March 17, 2013
Among the 85 calls the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received for medical and fire-rescue service during the period March 3-10 were the following: Frederick Road, 6300 block, 3:00 p.m. March 15. Crews from the Arbutus and Violetville volunteer stations and Catonsville, Halethorpe, Randallstown, Westview and Woodlawn career stations responded to the report of a building fire in Catonsville and found smoke, but no fire. Interstate-695 between exits 12 and 13, 7:45 p.m. March 14. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station and Catonsville career station responded to the report of a brush fire on the Baltimore Beltway in the Catonsville area near the Wilkens Avenue and Edmondson Avenue exits and extinguished the fire.
May 8, 2012
Your recent article about Truck Company 10 accurately portrayed the role this and other units played in the rescue of three young children from an early morning apartment building fire on West Lexington Street ("Union lauds fire co. set to disband," May 7). Truck 10, which along with Truck Company 15 and Squad 11, is slated to be closed permanently on July 1, has already taken 2,212 runs this year, including 79 reports of fire. Each of these three companies responds to thousands of calls from citizens every year.
March 23, 2012
A fire truck and ambulance collided as they were headed to a building fire Friday night, sending two paramedics to the hospital. Around 8 p.m., two Baltimore City Fire Department units - Engine Company 13 and Medic 15 - were responding to a fire in the 700 block of Lennox St. when they smashed into each other at the intersection of West North Ave. and Park Ave., according to a statement from Chief Kevin Cartwright, a spokesman for the fire...
February 20, 2012
Among the 53 calls the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received for medical and fire-rescue service Feb. 12-19 were the following: Interstate 195 between exits 3 and 4, 1:47 a.m. Feb. 18. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station and Catonsville career station responded to the report of a motor vehicle accident with rollover in Arbutus and found an overturned vehicle with no occupants. Paradise Avenue, 5700 block, 12:46 a.m. Feb. 18. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station and Halethorpe career station responded to assist Howard County units in extinguishing a fire in the basement of a house in Elkridge.
October 2, 2011
Among the 61 calls the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received for medical and fire-rescue service Sept. 25-Oct. 2 were the following: Frederick Road at Wade Avenue, 3:51 p.m. Sept. 28. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station and Catonsville, Halethorpe and Westview career stations responded to the report of a building fire in Catonsville and found smoke from a crematorium. 800 South Rolling Road, Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville campus, 1:25 p.m. Sept.
September 22, 2011
Thirty-four people were displaced and seven injured by a two-alarm fire early Thursday in the 5600 block of Stevens Forest Road in Columbia. The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services reported that 10 apartments at the Autumn Crest complex were affected by the fire at 1:30 a.m. and that crews had to rescue about eight residents of the three-story building with ladders. According to Battalion Chief Gordon Wallace, seven residents were injured in the fire, and two adults and one child were taken to an area hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.