Police/Fire

Tractor-trailer fire reported at White Marsh landfill

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews responded to a truck fire in White Marsh on Monday morning. At around 9:30 a.m. on May 16, the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company, and other local units responded to a tractor-trailer fire at the Eastern Sanitary Landfill on Days Cove Road. The fire began in the cab and quickly spread to the …


Police/Fire

Early morning I-95 crash involving dump truck leaves vehicles mangled

JOPPA, MD—Crews responded to an early morning crash on Interstate 95 on Wednesday. At around 5 a.m., units responded to a crash involving a dump truck on northbound I-95 near Old Joppa Road in Harford County. Crews from the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company and Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company worked the crash, which caused heavy damage to the vehicles. There has …


Crews attempt to rescue boat stranded in Bird River, find it empty

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews attempted to rescue a boat that appeared to be stranded in a White Marsh river on Thursday morning. Units from the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company, and Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue & Marine Emergency Team 21 responded to the Bird River in White Marsh to investigate a boat that was reportedly stuck …

Fire reported at Target in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews responded to a fire at a store in White Marsh on Wednesday morning. At around 11:30 a.m., units responded to the Target on Campbell Boulevard for a report of a fire. The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company reports that a tarp on the ceiling had caught fire, but store occupants extinguished it upon arrival. The Kingsville Volunteer …

Crews respond to garage fire in Kingsville

KINGSVILLE, MD—Crews responded to a garage fire in Kingsville on Saturday afternoon. At around 1 p.m., units responded to the 10800-block of Pfeffers Road for a report of a fire. At the scene, firefighters found flames showing from a large, multi-story garage. Crews from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company and Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company worked for about an hour to …

Nottingham house fire sends up plume of smoke

UPDATE: A GoFundMe page has been established to help the family rebuild. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—A house fire sent a plume of smoke into the skies over the Nottingham area on Monday afternoon. At around 3 p.m., crews responded to the blaze in the 9100-block of Transoms Road (21236), according to the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company. Witnesses report …

Baltimore County volunteer fire companies, police foundations receive BGE Emergency Response and Safety Grants

BALTIMORE, MD—A total of 61 area nonprofit organizations are receiving over $250,000 in BGE Emergency Response and Safety Grants. The grant recipients are located throughout the BGE service area in nine Maryland counties and Baltimore City. “BGE is grateful to honor these outstanding organizations that share our commitment to safety. We believe that first responders are a vital foundation of …

Hiker sustains leg fracture, serious injuries at Gunpowder Falls State Park in Kingsville

KINGSVILLE, MD—A hiker sustained serious injuries in Kingsville on Tuesday. At just before noon, crews from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company, Fallston Volunteer Fire & Ambulance Company, and the Baltimore County Fire Department worked to rescue a person with serious injuries from Gunpowder Falls State Park near Belair Road. WMVFC reports that the hiker sustained an …