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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 Gregory P. Kane and Consella A. Lee and Gregory P. Kane and Consella A. Lee,Sun Staff Writers | February 3, 1995
A four-alarm fire swept through the Woodside Apartments in Glen Burnie yesterday morning, causing $1 million in property damage but injuring no one, fire officials said.Lt. Robert Kornmann, a spokesman for the Anne Arundel County fire department, said 16 apartments were damaged, a dozen so heavily that their occupants were left homeless.The Red Cross placed six families in a hotel for the night, Annette Mooney, a spokeswoman, said. The other families evacuated made arrangements to stay with families or relatives, Ms. Mooney said.
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By Laura Cadiz and Laura Cadiz,SUN STAFF | December 25, 2000
A man was killed early yesterday morning in a two-alarm fire that ravaged a small house in Anne Arundel County. Fire officials have not identified the man who was killed in the fire in the 200 block of Cypress Creek Road in Severna Park. The fire started in the living room and caused an estimated $80,000 in damage, according to fire officials. The man, believed to have been in his 40s, was the only person in the home, said Capt. Steve Thompson, a Fire Department spokesman. Firefighters responded to the fire at 2:27 a.m. and found heavy smoke billowing from the roof and all sides of the wood-frame home, according to fire officials.
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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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By Gus G. Sentementes | September 6, 2008
A blaze early yesterday in Parkville was started by a discarded cigarette on an outside patio, Baltimore County fire officials said. Fire officials responded to the 2900 block of Aspen Hill Road about 6:30 a.m. for a report of a dwelling fire, and soon after called for a second alarm, authorities said. The fire was under control by 7:30 a.m. The home had working smoke detectors, and occupants of the home had evacuated before firefighters arrived. No injuries were reported, but two homes had internal damage and two other homes were damaged on the outside as a result of the fire.
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By Brent Jones | brent.jones@baltsun.com and Baltimore Sun reporter | March 26, 2010
Baltimore County firefighters recovered a man's body from inside a North Point home during a small house fire Friday afternoon, according to fire officials. A department spokeswoman said firefighters were called to the 7600 block of Old Battle Grove Road at about 2:35 p.m. and found a dead man in the living room of the home. The fire was confined to the living room area and generated significant heat, fire officials said. The cause of death is not clear. The fire was extinguished a short time after, according to fire officials.
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By Jim Joyner, The Baltimore Sun | March 27, 2013
Anne Arundel County fire officials say four adults from Arnold are being assisted by the Red Cross after an overnight residential fire displaced them. Fire officials say crews responded to the one-story house fire at about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of Phillips Road in Arnold. Responders brought the one-alarm fire under control in less than 30 minutes, officials said. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation, but officials said they believe it was electrical in nature.
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