Parkville man barricades himself in home after fire

Fire personnel observed firearms; police have responded

January 12, 2013

The Baltimore Sun

A Parkville man barricaded himself in his home after firefighters responded to a blaze in his yard, Baltimore County police reported.

The Baltimore County Fire Department responded to the 4100 block of Link Avenue at 6:15 p.m. The fire was extinguished, and fire personnel attempted to speak to a male resident who had "retreated" to the home when they observed firearms, according to police. The man refused to come out, barricading himself in the home.

Police personnel also attempted to speak with him, and eventually the man was taken into custody. The man, who was not identified by authorities, will undergo an evaluation and could face criminal charges.

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