Daily Dispatch: Maryland News
8 Hospitalized After Deck Collapses At Ellicott City Home
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 04:59:53 -0700
Eight people were taken to hospitals after a deck collapsed Saturday at a Howard County home. Officials said all the injured people suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Howard County firefighters said three of the people were being treated at Shock Trauma in Baltimore, and the other five were taken to a local hospital.
- PUB DATE: 9/23/2018 4:59:53 AM - SOURCE: WBAL-AM 1090 Baltimore
Boiler room blaze causes $500K in damages at Elkton global security company
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 17:00:57 -0700
An investigation is continuing after a fire flared up at boiler room at the Northrop Grumman rocket early Saturday morning, leaving half a million dollars worth of damage in its wake, according to the according to the Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal. The blaze started around 1:57 a.m. Saturday in a one-story building on the Northrop Grumman campus, located at 55 Thiokol Road, but fire officials clarified that the site, which served as a boiler room, was just by the campus security gate.
- PUB DATE: 9/23/2018 5:00:57 PM - SOURCE: Elkton Cecil Whig
Fire causes $100k in damages to Westminster garage
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 16:38:16 -0700
The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office says that no one was injured in a fire that happened in Westminster, on Saturday night. According to deputies, around 10:15 p.m., 50 Reese Volunteer Fire Company firefighters responded to a garage blaze in the 800 block of Deer Park Road. The estimated loss of belongings was $20,000, while the estimated loss of the garage was $80,000.
- PUB DATE: 9/23/2018 4:38:16 PM - SOURCE: WBFF-TV Fox 45 Baltimore
No injuries reported in Dundalk apartment fire
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 14:45:37 -0700
Crews are on the scene of an apartment fire in Dundalk, on Sunday afternoon. Around 4:00 p.m., the Baltimore County Fire Department tweeted that the blaze is at 8205 Gray Haven Road. No injuries have been reported and crews are making an attack on the fire on the second floor. Around 4:30 p.m., officials tweeted that the fire has been knocked.
- PUB DATE: 9/23/2018 2:45:37 PM - SOURCE: WBFF-TV Fox 45 Baltimore
Follow-up: LaVale fire cause remains under investigation
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:01:21 -0700
The cause of Wednesday's fire that heavily damaged a two-unit residence at 1 Harold St. remains under investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office. The 10:20 a.m. fire originated in a first-floor bedroom of the two-story building, fire investigators said. LaVale Volunteer Fire Department directed the fire operation, controlling the fire 20 minutes after arrival.
- PUB DATE: 9/20/2018 1:01:21 PM - SOURCE: Cumberland: Times-News
Fire Marshal's Office investigating straw bale fire at Westminster park
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:17:44 -0700
The Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating the burning of five straw bales that were in Westminster City Park. The incident occurred at 11:43 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the park on Longwell Ave., according to the notice of investigation. The bales were owned by Westminster City Government and the estimated loss is $100, according to the notice.
- PUB DATE: 9/21/2018 8:17:44 AM - SOURCE: Baltimore Sun - Metered Site
3 Killed, Others Injured After Workplace Shooting In Harford County
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700
Several people are dead after a workplace shooting in Harford County, Maryland just south of Aberdeen. Multiple police agencies are on the scene where multiple people were shot inside the Rite Aid Distribution Center in the area Spesutia Road and Perryman Road, according to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office, and the situation is still active.
- PUB DATE: 9/20/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJZ-TV CBS 13 Baltimore
61-year-old woman dies after Woodlawn motel fire
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:16:11 -0700
A 61-year-old woman died after suffering injuries in an early-morning fire Wednesday at a Woodlawn motel. Baltimore County firefighters responded to the Days Inn motel in the 1600 block of Whitehead Ct. at about 12:20 a.m. Flames were coming from a second-floor room, where crews found the victim in critical condition.
- PUB DATE: 9/19/2018 1:16:11 PM - SOURCE: CapitalGazette.com
Maryland Task Force 1 Urban Search Rescue Team Returns Home; Helicopter Rescue Unit Deployed
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:29:09 -0700
Maryland Task Force 1 Urban Search Rescue Team, deployed on Sept. 11 to flood-ravaged North and South Carolina, returned home Tuesday night. The team comprises 80 members, including those with heavy concrete structure collapse, wide-area search and swift-water rescue capabilities, according to a news release.
- PUB DATE: 9/19/2018 9:29:09 AM - SOURCE: Montgomery Community Media
Firefighters battle LaVale apartment building blaze
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:29:00 -0700
National Highway is closed as firefighters battle fire in an apartment building on Harold Street. The fire was reported at about 10:20 a.m. and all residents reportedly escaped the building. First-responding firefighters reported heavy fire in the building’s basement.
- PUB DATE: 9/19/2018 1:29:00 PM - SOURCE: Cumberland: Times-News
Woman, 2 Dogs Found Dead At House Fire In Baltimore City
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700
Baltimore City Fire Department responded to a fatal fire in South Baltimore early Wednesday morning. Officials say crews were called to the scene around 2:30 a.m. in the 4100 block of Doris Ave. There was a small fire in the back. Crews put out the flames and then found a body outside the rear of the home.
- PUB DATE: 9/19/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJZ-TV CBS 13 Baltimore
8 displaced after early morning fire in Howard County
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700
Fire crews responded to a house fire early Wednesday morning in Annapolis Junction, according to Howard County Fire officials. The fire happened on Guilford Road, just off Route 32, officials say. The house had been converted into four separate apartments, according to officials, and crews found fire between different floors and apartments.
- PUB DATE: 9/19/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore
Follow-up: Fire officials say hydrants hindered firefighters battling Prince George’s County apartment complex fire
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700
Prince George’s County firefighters believe they may have been able stop an apartment fire in Lanham from spreading to multiple buildings if they had had better access to different fire hydrants. The cause of the fire, which broke out in the 5300 block of 85th Avenue at around 3:30 p.m. Monday, is still under investigation.
- PUB DATE: 9/19/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WTTG-TV MyFox 5 DC
Blaze spreads across roof of Prince George’s County apartment complex
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700
An estimated 132 residents are expected to be displaced after a fire Monday at an apartment complex in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Just before 4 p.m., Prince George’s County Fire and EMS spokesman Mark Brady tweeted about a fire in the 5300 block of 85th Avenue in Lanham. The apartment complex there had flames leaping from the roof and thick smoke billowing into the sky.
- PUB DATE: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WTOP-AM 1500 Washington
Prince George's County rescue squad member recognized for stopping suicide attempt
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 09:48:54 -0700
A Laurel Rescue Squad Volunteer member was recognized for his life-saving actions. Scott Globerman, Volunteer EMS Lieutenant, was presented with an Emergency Services Award by County Fire Chief Benjamin M. Barksdale during a meeting of the Prince George's County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association in Upper Marlboro on Thursday, September 13th.
- PUB DATE: 9/16/2018 9:48:54 AM - SOURCE: Bay Net
Officials: Wicomico County vacant house fire causes $170,000 in damage
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:56:49 -0700
A Sunday night house fire in Parsonsburg caused a total estimated $170,000 in damage, according to the Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal. A neighbor discovered the fire in a vacant one-story home on Pittsville Road in Parsonsburg shortly after 10 p.m. Sept. 16, officials said. The Pittsville Volunteer Fire Department was the primary responding agency, and it took 45 firefighters about an hour to control the fire.
- PUB DATE: 9/17/2018 7:56:49 AM - SOURCE: Delmarva Now
Hoverboard Sparks Fire at Bethesda Apartment Building
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700
A hoverboard burst into flames while it was charging inside of an apartment in downtown Bethesda, Maryland, fire officials said. The fire broke out about 4 p.m. Sunday at an apartment on the fifth floor of The Metropolitan on Old Georgetown Road, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service spokesman Pete Piringer posted to Twitter.
- PUB DATE: 9/17/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: NBC Washington
Issue With Furnace At Havre de Grace Chemical Company Causes Fire
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:21:52 -0700
Firefighters say an issue with a furnace lead to smoke showing from the Cytec Solvay Group building off Revolution Street in Havre de Grace, Md. A tweet from first responders said that smoke was showing from the building around 7 p.m. Sunday. A hazmat crew was also called to the scene as the New Jersey-base Cytec Solvay is a sustainable chemical company.
- PUB DATE: 9/16/2018 5:21:52 PM - SOURCE: WJZ-TV CBS 13 Baltimore
High schoolers train as firefighters at Montgomery County public safety training academy
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 17:51:31 -0700
A class of high school cadets is going through fire training at the Montgomery County public safety training academy. The cadets, all juniors from local high schools, spent their first day training in full gear. The program goes throughout the school year and represents a new partnership between the fire department and MCPS.
- PUB DATE: 9/14/2018 5:51:31 PM - SOURCE: WDVM-TV
Fire causes $80K in damages to Elkton home
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 16:37:31 -0700
The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office says that no one was injured in a fire that happened at a home in Elkton, early Sunday morning. According to deputies, at 5:14 a.m., 30 firefighters from Chesapeake City and other surrounding departments, responded to a blaze on Blair Shore Road. The estimated loss of the home was $80,000.
- PUB DATE: 9/16/2018 4:37:31 PM - SOURCE: WBFF-TV Fox 45 Baltimore

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