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By Luke Lavoie, llavoie@tribune.com | August 12, 2013
A Columbia kitchen fire has displaced a family of three, according to Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue's Twitter account. According to the Twitter account, units were clearing the scene located in the 7900 block of Brightwind Court shortly before 6 p.m. Aug. 12. No one was injured in the fire, according to the account, and the family is being assited by the Red Cross. #sigshell { padding: 10px; float: left; width: 320px; height: 52px; margin: 20px 0px; display: block; }
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | May 5, 2014
A Baltimore Fire Department battalion chief responding to an apartment fire was critically injured Sunday evening in a three-car crash that left four other motorists injured, authorities said. The battalion chief was at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in critical condition after being injured in the accident at Cold Spring Lane and Loch Raven Boulevard, officials said. His department SUV was hit as he was responding to a fire in the 6400 block of Walther Ave. just before 6 p.m. Four civilian motorists were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, Fire Department spokesman Ian Brennan said.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | January 8, 2013
A small kitchen fire caused by a pot left on the stove damaged an Edgewood home early Tuesday morning but no injuries were reported, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. Firefighters were called at 2:35 a.m. to the 600 block of Harr Park Court, where smoke was pouring from a two-story townhouse. Crews extinguished a small fire in the kitchen. Fire officials said residents sleeping on the second floor were alerted by smoke detectors and they were not injured.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | April 2, 2014
Four people were displaced as a result of two separate fires in Anne Arundel County Tuesday afternoon. Four people were displaced as a result of two separate fires in Anne Arundel County Tuesday afternoon. After 6 p.m., smoke and fire were reported coming from the roof of a two-story single family home in the 8000 block of Big Pool Road in Maryland City, fire department officials said. No injuries were reported, but two adults and a juvenile were displaced. The fire, which was under control at 6:30 p.m., caused $10,000 worth of damage to the home.
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April 6, 1994
Firefighters from Manchester, Lineboro and Pleasant Hill of York County, Pa., were dispatched to a house fire in the 5000 block of Band Hall Hill Road, Manchester, at 4:05 p.m. Monday.The first firefighters to arrive discovered a kitchen fire that had been extinguished by the residents. They remained at the scene for more than an hour to check for possible extension of the fire into hidden areas and to clear the house of smoke.No one was injured.
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October 19, 1993
Twenty-four residents of a men's home at Springfield Hospital Center in Sykesville had to evacuate when an unattended cooking pot ignited about 6 p.m. Saturday.The blaze, in a two-story brick building, was brought under control within 20 minutes and no one was injured, said Deputy State Fire Marshal Faron Taylor.Mr. Taylor said the fire alarm sounded at the same time the fire was discovered by residents of the building.The resident who lives in the unit where the blaze started was cooking food on the kitchen stove and left the building, fire officials said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | October 23, 2001
A small kitchen fire at an apartment in the 8700 block of Town and Country Blvd. in Ellicott City caused minor smoke damage to the unit and temporary evacuation of several neighbors yesterday. The blaze started about 2:10 p.m. when food left on the stove caught fire, said Capt. Barry Bennett of the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services. It was extinguished about five minutes later, he said. The neighbors were evacuated because of the smoke but were allowed to return quickly, he added.
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December 25, 1994
The Harford County Division of Emergency Operations and the County Council presented a gold 911 pin and hero's proclamation to Amber Stewart, 8, at Church Creek Elementary School Tuesday. .Amber immediately called 911 to summon the Fire Department after a fire broke out in her mother's kitchen recently, authorities said. Amber's composure during the emergency could have saved the family's apartment as well as lives, dispatcher J. Franklin Hawley said.A plastic container placed on the stove melted because of heat from the oven and caused the fire, which Amber's mother extinguished before firefighters arrived.
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By Nia-Malika Henderson and Nia-Malika Henderson,sun reporter | August 28, 2006
A 29-year-old Southwest Baltimore woman died yesterday morning after a fire broke out in the kitchen of her apartment, fire officials said. Firefighters found Latoria Thornton unconscious in the hallway of her two-bedroom apartment in the 4700 block of Sayer Ave. after a neighbor called about 4:30 a.m. and reported smelling smoke. Food left unattended on the stove ignited wooden cabinets and filled the apartment with smoke, said Chief Kevin Cartwright, a spokesman for the Fire Department.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | July 29, 2012
An elderly woman had to be rescued from her Ellicott City apartment in one of two kitchen fires emergency personnel responded to in Howard County early Sunday morning. Shortly after midnight, firefighters responded to the 3500 block of Court House Drive after one of the woman's neighbors reported smoke detectors ringing in her apartment, fire officials said. Unable to contact the woman inside, firefighters forced their way into her apartment and found her asleep on a couch, officials said.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | January 19, 2014
Two adults and five children were displaced by a kitchen fire that caused at least $30,000 in damage to their house in Columbia Sunday night, according to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services. Firefighters were called to the two-story house in the 6100 block of Camp Fire Ct. around 7 p.m. The home was empty when firefighters arrived, and the fire was contained to the kitchen on the first floor and put it out in about 20 minutes, the department said in a news release.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | December 10, 2013
A woman and child were taken by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore Friday morning after being injured in a car crash at Hanson Road and Court Square Drive. It was the second emergency call in 90 minutes for Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. At 8:23 a.m., Harford County Emergency Operations 911 Center dispatched Joppa-Magnolia volunteers to the intersection, according to a press release from the fire company. The first arriving unit was from the fire company's Edgewood station; the officer reported a multi-vehicle collision with one person trapped.
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October 7, 2013
Among the 83 calls for medical and fire-rescue service the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received during the period Sept. 29-Oct. 6 were the following: Interstate-95 between I-195 and I-695, 2:38 p.m. Oct. 4. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station and Halethorpe career station responded to the report of a motor vehicle accident on the highway between the ramp to the Baltimore Beltway and the ramp to airport. One person with non-life-threatening injuries taken to a local hospital.
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By Luke Lavoie, llavoie@tribune.com | August 12, 2013
A Columbia kitchen fire has displaced a family of three, according to Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue's Twitter account. According to the Twitter account, units were clearing the scene located in the 7900 block of Brightwind Court shortly before 6 p.m. Aug. 12. No one was injured in the fire, according to the account, and the family is being assited by the Red Cross. #sigshell { padding: 10px; float: left; width: 320px; height: 52px; margin: 20px 0px; display: block; }
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | January 8, 2013
Occupants of an Edgewood townhouse escaped without injury Tuesday morning after a fire broke out in the kitchen, according to one of the responding fire companies. At 2:35 a.m., Harford County 9-1-1 received a call for a house fire in the 600 block of Harpark Court, near Edgewood Road, according to a media release from the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company, which was alerted to respond at 2:38 a.m., along with the Abingdon Volunteer Fire Company and the Aberdeen Proving Ground Fire Department, Edgewood Station.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | January 8, 2013
A small kitchen fire caused by a pot left on the stove damaged an Edgewood home early Tuesday morning but no injuries were reported, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. Firefighters were called at 2:35 a.m. to the 600 block of Harr Park Court, where smoke was pouring from a two-story townhouse. Crews extinguished a small fire in the kitchen. Fire officials said residents sleeping on the second floor were alerted by smoke detectors and they were not injured.
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May 31, 1996
FireManchester: Firefighters from Hampstead and Lineboro assisted Manchester at 11: 38 a.m. Wednesday, responding to a kitchen fire in the 2300 block of Susanann Drive. Units were out two hours.Pub Date: 5/31/96
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | July 29, 2012
An elderly woman had to be rescued from her Ellicott City apartment in one of two kitchen fires emergency personnel responded to in Howard County early Sunday morning. Shortly after midnight, firefighters responded to the 3500 block of Court House Drive after one of the woman's neighbors reported smoke detectors ringing in her apartment, fire officials said. Unable to contact the woman inside, firefighters forced their way into her apartment and found her asleep on a couch, officials said.
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | February 15, 2012
A man was in serious condition late Wednesday following a kitchen fire on the 16th floor of a high-rise apartment building in the 500 block of N. Charles St. The man, whose age and name were not immediately available, was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for the treatment of second- and third-degree burns and smoke inhalation, Fire Chief Kevin Cartwright said. Four other occupants inhaled smoke and were treated for non-life threatening injuries, Cartwright said.
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