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May 26, 2013
Anne Arundel County fire officials say a house fire on Sunday morning in Annapolis caused no injuries, but displaced two adults. Fire officials responded at around 10:30 a.m. for a fire in the 1900 block of Sleepy Hollow Lane in the Lindamoor community. The first unit arriving requested assistance, bringing a total of 44 firefighters to the scene. The incident was placed under control within 50 minutes and caused in excess of $300,000 to the home. The two people displaced were assisted by the Red Cross.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | September 7, 2011
A body was pulled from the Patapsco River near Harbor Hospital Wednesday afternoon, fire officials confirmed. Fire officials could not immediately provide details but said that a call was received around noon from the hospital reporting a body in the water. A fire rescue boat, an engine company and an EMS unit investigated and found a body near the hospital. It was unclear if the body was related to reports Sunday that someone had jumped from the Hanover Street bridge. Justin.fenton@baltsun.com Text NEWS to 70701 to get Baltimore Sun local news text alerts
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | April 28, 2013
Five people were taken to the hospital after they were injured in a crash on Interstate 95 on Sunday night involving multiple cars, Baltimore County Fire Department officials said. The crash happened about 9 p.m. on southbound I-95 near the exit for I-195, officials said. One person was critically injured, two people were seriously injured and two people had minor injuries, the fire department said. The University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center was at capacity, fire officials said, so patients were taken elsewhere.
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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 Melody Simmons and Melody Simmons,Sun Staff Writer | April 5, 1994
Baltimore's 1994 fire death toll rose to 30 yesterday -- just four shy of the total for all of 1993 -- when a one-alarm blaze swept through a house killing a woman and her two children, city fire officials reported.The one-alarm fire started at 6:12 a.m. in the living room on the first floor of a house in the 1500 block of Winston Ave. off Loch Raven Boulevard in New Northwood.Fire officials attributed the fire to careless smoking.One resident survived by jumping to safety from a second-floor rear window.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | December 13, 2012
About 50 Harford County fire fighters battled an early morning, two-alarm blaze Thursday in Havre de Grace, according to Harford County fire officials. At appproximately 4:37 a.m., fire crews were called to the 4000 block of U Way for a reported fire with rescue, fire officials said. The first arriving units encountered fire coming through the roof. A second alarm was requested and approximately 50 fire fighters from Level, Aberdeen Susquehanna Hose and Cecil County were called to put out the fire.
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By Andrea K. Walker, The Baltimore Sun | August 14, 2011
Heavy rains from a morning storm caused flash flooding and standing water in the city and throughout the region, officials said. At about noon Sunday, city and Baltimore County fire and rescue officials rescued motorists from three cars submerged in water at Northpoint Road and Quad Avenue. Fire chief Kevin Cartwright said a call came at about 11:30 a.m. about people trapped in water near the Baltimore County line. Fire officials arrived to find three vehicles trapped in four to five feet of water underneath a bridge.
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By Kristine Henry,
The Baltimore Sun
| December 29, 2013
The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services responded to a two-alarm house fire in Ellicott City late Saturday evening and firefighters were still putting out the blaze early Sunday morning. Initial calls to the department about the fire in the 5000 block of Ellis Lane indicated people might be trapped inside the house, said spokeswoman Cerisa Speight, but investigators discovered that the residents were  away on vacation. The house sitter escaped with no reported injuries, Spreight 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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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | February 25, 2014
Fire damaged a mobile home near Aberdeen Friday evening. The home, at Wright's Mobile Home Village in the 1100 block of Old Philadelphia Road, was reported on fire shortly after 5 p.m. Initial emergency radio dispatches said the resident reported smoke in the home's bathroom. When the first responder from the Aberdeen Fire Department arrived at the scene, a working fire was immediately reported. Approximately 24 firefighters from the Aberdeen Fire Department, Aberdeen Proving Ground Fire Department and Abingdon Volunteer Fire Company brought the fire under control in about 10 minutes, according to a notice of investigation from the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office.
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