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August 16, 1992

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Here is a compilation of some of the crimes reported to local an state police:

* Bell Road: The window of a construction bulldozer was broken last Tuesday, according to Billy Reimann of Lazatti Construction Co. Loss is estimated at $200.

* Baltimore Boulevard: Property valued at $300 was removed from an automobile parked on the lot of Griffith Auto Park on Aug. 11.

* Woodward Drive: Rolls of wire valued at $3,000 were stolen from a construction site on Aug. 11, according to an official of Chase Electric Co.

* East Main Street: Someone cut an opening in a chain-link fence of a storage yard of Becker's Garage on Aug. 11. Damage is about $100.

* Pennsylvania Avenue: Mark Miller reported on Aug. 11 that someone knocked out a Plexiglas window at the Westminster Speed Shop during a break-in attempt. Estimated loss is $20.

* 140 Village Shopping Center: Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company of Greenbelt, Md., reported Aug. 12 that someone broke out the window of a phone booth. Estimated loss $20.

* Hillside Court: Gertrude Baker reported on Aug. 12 that someone damaged the windshield and rear door of her vehicle. Loss is estimated at $350.

Here is a compilation of the fire and rescue calls to the Emergency Operations Center.

* Aug. 7: 8:06 a.m., Gamber responded for a smoke detector activated on Klee Mill Road.

5:18 p.m., Mount Airy assisted Frederick County in fighting a brush fire on South Main Street.

6:35 p.m., Pleasant Valley fought an automobile fire on Hughes Shop Road.

7:09 p.m., Reese and Gamber extinguished a van fire on Emory Road.

hTC 8:47 p.m., Mount Airy and Winfield assisted Howard County in battling a house fire on Old Frederick Road.

* Aug. 8: 8:28 a.m., Lineboro was sent to Lineboro Road for a brush fire.

10:22 a.m. Westminster was out of service for 46 minutes investigating a hazardous condition on Liberty Street.

3:02 p.m., Westminster and Reese responded to an alarm of fire on Memorial Avenue.

8:48 p.m., Sykesville extinguished a car fire at Carrolltowne Mall.

* Aug. 9: 6:27 a.m., Westminster and Reese were dispatched to a house on Old Washington Road to extinguish a chimney fire.

1:43 p.m., Westminster and Reese answered a call of a fire alarm on Hahn Road.

5:53 p.m., Lineboro was out of service for one hour and 21 minutes after being sent to fill in for New Freedom.

10:59 p.m., Westminster responded for an odor of smoke on Charles Street.

* Aug. 10: 9:58 a.m., Hampstead, Manchester and Arcadia in Baltimore County responded to a call for smoke in an apartment on North Main Street.

1:00 p.m., Union Bridge responded to a truck fire on North Main Street.

1:07 p.m., Union Bridge responded to a call for about burning wires.

3:01 p.m., Union Bridge, New Windsor and New Midway in Frederick County responded to a machinery fire on South Main Street.

5:17 p.m., Gamber and Reese were dispatched to investigate an alarm of fire on Gamber Road.

7:32 p.m., Lineboro responded to a brush fire on Carroll-Wasehime Road.

9:44 p.m., Mount Airy answered a call for a house fire on St. Michaels Road.

10:08 p.m., Sykesville was sent to sent to extinguish a brush fire on Todd Lane.

* Aug. 11: 3:30 p.m., Mount Airy helped Frederick County battle a barn fire on Weller Road. At 6 p.m., they were still out of the station.

4:58 p.m., Gamber, Sykesville, and Winfield responded to a house blaze where electric wires were on fire on Bartholow Road. At 6 p.m., only the Sykesville engine was still on the scene.

4:58 p.m., Gamber had a field fire on Bartholow Road under control in 20 minutes.

* Aug. 12: 9:52 a.m., Mount Airy assisted Frederick County with a fire alarm sounding in New Market.

3:20 p.m., Reese responded to a lawn mower fire on Schoolhouse Road.

4:11 p.m., Reese responded to an auto fire on Sandymount Road.

* Aug. 13: 5:18 p.m., Westminster and Reese responded to a fire alarm sounding on Washington Road.

* Aug. 14: 2:59 a.m., Lineboro spent one hour and three minutes responding to a car leaking gas on Alesia Lineboro Road.

7:48 a.m., Mount Airy responded to an auto fire on Interstate 70 in Frederick.

7:55 a.m., Westminster and Reese responded to an alarm sounding on Hahn Road.

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