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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | April 15, 2004
Anne Arundel County fire officials are continuing to investigate a fatal fire in Brooklyn Park that claimed the lives of two young children and their great-grandparents Tuesday morning. The fire, which officials believe started on the porch, swept through the single-story house at 123 Cherry Lane in Morris Hill, killing longtime residents Wilmond Tucker, 84, and Hannah Tucker, 75, his wife. Two of the Tuckers' great-grandchildren, Brock Jr., 8, and Braxton, 6, who were visiting from North Carolina on their spring break, also died.
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By Richard Irwin and Brent Jones and Richard Irwin and Brent Jones,dick.irwin@baltsun.com | June 6, 2009
Baltimore County Fire Department officials continue to investigate a four-alarm fire that extensively damaged a Cockeysville apartment building late Thursday. No injuries were reported in the blaze, which caused about $900,000 worth of damage and forced the evacuation of 33 families, according to fire officials and the American Red Cross of Central Maryland. The fire, reported at 11:40 p.m. at the Hampton Manor Apartments in the 200 block of St. David Court, went to four alarms in a matter of minutes and brought firefighters from at least a dozen stations, fire officials said.
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By Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun | February 8, 2014
A six-year-old Suitland girl died Saturday after becoming entangled in the cords of a window blind in her home, according to the Prince George's County Fire Department. A relative found the girl unconscious and wrapped in the cords around 12:30 p.m. in a home in the 6700 block of Larkspur Road in Suitland, fire officials said. The relative and rescuers attempted to resuscitate the girl but were unable to revive her, fire officials said. She was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at a nearby hospital.
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By From Staff Reports | February 7, 1995
A family of five fled into freezing temperatures when smoldering ashes left in a garage ignited a fire at their Scaggsville home early yesterday, fire officials said.No one was injured in the 12:20 a.m. fire in the 10300 block of Derby Drive, but two cars and other property inside the garage and home were destroyed.The fire caused $200,000 in damage, fire officials said.Cold weather and ice hampered firefighters' efforts to fight the blaze, said Lt. Ken Byerly, a Howard County fire spokesman.
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By NICK SHIELDS | December 28, 2005
Investigators continued the search for the cause of a four-alarm blaze at a Reisterstown senior citizens apartment complex Monday that injured four people and displaced 70, Baltimore County fire officials said yesterday. Seven families were moved to hotels, said Laura Dennis, communications manager for the Central Maryland Chapter of the American Red Cross, adding that it is unknown how long they will have to remain there. About 8 a.m. Monday, firefighters responded to the blaze at the Meadows at Reisterstown in the 300 block of Cantata Court.
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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 Patrick Gilbert and Patrick Gilbert,Sun Staff Writer | January 22, 1995
...TC A 91-year-old Street woman was killed in a fire early yesterday that destroyed the trailer where she lived, fire and police officials said.State police from the Bel Air barracks said that Lola Maude Kitts died in the fire, which destroyed her 10-by-40-foot mobile home in the 3200 block of Scarboro Road. The state fire marshal's office said the blaze was discovered by one of Mrs. Kitts' sons, who lives nearby.Fire officials from the Dublin fire station of the Darlington Volunteer Fire Company said the trailer was engulfed in flames when the first units arrived about 3:50 a.m. About 40 firefighters had the fire under control in about 15 minutes.
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By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | April 28, 2001
Mike Tyson's family escaped injury when a two-alarm fire broke out at the fighter's $2.25 million home in Potomac last night. Tyson was training in Las Vegas at the time. Three adults, including Tyson's wife, and two of their children, escaped the blaze, which fire officials said caused "significant damage." Tyson issued a statement through spokesman Adam Grant in New York, thanking firefighters for putting out the blaze and saving his family. "My wife and my family were safely evacuated from our home," Tyson said in the statement.
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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | November 3, 2010
Two people were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire in Lothian early Wednesday morning, Anne Arundel Fire officials said. Firefighters were called to the 200 block of 5 t h Street, at Wayson's Trailer Court, at 2:15 a.m., said Captain James Rostek of Anne Arundel County Fire. A 51-year-old woman and a 40-year-old man were taken to Calvert Memorial Hospital for treatment. No one else was injured, according to fire officials. Damage to the trailer was estimated at $30,000 and damage to its contents was estimated at $20,000.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | September 28, 2004
Two Carroll County boys were arrested Sunday and charged with second-degree arson, accused of setting a fire that spread from a portable toilet to a nearby building, causing about $30,000 worth of damage, according to state fire officials. A 12-year-old boy and a 14- year-old boy were taken into custody and later released to their parents after Hampstead police and fire officials identified them as the suspected arsonists. Hampstead firefighters responded to the fire at the Hampstead Lions Club Community Room on Hillcrest Avenue about 1:30 a.m. Fire officials said the fire spread quickly to an adjacent brick utility building used by the Lions Club.
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