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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 Susan Schoenberger | December 29, 1990
A 5-year-old boy who was playing with matches died yesterday afternoon after setting a fire in a bedroom at his East Baltimore row house, authorities said.Jamal Jackson, 5, set his bed on fire while playing with matches at his home in the 2000 block of Robb Street, police said. Fire officials were called to the house about 1:40 p.m. and put the flames out quickly.Four other children who live in the house, two of Jamal's siblings and two of his cousins, escaped without injury. But firefighters found Jamal on the floor of a second-floor bathroom, where he apparently had gone to get away from the smoke.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | March 3, 2014
A vehicle was discovered fully engulfed in flames early Monday morning in the Brooklyn area of Anne Arundel County. Firefighters found a 2003 Cadillac SUV on fire in the 300 block of Old Riverside Road at around 1 a.m., according to fire officials. The fire was under control in less than 15 minutes. Investigators believe the cause to be incendiary in nature, and that a person involved in the incident suffered burns to the hands, upper body and face. Anyone with information is asked to call the fire department at 410-222-8477 or email arsontip@aacounty.org . nadavis@baltsun.com
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By From Staff Reports | August 22, 1995
An arson at a Northwest Baltimore apartment building left several families homeless last night, fire officials said.The one-alarm fire, which was reported about 7:20 p.m. in the three-story, wood frame building in the 3600 block of Garrison Blvd., started in a third-floor rear apartment, fire officials said. Damage was confined to that floor, although there was some smoke and water damage on the first and second floors.The fire was under control by 8 p.m., fire officials said. No one was injured but firefighters rescued a man from the building by ladder.
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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 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 Brent Jones, The Baltimore Sun | June 22, 2010
A Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. transformer caught fire Tuesday in Gambrills, rising to two alarms and sending a dark plume of smoke over the surrounding area, according to Anne Arundel County fire officials. Firefighters were called to the 1100 block of Waugh Chapel Road at about 10 a.m. after a transformer that was being taken apart became engulfed in flames. BGE workers temporarily cut off power in the area after the fire grew to two alarms. No one was injured, fire officials said.
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December 21, 2004
A fire that broke out Sunday morning in a kitchen at Patuxent Institute, a state mental health facility in Jessup, caused $5,000 in damage, state fire officials said. No one was injured in the fire that apparently began in an exhaust duct of an oven, said John Wagner of the state fire marshal's office. Kitchen staff members reported the fire at 8:35 a.m., fire officials said. About 60 firefighters from nearby departments, including Long Reach, Elkridge and Savage, responded. The preliminary cause of the fire has been ruled an accident, fire officials said.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | May 18, 2004
IN BALTIMORE COUNTY Lightning may be cause of two-alarm house fire HUNT VALLEY - A two-alarm fire did extensive damage to the second floor of a home in the 14200 block of Greencroft Lane yesterday afternoon, Baltimore County fire officials said. Fire officials said they believe that lightning from a storm that rolled across the county may have struck the home's chimney. No one was home at the time, officials said.
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