Brush fire reported in Glen Arm area

UPDATE: Crews are set to begin water drops on a few hundred yards of wildfire. No injuries have been reported. Original story below… ——— GLEN ARM, MD—Crews are on the scene of a brush fire in the Glen Arm area. At around 5:45 p.m., the Baltimore County Fire Department said units were battling a wildfire in the Loch Raven Watershed […]

Forecasters warn of elevated wildfire risk in Maryland on Tuesday due to dry conditions

BALTIMORE, MD—Forecasters say Tuesday afternoon’s weather will likely lead to an elevated risk of wildfires. The National Weather Service says elevated fire conditions are expected across the Baltimore area on Tuesday afternoon and evening due to dry conditions and gusty winds. Relative humidity values of around 15 to 30 percent are expected along with sustained southerly winds of 10 to […]

Brush fire reported on Harford Road

HYDES, MD—Crews responded to a brush fire in the Fork/Hydes area on Wednesday afternoon. At just before 1 p.m., units responded to a woods fire in the 3000-block of Harford Road. The Fallston Volunteer Fire Company reports that the blaze was caused by a homeowner burning debris in a barrel that spread to the wooded area. Crews have the fire […]

Controlled burn in Monkton may produce smoky skies

MONKTON, MD—Fire officials will be closely monitoring a controlled burn in northern Baltimore County on Wednesday. The Baltimore County Fire Department  and other state agencies are monitoring a permitted burn scheduled for March 13 at Ladew Topiary Gardens, located at 3535 Jarrettsville Pike in Monkton. Those nearby may see flames and smoke during the burn and the smell of smoke […]

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

Brush fire reported in Glen Arm

GLEN ARM, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Thursday afternoon brush fire in the Glen Arm area. The fire was reported at just before 3 p.m. on November 16 in the 10900-block of Harford Road. according to the Providence Volunteer Fire Company. Recent dry weather has made conditions favorable for wildfires.  Outdoor burning is discouraged. Motorists should use caution […]