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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 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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By Justin Fenton and Justin Fenton,Sun reporter | December 2, 2007
A firefighter who reported finding a knotted rope and a threatening note with a drawing of a noose in an East Baltimore station house last month had placed the items there himself, city officials said yesterday. The man was suspended last week for performance-related issues and will likely face additional punishment, fire officials said. Sterling Clifford, a spokesman for the Police Department and for Mayor Sheila Dixon, said the man admitted to the hoax and will not face criminal charges.
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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 | February 18, 2014
A woman was taken to a hospital with smoke inhalation after escaping a two-alarm fire in an apartment complex in Glen Burnie early Tuesday morning, Anne Arundel County fire officials said. Firefighters found heavy fire in a top-floor apartment in the 200 block of Water Fountain Court after being called shortly before 5 a.m., fire officials said. About 55 firefighters from Anne Arundel County and Baltimore City fought the blaze, which was considered under control after about 35 minutes.
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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 Joan Jacobson and Peter Hermann and Joan Jacobson and Peter Hermann,Sun Staff Writers | February 28, 1994
A story in yesterday's editions reported incorrectly the name of Tyler Edwards, 11, one of nine people killed in a West Baltimore house fire. Also, a 2-year-old boy was saved from the fire, not a girl.The Sun regrets the errors.Seven children and two adults died in a rowhouse fire in West Baltimore Saturday night when a candle used as the only source of light set the house ablaze, causing one of the deadliest fires in the city's history, authorities said.Three others survived the blaze, including a 2-year-old girl who was thrown to safety by her mother from a second-floor window shortly before midnight.
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By NIA-MALIKA HENDERSON | November 23, 2006
A two-alarm fire destroyed a popular Glen Burnie bar early yesterday, Anne Arundel County fire officials said. Firefighters were alerted about 4:30 a.m. to a building fire at 7328 Furnace Branch Road East and found heavy smoke and fire rising from the second floor when they arrived about 10 minutes later. The roof of Dotson's Live, which occupied the second floor, collapsed, and it took about 50 firefighters about 90 minutes to get the blaze under control, said Lt. Russ Davies, a Fire Department spokesman.
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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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