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February 10, 1993
Fire officials trace Dorsey Hall blaze to improper disposal of ashesA fire that caused $135,000 damage to a home and two cars in Dorsey Hall on Sunday was probably accidental and started by improper disposal of fireplace ashes, fire officials said.No one was injured in the fire, which occurred shortly after 3 p.m. in the 9400 block of Sunlit Passage, fire officials said.The fire apparently started in a garage, burning a 1991 Honda and a 1990 BMW, and then spread to second-floor bedrooms in the house, fire officials said.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | August 24, 2013
A family was displaced after their Columbia townhouse caught fire and was heavily damaged on Saturday evening, Howard County fire department officials said. The home, in the 7500 block of Swan Point Way, caught fire at around 6 p.m., with fire showing from the basement, fire officials said. It required the response of 40 firefighters and paramedics. No one was injured and the fire was under control quickly, but the home is expected to be declared uninhabitable, fire officials said.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | June 6, 2013
Route 108 in Howard County prior to Snowden River Parkway remained shut down in both directions at 9:10 a.m., on Thursday because of a gas line incident that occurred more than an hour earlier, according to the local fire and rescue officials and the state Department of Transportation. Howard County Fire and EMT spokeswoman Jacqueline Kotei said that around 7:45 a.m., a gas line was struck during construction operations in the area. No injuries were reported, and crews determined that the gas levels were not sufficient for an evacuation, Kotei said.
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June 1, 1994
House fire kills woman, 2 childrenEDMONSTON -- Two young children and a pregnant woman died in a fire yesterday at a small house shared by two families, county fire officials said.The children were found in a back bedroom of the house, where they apparently had attempted to escape from the fire. The woman was found in another room toward the front of the house.The house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived shortly after 9 a.m., said Capt. Victor Stagnaro, county Fire Department spokesman.
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By Michael Lofthus, The Baltimore Sun | April 26, 2013
Multiple residents in Anne Arundel County were displaced Thursday evening after fires blazed through their homes in separate incidents. Fire officials first responded to the 6400 block of Lamplighter Ridge in Glen Burnie around 9:45 p.m. where a two-story townhome was ablaze. The 43 firefighters at the scene had situation under control within an hour, but not before three homes could endure $215,000 in damages, according to fire officials. Six people who were displaced in the event are now being assisted by the American Red Cross while a firefighter and 60-year-old male were treated for minor injuries at the Baltimore Washington Medical Center, officials said.
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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 Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | April 8, 2013
Howard County firefighters battled two Sunday night blazes in Ellicott City, including one that required assistance from Baltimore County fire officials to get under control, Howard County fire officials said. Around 10 p.m., firefighter responded to a report of fire coming from the roof of a two-story, single-family home on the 3000 block of Mullineaux Lane. Fire officials said that three residents were in the home; two evacuated when alerted by smoke detectors and another evacuated after firefighters entered the home, officials said.
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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 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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