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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 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 Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | April 8, 2013
Howard County firefighters battled two Sunday night blazes in Ellicott City, including one that required assistance from Baltimore County fire officials to get under control, Howard County fire officials said. Around 10 p.m., firefighter responded to a report of fire coming from the roof of a two-story, single-family home on the 3000 block of Mullineaux Lane. Fire officials said that three residents were in the home; two evacuated when alerted by smoke detectors and another evacuated after firefighters entered the home, officials 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 Luke Lavoie, llavoie@tribune.com | January 17, 2014
The woman seriously injured in an early-morning blaze in North Laurel Thursday has died as a result of her injuries, Howard County police said Friday. The woman, identified as Kimberly Ann Murphy-Smith, 50, of Canterbury Riding, was rescued from the fire, which occurred at 5:15 a.m. Jan. 16, by fire fighters from Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services.  She was taken to Laurel Regional Hospital, where she later died, police said.  The fire was reported by a newspaper delivery person, a department spokeswoman said.
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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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By Winyan Soo Hoo and Winyan Soo Hoo,Special to baltimoresun.com | June 8, 2005
Two people were burned this morning in an explosion and fire that destroyed a home near Baltimore's Park Heights neighborhood, according to city fire officials. Authorities said a 61-year-old man suffered injuries to the hand and face and a 67-year-old man suffered hand and arm injuries from the fire reported around 9:30 a.m. at 3722 Boarman Ave. Fire officials said it appears leaking gas from a broken line was ignited, causing the explosion. The injured men told investigators they were doing repairs in the home at the time of the explosion, fire spokesman Dwaine Booker said.
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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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