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By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | April 28, 2001
Mike Tyson's family escaped injury when a two-alarm fire broke out at the fighter's $2.25 million home in Potomac last night. Tyson was training in Las Vegas at the time. Three adults, including Tyson's wife, and two of their children, escaped the blaze, which fire officials said caused "significant damage." Tyson issued a statement through spokesman Adam Grant in New York, thanking firefighters for putting out the blaze and saving his family. "My wife and my family were safely evacuated from our home," Tyson said in the statement.
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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 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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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | June 21, 2004
Five-year-old twin boys who were playing with matches ignited a blaze that destroyed their Riviera Beach home yesterday morning, Anne Arundel County fire officials said. Shortly after 8 a.m., the twins informed their mother, Dawn Kiser, that they had accidentally started a fire in a bedroom of the two-story townhouse in the 8500 block of Beacon Point Road. All of the house's occupants - Kiser, the twins, another of her children and two nieces - escaped without serious injury. However, Kiser's nieces, ages 3 and 6, were transported to North Arundel Hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation, fire officials said.
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By Brent Jones | March 27, 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 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 the man's death was not clear. The fire was extinguished a short time after firefighters arrived, 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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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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April 25, 1996
A smoldering cigarette ignited a bed in a second-floor bedroom of a townhouse in the 6500 block of Carrolltowne Village Road in Sykesville at 11 a.m. Monday. Fire officials said the fire caused about $500 in damage.One firefighter suffered second-degree burns to his left wrist and hand and was treated at the scene, fire officials said.FireGamber: Firefighters assisted Baltimore County at 3: 10 p.m., responding for a house fire on Nicodemus Road. Units were out 10 minutes.Pub Date: 4/25/96
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