Police/Fire

House fire reported in Overlea/Fullerton

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Sunday afternoon house fire in the Overlea/Fullerton area. The fire was reported at around 2:30 p.m. in the 4300-block of Fullerton Avenue (21236). Units arrived to find smoke showing from the residence, according to the Providence Volunteer Fire Company. There has been no word on any injuries.  Motorists should use caution in the …


Police/Fire

Injured person rescued from Loch Raven bike trail

CARNEY, MD—Crews performed a rescue along a popular bike trail on Sunday morning. The Providence Volunteer Fire Company reports that an engine, a special rescue unit, and an ATV responded to a report of an injured person on a bike trail in the Loch Raven Watershed. One person was rescued from the woods using specialized, all-terrain rescue equipment. The individual …


Harford Road shut down due to trash truck fire in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday afternoon vehicle fire in Carney. At around 3:15 p.m, the Providence Volunteer Fire Company said that units were responding to a trash truck fire on Harford Road at Northwind Road. Harford Road has been shut down in both directions in the Carney area. Motorists should use an alternate route. Photo via …

I-695 inner loop shut down due to serious crash with entrapment, vehicle fire

TOWSON, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious, Wednesday afternoon crash on I-695. The crash was reported at around 1 p.m. along the inner loop at the Cromwell Bridge Road exit (Exit 29A). At least one person is trapped and a vehicle is on fire, according to the Providence Volunteer Fire Company. The inner loop of I-695 has been …

Medical emergency snarls traffic on I-695 in Parkville

PARKVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a medical emergency on I-695. The incident was reported at around 3:45 p.m. along the inner loop browser the Loch Raven Boulevard and Perring Parkway exits. The Providence Volunteer Fire Company reports that the three left lanes along the inner loop have been shut down. Motorists should expect delays in the area. Photo …

Harford Road shut down due to Glen Arm brush fire

GLEN ARM, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday afternoon brush fire in the Glen Arm area. The fire was reported at around 2 p.m. in the 11500-block of Notchcliff Road. The Providence Volunteer Fire Company advises that Harford Road has been shut down at Notchcliff Road. Smoke is visible throughout the area. Motorists should use an alternate route. …

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 …