In Baltimore County One person dies in Fullerton blaze...

City/County Digest

March 24, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore County

One person dies in Fullerton blaze; officials investigate

FULLERTON -- An unidentified person was killed last night in a fire in the first block of Dinnett Court.

Capt. Michael W. Robinson, a spokesman for the Baltimore County Fire Department, said firefighters found the victim trapped inside. Robinson, who was unable to provide any details about the victim, said the fire was reported shortly before 9 p.m.

Robinson said the victim was pronounced dead at Franklin Square Hospital Center. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Containers available to aid four areas during cleanup

TOWSON -- To support Baltimore's spring cleanup, the county will place containers for residential trash Saturday in areas that straddle the city/county line.

The containers will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following locations: Southwest -- Oaklee Village, Beechfield and Hooper avenues; Northwest -- Colonial Village, Crest Heights Road and St. Vincent Drive; North -- Idlewood, 6400 block of Falkirk Road; and Southeast -- Saint Helena, upper VFW parking lot at Pine and Oak avenues.

Sites will have containers for metal items and mixed waste.

In Baltimore City

Parks department will hold `Spring Fishing Rodeo'

A "Spring Fishing Rodeo" will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 1 at the Patterson Park Boat Lake in the 2600 block of E. Baltimore St. in Highlandtown.

The rodeo, sponsored by the Department of Recreation and Parks, is open to anyone age 15 and younger. Participants 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult, and all participants must bring their own fishing gear. Bait will be provided, and prizes awarded for the heaviest fish in various categories.

Information: 410-396-9392.

Conservatory will sponsor Easter egg hunt next month

An Easter egg hunt and open house will be held from 1: 30 p.m. to 3: 30 p.m. April 16 at the Baltimore Conservatory in Druid Hill Park near McCulloh Street and Gwynns Falls Parkway.

The hunt is open to boys and girls ages 10 and younger. Prizes will be given in various categories. The Easter Bunny is expected to make an appearance, and the Charm City Band will provide music.

Admission is free. Information: 410-396-0180.

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