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Online petition seeks to close gates at Loch Raven Reservoir on weekends again

LOCH RAVEN, MD—Some Baltimore County residents would like to see a former weekend tradition restored. For decades, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works closed the gates along Loch Raven Drive between Providence Road and Morgan Mill Road to traffic from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. This practice stopped during COVID-19 and has yet to return. …


Police/Fire

Crews responding to utility pole fire in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Sunday evening fire in Carney. At just before 7 p.m., units responded to the area of Cromwell Bridge Road at Loch Raven Drive (21234). At the scene, firefighters found that a BGE utility pole was on fire. The Providence Volunteer Fire Company reports that an engine and a brush fire vehicle are …


Brush fire reported at Loch Raven Reservoir

CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday evening brush fire in Loch Raven Reservoir area. The fire was reported at around 5:00 p.m. along Loch Raven Drive on Tuesday, according to the Long Green Volunteer Fire Company. Several wildland brush fires have been reported in the Loch Raven Reservoir area in recent weeks. Motorists should avoid Loch Raven …

Brush fire reported at Loch Raven Reservoir

CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of another brush fire at Loch Raven Reservoir. Wednesday afternoon’s fire was reported at around 2:30 p.m. off of Loch Raven Drive (21234). The large brush fire was reported near the dam area. Several brush fires have been reported at thr reservoir in recent days. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists …

Another brush fire reported near Loch Raven Reservoir

GLEN ARM, MD—Crews are on the scene of another brush fire in the Loch Raven Reservoir area. Monday’s fire was reported at around 3 p.m. near Loch Raven Drive at Morgan Mill Road (21057). Several units are on the scene from Providence Volunteer Fire Company, Long Green Volunteer Fire Company, and other departments. Motorists should use caution in the area. …

Large brush fire reported near Loch Raven Reservoir

UPDATE: Crews are on the scene of a Monday afternoon brush fire in this same area. Original story below… —— CARNEY, MD—Units are on the scene of a large brush fire near Loch Raven Reservoir. The fire was reported at around 8 p.m. on Saturday evening near Loch Raven Drive. Several acres are reportedly on fire and multiple county and …

Motorcycle crash reported in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Monday afternoon crash in Carney. The crash was reported at around 2:15 p.m. at the intersection of Loch Raven Drive and Cromwell Bridge Road (21234). The Providence Volunteer Fire Company reports that a motorcycle was involved in the crash. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use caution in …

Overnight vehicle fire reported in Glen Arm

GLEN ARM, MD—Crews battled a vehicle fire overnight in Glen Arm. At just after 1:45 a.m. on Friday, units from Providence Volunteer Fire Company responded to the blaze at Morgan Mill Road and Loch Raven Drive (21057). Firefighters arrived to find an unattended/unoccupied Chevy Equinox engulfed in flames. The crew was able to extinguish the flames quickly. Investigators are working …