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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,SUN STAFF | April 29, 1998
State fire marshals are investigating a suspicious house blaze in Winfield yesterday, fire officials said.The home in the 1300 block of W. Old Liberty Road was engulfed in flames when firefighters from Winfield, Sykesville and Gamber responded to an alarm at 4: 46 p.m.The fire was reported under control an hour later, and units remained at the scene to mop up, fire officials said. No injuries were reported. No further details were available.Three fires were deliberately set Sunday in Westminster and Reese.
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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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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 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 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 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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