping to reunite a lost dog with its owner. The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company says the female husky pictured above was found at the Mountain Road (MD 152) exit off of I-95 in Joppa. The dog is currently staying at the firehouse. Anyone who recognized this husky is asked to call 410-679-1055.


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Harford County denies request to close Joppa Road at CSX railroad crossing in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly this week denied a request from the Maryland Transportation Authority on behalf of CSX rail service to close Joppa Road on both sides of its railroad crossing in Joppa. The request was denied after investigations by Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly’s administration found that a closure of the crossing would slow emergency vehicle response …


House fire reported in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a house fire in Joppa. The fire was reported at just after 7 p.m. on Saturday in the 3400-block of Dorothy Avenue. The structure was engulfed in flames upon arrival and found to be abandoned, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. No injuries have been reported. Photos via T. Spurell & JMVFC

Crews battle brush fire in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Crews battled a brush fire in Joppa on Friday evening. The fire was reported on February 16 in the 2400-block of Taylor Brook Lane. Units from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company, Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company, and Fallston Volunteer Fire Company were able to contain the blaze before it could extend to any homes. No injuries were reported. Photos via JMVFC

JMVFC, Red Cross to install smoke detectors in Edgewood area on Saturday

UPDATE: Due to the forecast, this event has been reschedule for Saturday, February 24, 2024. Original story below… ——— EDGEWOOD, MD—On Saturday, the American Red Cross of Central Maryland, along with volunteers from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company, will be going door-to-door in Edgewood, distributing and installing smoke detectors to those in need. Areas targeted will include Brookside Drive, Judy Way, …

Injuries reported following crash in Edgewood

EDGEWOOD, MD—Crews responded to a crash in the Edgewood area on Saturday night. At around 8 p.m. on February 10, units from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision on Pulaski Highway and West Shore Drive. One vehicle went off of the roadway and into a ditch. Route 40 was shut down briefly while emergency personnel …

Joppa crash leaves 1 injured

JOPPA, MD—Crews responded to a crash in the Joppa/Edgewood area on Friday afternoon. At around 2 p.m. on February 9, units from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a dump truck and a passenger vehicle along Philadelphia Road near Clayton Road. Paramedics transported one patient to a local trauma center. There has been no word …

Two-alarm house fire reported in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a two-alarm house fire in Joppa. The fire was reported at just before 2:30 on Monday, February 5, 2024 in the 600-block of Shore Drive on Rumsey Island. Units arrived to find fire showing from three homes. A second alarm has been sounded. Shore Drive has been shut down between Bridge Drive and …