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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | November 9, 2010
No one was injured Monday afternoon as firefighters battled a blaze at a Fallston home, officials said. Dave Williams of the Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association said the fire was reported at about 3:25 p.m. on Franklins Chance Court. The occupant of the house was home but was able to self-evacuate, he said.
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By Colin Campbell and The Baltimore Sun | October 5, 2014
Baltimore City firefighters were called to a 2.5-alarm blaze at a building that once housed Volunteers of America but is now vacant in the Jonestown neighborhood Sunday, officials said. Firefighters were called just before 3 p.m. to the two-story block and stone building in the 1100 block of E. Fayette Street, where they encountered heavy smoke and fire conditions. Smoke poured from the second-floor windows and over the street as firefighters sprayed the building from above and below with water hoses.
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November 19, 2009
An early morning two-alarm fire at a senior citizens' complex in Dundalk damaged several apartments Wednesday and sent hundreds of residents fleeing from the building, according to Baltimore County Fire Department officials. The blaze started about 6 a.m. in an apartment on the eighth floor of the Center Place Apartments, in the 100 block of Center Place, a spokesman for the Fire Department said. A preliminary investigation found that the fire began in a trash can, likely by a lit cigarette, fire officials said.
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By Justin Fenton and The Baltimore Sun | September 24, 2014
A two-alarm blaze at an adjacent building caused damage to the historic Mayfair Theatre in downtown Baltimore and shut down light rail operations Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported at about 12:20 p.m. in the rear of a vacant building in the 300 block of W. Franklin St., and fire department spokesman Ian Brennan said that the neighboring theater suffered external damage. "The extent of the internal damage is not known as far as the Mayfair building itself," Brennan said.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | February 13, 2011
Baltimore County firefighters battled a blaze for two hours Sunday afternoon in Owings Mills. The fire broke out around 1:30 p.m. in two-story building in the 3100 block of Blendon Road, county Fire Director Glenn Blackwell said. It took about two hours for firefighters to get the flames under control. Though several people were inside at the time of the blaze, no injuries were reported, Blackwell said. The address is listed as the Elizabeth Flick Charitable Foundation, according to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, but Blackwell could not confirm the building's occupants.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | July 9, 2012
A Baltimore City firefighter was injured while fighting a fire in a vacant two-story home in East Baltimore late Sunday night after falling through the floor of one of the home's stories, according to a fire department spokesman. Fire crews were first called to the blaze in the 1300 block of North Washington Street about 11:20 p.m., said Chief Kevin Cartwright, the spokesman. As firefighters began knocking down the flames, one firefighter fell through the flooring of one of the stories, Cartwright said.
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By Brent Jones, The Baltimore Sun | May 6, 2010
A volunteer firefighter suffered minor injuries in a two-alarm blaze Wednesday night in Rodgers Forge, Baltimore County fire officials said. Firefighters responded to an apartment fire in the 6800 block of Blenheim Road about 11 p.m. A firefighter from Providence Volunteer Fire Department was injured during the blaze and was transported to an area hospital with undisclosed injuries, a spokeswoman for the county fire department said....
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By Brent Jones, The Baltimore Sun | April 29, 2010
Baltimore county fire officials are investigating a fire reported Thursday morning at a playground in Parkville. Fire units responded to a call for a fire in the 3000 block of Balder Ave. about 6:30 a.m. No further details were available.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | April 17, 2011
Baltimore City firefighters extinguished a house fire in the 600 block of Charraway Road in Southwest Baltimore Sunday evening. A fire department spokesman said the blaze broke through the rear of the middle of group rowhome about 6 p.m. No injuries were reported. jacques.kelly@baltsun.com
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By Scott Dance and The Baltimore Sun | September 20, 2014
A two-alarm house fire broke out Saturday afternoon in Federal Hill and spread to four rowhomes, heavily damaging two of them. The blaze was reported about 4:20 p.m. in the 400 block of Sanders Street, behind Digital Harbor High School, according to city emergency officials. It took about 45 minutes for firefighters to get it under control, and they were able to prevent it from spreading to any more homes. No injuries were reported. Residents in two of the homes will not be allowed back inside Saturday, fire department spokesman Capt.
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By Colin Campbell and The Baltimore Sun | September 18, 2014
A fire at All Saints Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northeast Baltimore escalated to three alarms before city firefighters were able to bring it under control Thursday, officials said. The fire, which had no immediately known cause, was contained to the church in the 4200 block of Loch Raven Blvd., in the city's New Northwood neighborhood. The department called for a three-alarm response to keep the flames from spreading to adjoining buildings, spokesman Ian Brennan said. Smoke billowed high into the sky before firefighters knocked down the fire at about 3:48 p.m., a little less than an hour after the initial alarm sounded.
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By Sean Welsh and The Baltimore Sun | September 12, 2014
Firefighters quickly controlled a blaze at an abandoned Veteran's Affairs hospital at Fort Howard in Edgemere, Baltimore County public safety officials said late Friday. The two-alarm fire took place around 11 p.m. and was under control by 11:30 p.m., according to tweets from the Baltimore County Police and Fire Department. The building is located in the 9600 block of North Point Rd. The fire was contained to one building. This story will be updated when information becomes available.
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By Jean Marbella and The Baltimore Sun | August 8, 2014
A large commercial building was damaged in a two-alarm fire Friday night, Anne Arundel Fire Department said. Firefighters got the fire under control at 10:30 p.m., about an hour after they were called to the 600 block of Pittman Road, said Lt. Craig Oldershaw, a department spokesman. Oldershaw said fire investigators were trying to determine the cause of the blaze in one part of what he described as a large manufacturing building. Hazarous materials personnel also responded because of the presence of a compound, manganese oxide, in the building.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | July 31, 2014
Firefighters rescued two baby raccoons from a fire in a Waverly home Thursday morning, officials said. The working fire was reported at about 6:35 a.m. in the 500 block of E. 26th St. and was brought under control in less than 45 minutes, department spokesman Ian Brennan said. He said no one was in the home, which was initially thought to be vacant until a man on the scene claimed to live there. Firefighters called Animal Control to take custody of the raccoons for treatment.
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By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | July 13, 2014
A city firefighter suffered a minor burn Sunday while battling a one-alarm blaze in East Baltimore, the fire department said. The firefighter was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment, said Ian Brennan, a Baltimore fire department spokesman. No one else was injured. The mid-morning fire spread to both floors of an occupied rowhome in the 1500 block of Cliftview Avenue, Brennan said. The agency is investigating the cause of the fire. jhopkins@baltsun.com twitter.com/jsmithhopkins
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | March 18, 2012
Baltimore County fire officials battled an early-morning boat blaze that spread to the dock of the Essex Marina on Sunday, a department spokesman said. Officials responded to the marina after receiving a call around 3:37 a.m. from neighboring residents who reported an "explosion" and a "loud pop" at the marina, the spokesman said. When officials arrived, the boat was fully engulfed in flames and the dock was also on fire, according to the spokesman, who said officials used foam to extinguish the blaze.
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By Jessica Anderson and Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | June 16, 2014
Sean McCullough's father often walked him and his older brother to school after working an overnight shift at the 7-Eleven on Lexington Street downtown. But on Monday — the last day of the year at Robert W. Coleman Elementary School — the 7-year-old boy's father rushed home about 2 a.m. when he heard that the family's home on North Bruce Street in the Franklin Square neighborhood in West Baltimore was engulfed in flames, family and neighbors said. Sean was trapped on the second floor of the rowhouse and died after firefighters pulled him from the blaze, officials said.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | May 19, 2014
A car caught fire on the Francis Scott Key Bridge on Monday afternoon, briefly shutting all inner loop lanes carrying Interstate 695 over the Patapsco River in Baltimore. Tamory Winfield, a Maryland Transportation Authority spokesman, said the fire - which began around 6:30 p.m. - had been extinguished by about 7:15 p.m., and traffic was getting by despite the right lane remaining closed. The car that caught fire had been removed. The incident was the second of its kind in 24 hours for the MdTA.
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