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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | March 17, 2012
Nine occupants of a Dundalk apartment house were displaced by a Saturday morning fire in the building's basement. Crews responded to the fire at 10:16 a.m. in the 500 block of Trappe Road in the Grey Manor neighborhood, Baltimore County Fire Department spokesman Jay Ringgold said As crews worked to extinguish the blaze, a fire fighter from Engine 57 in Sparrows Point became disoriented and called for help. The county's rapid intervention team then entered the structure and safely removed the him. The fire was declared under control at 10:47 a.m. The Red Cross is assisting the occupants.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | May 25, 2014
No one one was injured when a three-alarm fire swept through an apartment building in Glen Burnie on Sunday afternoon, Anne Arundel County fire officials said. Firefighters went to the Country Club apartments in the 7500 block of Furnace Branch Road at about 2:20 p.m. and found fire shooting through the roof of one of the buildings, said Firefighter Eric Hammack, a fire spokesman. It took 66 firefighters from Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City and Fort George G. Meade about an hour to bring the fire under control, Hammack said.
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By Aegis staff report | May 31, 2011
An unidentified person was burned in an apartment kitchen fire in Edgewood Tuesday afternoon, according to a spokesperson for the Harford County's Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Association. At approximately 4 p.m., Harford County 911 call takers received a report of an apartment fire in the 1000 block of Magnolia Woods Lane in Edgewood, fire and ambulance association spokesperson Dave Williams said. As units from the Joppa-Magnolia, Abingdon, Bel Air Volunteer Fire companies and the Aberdeen Proving Ground (Edgewood Area)
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | May 5, 2014
A Baltimore Fire Department battalion chief responding to an apartment fire was critically injured Sunday evening in a three-car crash that left four other motorists injured, authorities said. The battalion chief was at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in critical condition after being injured in the accident at Cold Spring Lane and Loch Raven Boulevard, officials said. His department SUV was hit as he was responding to a fire in the 6400 block of Walther Ave. just before 6 p.m. Four civilian motorists were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, Fire Department spokesman Ian Brennan said.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | November 25, 2013
About twenty people were displaced after a fire badly damaged an apartment building in Ellicott City in the early hours of Monday morning, Howard County fire officials said. Fire crews arrived at the building in the 6200 block of Waterloo Road shortly after midnight and found heavy smoking coming from the attic, the fire department said. It took about 40 firefighters and paramedics an hour to tackle the blaze, authorities said, but no one was injured. Five of the six apartments in the building were occupied at the time of the fire and the American Red Cross is helping the displaced residents, the fire department said.
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By Jim Joyner, The Baltimore Sun | February 3, 2013
Howard County fire officials say two people were injured in an apartment fire that occurred Saturday evening in the 9100 block of Gracious End Court in Columbia. Shortly before 8 p.m., Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue units responded to an automatic fire alarm, and the county 911 center also received calls about a fire and a possible burn victim. Responders found there had been a flash fire in the dining room of a third floor apartment. Officials said the fire caused a sprinkler to activate, and the blaze was extinguished.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | July 24, 2013
The Baltimore Fire Department identified a woman killed in an apartment fire on Sunday, the city's 11th fire-related death this year. Rhonda Haigler, 59, died of smoke inhalation after the fire in the five-story building at 1820 Spence St. in Southwest Baltimore, fire spokesman Ian Brennan said on Wednesday. He said the fire started in her second-floor apartment with a cigarette. Dozens were evacuated in the smoky Sunday afternoon fire and two other people suffered injuries that were not expected to be life threatening.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | January 30, 2014
A three-alarm fire broke out in a garden apartment complex in Pikesville early Thursday morning, sending two people to the hospital with minor injuries, Baltimore County fire officials said. Several people were inside their homes as the fire was raging and had to be rescued by firefighters, fire officials said. The fire, at 37 Tentmill Lane in the St. Charles at Olde Court Apartments, was reported at 3 a.m. and was declared under control at 5:30 a.m., fire officials said. Two people were taken to Northwest Hospital in Randallstown, but their injuries were not severe.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | May 25, 2014
No one one was injured when a three-alarm fire swept through an apartment building in Glen Burnie on Sunday afternoon, Anne Arundel County fire officials said. Firefighters went to the Country Club apartments in the 7500 block of Furnace Branch Road at about 2:20 p.m. and found fire shooting through the roof of one of the buildings, said Firefighter Eric Hammack, a fire spokesman. It took 66 firefighters from Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City and Fort George G. Meade about an hour to bring the fire under control, Hammack said.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | March 7, 2014
A Friday morning fire has displaced some residents at an Odenton apartment complex. At around 10 a.m., fire and smoke were seen coming from a third floor garden apartment unit at the Seven Oaks community in the 2100 block of Peaceful Way, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. It took 68 firefighters from Anne Arundel and Howard counties, Baltimore City and Fort Meade military base about three hours to get the blaze under control. No injuries were reported, but fire officials said it's unknown at this time how many people will need to be relocated.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | May 2, 2014
After learning his son had been shot to death while serving a warrant at a Catonsville home, Officer Jason Schneider's father found comfort in knowing his son had died doing something that mattered. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz recalled speaking with Schneider's father, Charles, at Maryland Shock Trauma Center shortly after Schneider was pronounced dead Aug. 28. "2013 has been a particularly difficult year for Baltimore County," Kamenetz said, speaking to officials from police and fire departments across the state who came to honor four men at the annual Fallen Heroes Day ceremony held at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium on Friday.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | March 7, 2014
A Friday morning fire has displaced some residents at an Odenton apartment complex. At around 10 a.m., fire and smoke were seen coming from a third floor garden apartment unit at the Seven Oaks community in the 2100 block of Peaceful Way, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. It took 68 firefighters from Anne Arundel and Howard counties, Baltimore City and Fort Meade military base about three hours to get the blaze under control. No injuries were reported, but fire officials said it's unknown at this time how many people will need to be relocated.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | January 30, 2014
A three-alarm fire broke out in a garden apartment complex in Pikesville early Thursday morning, sending two people to the hospital with minor injuries, Baltimore County fire officials said. Several people were inside their homes as the fire was raging and had to be rescued by firefighters, fire officials said. The fire, at 37 Tentmill Lane in the St. Charles at Olde Court Apartments, was reported at 3 a.m. and was declared under control at 5:30 a.m., fire officials said. Two people were taken to Northwest Hospital in Randallstown, but their injuries were not severe.
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By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun | December 6, 2013
Baltimore Fire Department officials identified the woman who died in a Northeast Baltimore apartment fire on Thursday as Laverne Allen, 54. Firefighters found the victim unconscious in her apartment in the 4400 block of Marble Road after it caught fire early Thursday, and she was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. Allen's death brings to 19 the number of fire fatalities this year, after three years of declines that brought the figure to a low of 12 last year.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | November 25, 2013
About twenty people were displaced after a fire badly damaged an apartment building in Ellicott City in the early hours of Monday morning, Howard County fire officials said. Fire crews arrived at the building in the 6200 block of Waterloo Road shortly after midnight and found heavy smoking coming from the attic, the fire department said. It took about 40 firefighters and paramedics an hour to tackle the blaze, authorities said, but no one was injured. Five of the six apartments in the building were occupied at the time of the fire and the American Red Cross is helping the displaced residents, the fire department said.
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By Sarah Hainesworth, The Baltimore Sun | November 25, 2013
A 32-year-old woman died Monday morning after a three-alarm apartment fire at Franconia Apartments in Northeast Baltimore. The fire broke out shortly after 11 a.m. in the 4400 block of Franconia Drive in the Frankford neighborhood, Baltimore City Fire Department spokesman Ian Brennan said. Units were dispatched at 11:03 a.m., and the blaze was under control at 11:46 a.m., fire officials said. The victim, who has not been identified, was found dead at 11:24 a.m. If investigators confirm that the woman died because of the blaze, she will be the 19th fire death of the year, Brennan said.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | March 4, 2013
A two-alarm fire that began in a trash compactor temporarily displaced about 20 residents of a Towson apartment building late Sunday and into Monday morning, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department. The residents of the Virginia Towers complex, in the 500 block of Virginia Avenue, were evacuated from the building shortly after 11 p.m., when firefighters responded for reports of smoke in several floors of the building and located the fire in the building's compactor, the department said.
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October 7, 2013
Among the 83 calls for medical and fire-rescue service the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received during the period Sept. 29-Oct. 6 were the following: Interstate-95 between I-195 and I-695, 2:38 p.m. Oct. 4. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station and Halethorpe career station responded to the report of a motor vehicle accident on the highway between the ramp to the Baltimore Beltway and the ramp to airport. One person with non-life-threatening injuries taken to a local hospital.
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