Health, Weather

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Baltimore area as West Coast wildfire smoke moves across Mid-Atlantic

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for the Nottingham area for Tuesday, July 27th. After a brief respite thanks to a passing cold front, smoke from the West Coast wildfires will once again be moving into the area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the …


Health, Weather

West Coast wildfire smoke making its way into Maryland skies

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The skies in Maryland have become a bit more hazy in recent days. The National Weather Service says this is due to smoke from the U.S. wildfires, which is getting transported across the country via the jet stream. The massive Bootleg Fire in Oregon has scorched an area larger than Los Angeles, and is so large and is burning …


Man injured after jumping off White Marsh crane

An Oregon man is recovering in the hospital after he jumped off of a crane in White Marsh on Monday night. At just after 8 p.m. on Monday, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to a construction site in the 8200 block of Town Center Drive, 21236, for a report of an injured person. It seems a man who …