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August 8, 2001
A Ford Taurus was set on fire about midnight yesterday in Westminster. A neighbor who spotted the flames helped to extinguish the blaze with a garden hose, the state fire marshal's office said. The fire caused about $1,000 damage to the exterior of the 1997 Taurus, owned by Absolute Relocation Service Inc. It was parked in the first block of Glen Oak Court, according to investigators. Anyone with information is asked to call the state fire marshal's office at 410-875-5450 or the Arson Hotline at 800-492-7529.
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By Luke Lavoie, llavoie@tribune.com | March 10, 2014
Units from Howard County's Department of Rescue Services responded to a structure fire at an Ellicott City residence on Saturday night, according to the department's Facebook page.  The Facebook post said the fire, which occurred at a home in the in the 3800 block of Woodville Lane in Ellicott City, appeared to have originated on the exterior and extended into the second floor and attic. No injuries were reported, according to the post.  No assistance from the Red Cross was required, according to the post.  #sigshell { padding: 10px; float: left; width: 320px; height: 52px; margin: 20px 0px; display: block; }
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September 22, 1995
Firefighters from Reese and Westminster quickly extinguished a smoky blaze in a mobile house in the first block of Sullivan Ave. shortly after 2 p.m. yesterday.The fire was discovered by employees of a petroleum service center next door to the one-story mobile home. No one was home when the blaze started, according to fire officials.Leona Hymiller, mother of occupant Dennis Hymiller, said she was at the house with an exterminator yesterday morning, but left at 10 a.m. She said no electrical appliances were left on inside the house.
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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | November 13, 2013
The Naval Academy is in the process of disenrolling a midshipman accused of setting 11 small fires on campus in September, a spokesman said Wednesday. The trash can fires were set in men's bathrooms between Sept. 9 and 23, Cmdr. John Schofield said. All were quickly extinguished. The midshipman was apprehended on Sept. 24, Schofield said. He is no longer at the academy. Schofield said he was prevented by law from providing further information. matthew.brown@baltsun.com twitter.com/matthewhaybrown
NEWS
March 30, 1994
Camp Meade Road near Baltimore-Washington International Airport was closed for more than an hour yesterday morning as firefighters worked to extinguish a fire that ignited when construction workers severed a gas line.A construction crew doing road repairs triggered the fire in the 800 block of Camp Meade Road at 9:50 a.m., fire and police officials said.The fire burned a small grassy area until Baltimore Gas and Electric turned off the gas, said fire department Battalion Chief Gary Sheckells.
NEWS
August 5, 1993
Firefighters in northwest Carroll battled two stubborn blazes yesterday.Units from Taneytown, Union Bridge, Harney and Rocky Ridge of Frederick County extinguished a burning wagonload of hay on the Keysville-Frederick County Road near Baumgardner Road. Taneytown and Union Bridge units were dispatched first, and tanker trucks from Harney and Rocky Ridge were asked to supply water to the crews.Firefighters needed about two hours to extinguish the fire, which was reported at 3:21 p.m.Earlier, Taneytown and Pleasant Valley firefighters were joined by two Adams County, Pa., companies for a shed fire on Stone Road near Kump Station Road.
NEWS
April 13, 1993
FIRE* Taneytown: A brush fire on Fringer Road required 21 minutes for Taneytown firefighters to extinguish at 7:33 p.m. Sunday.NORTHWEST--Taneytown * Union Bridge * New Windsor
NEWS
July 18, 1994
FIRE* Keysville: Firefighters from Taneytown were dispatched to extinguish hay bales on fire in the 7000 block of Keysville Road at 6:10 p.m. Thursday.They were out for 75 minutes.
NEWS
September 9, 1994
FIRE* Woodbine: Firefighters from the Lisbon station of Howard County responded to the 7500 block of Morgan Road to extinguish a minibike fire at 8:09 p.m. Wednesday. They were out for 30 minutes.
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January 8, 1993
FIRE* Gunpowder Ridge: Fire units from Lineboro, Manchester, Hampstead and York County, Pa., were dispatched to extinguish a chimney fire at a house on Carroll Warehime Road at 6:03 p.m. on Wednesday.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | November 11, 2013
Baltimore firefighters knocked down a small fire in the basement of a vacant building in the 2900 block of East Monument Street on Monday night. The call came in just before 10 p.m., and it was put out without issue, fire department spokesman Ian Brennan said. The cause is under investigation. Brennan said fires are more common as the weather gets colder and the department is reminding citizens to make sure their homes have working smoke alarms. Electrical fires are the most common citywide, he said, so make sure to check household appliances routinely for any risks.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | September 16, 2013
Fire investigators say quick thinking by a neighbor averted what could have been a major fire at a northern Harford County gas station and convenience store Saturday evening. A diesel pump at the Citgo station in the 3900 block of Conowingo Road in Darlington caught fire about 7:25 p.m., according to a notice of investigation from the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office. The fire was attributed to an "electrical malfunction within the underground wiring" that ignited the handle on the pump and began to spread when it was noticed by customers.
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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 Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | January 7, 2013
A truck caught fire at the Fort McHenry Tunnel toll plaza on northbound Interstate 95 near Keith Avenue on Monday evening, causing traffic delays as emergency personnel worked to control the blaze, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority Police. The Ford F-150 came through the tunnel and its driver paid the toll about 5:15 p.m. before realizing the vehicle was on fire and pulling over to the right-hand shoulder, just north of the toll booths, said Sgt. Jonathan Green, a police spokesman.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | December 23, 2012
A fire broke out on a third-story balcony of an apartment building on Sunday morning, Baltimore City fire officials said. Firefighters were dispatched at 10:03 a.m., to a working fire on a rear exterior balcony at 1010 W. Baltimore St., which is listed online as the Hollins House. The fire was cleared at 11:13 a.m. There were no known injuries, and no one was evacuated during the incident. The cause of the fire is under investigation, fire officials said.
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By Susan Reimer, The Baltimore Sun | August 12, 2012
Howard County firefighters responded early Sunday morning to a fire in an attached garage in Ellicott City and prevented the blaze from spreading to the house, officials reported. None of the residents of the home in the 5100 block of Britton Lane and no firefighters were injured, but it took 90 minutes to bring the smoky fire, believed to have started among oily rags, under control. Damage was estimated to be about $13,000, but the residents were not displaced. Susan.reimer@baltsun.com
NEWS
October 27, 1992
FIRE LOG* Sykesville: A chimney fire in a house on Tanglewood Drive took only 30 minutes to extinguish by volunteers from Sykesville, Winfield and Gamber at 10:22 p.m. on Sunday.* Gamber: Firefighters from Reese and Reisterstown joined Gamber in extinguishing a chimney fire in a building at 9:05 p.m. on Sunday. Units were on the scene for about 30 minutes.
SPORTS
April 12, 2002
He said it "I just raised my glove and it was right there. I'm no Ozzie Smith. It could have been pitch black outside, and it was lucky enough to go into my mitt." Scott Strickland, Mets reliever, on catching a line drive to start a double play and extinguish a Cubs' rally On deck Matt Morris of the Cardinals will try to improve to 3-0 as he plays host to the Astros tonight.
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | June 25, 2012
A fire over the weekend in an elevator at Anne Arundel County Medical Center was arson, county fire officials said. The small fire, which occurred around 4:45 p.m., was quickly extinguished, according to Division Chief Michael E. Cox. Investigators determined that the fire was intentionally set, he said. Hospital spokeswoman Kelly Swan said the hospital's Health Sciences Building, where the fire took place, houses offices, and outpatient and support services. Officials have no suspects.
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