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By Dail Willis and Dail Willis,SUN STAFF | December 25, 1997
A transformer fire fed by a gas line burned for several hours in Cockeysville yesterday morning, leading to the evacuation of several office buildings, fire officials said. No one was injured.The fire started shortly before 6 a.m. in a transformer on the ground between two parking lots at 10707 Gilroy Road, said county fire spokesman Mark Hubbard.One fire engine was called, and firefighters sprayed the fire first with water and then with foam. But it continued to burn because it was being fed by a nearby gas main, said Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. spokeswoman Peggy Mulloy.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | April 9, 2013
A brief power outage occurred in a portion of Bel Air around 2:45 p.m. Friday, followed closely by a report of a transformer fire in the general area of the outage. The outage lasted literally for a few moments and no further power disruptions were reported. Baltimore Gas & Electric's online outage map showed fewer than five customers without power on the east side of Bel Air around 3 p.m. Those outages were reported at 2:53 p.m., according to the map. There was also an emergency radio dispatch report a short time following the outage about a person being stuck in an elevator at Southampton Middle School, on the northeast side of town.
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December 26, 1995
Fire Westminster: Westminster responded to a transformer fire at Englar Street and Monroe Avenue at 9:15 a.m. Friday. Units were out for seven minutes.
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By Childs Walker, The Baltimore Sun | June 7, 2011
Power was out for the entire University of Maryland, Baltimore County campus again on Tuesday afternoon, after a switch at UMBC's main utility substation was tripped. The campus was closed at 3 p.m., according to an e-mail sent to the university community. "We are assessing the system prior to restoring power," said the e-mail from Lynne Schaefer, vice president for administration and finance. Two transformer fires last Thursday triggered a campus-wide power outage that lasted most of the weekend.
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October 19, 1999
FireMount Airy: Firefighters responded at 11: 47 p.m. Saturday to a transformer fire in the 13900 block of Prospect Road. Units were out 12 minutes.
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May 5, 1997
FireTaneytown: Firefighters from Taneytown responded to a transformer fire in the first block of Mill Ave. at 11: 37 a.m. Thursday. Units were out 15 minutes.Pub Date: 5/05/97
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February 2, 1998
FireWinfield: Firefighters responded to a transformer fire on Buckhorn Road and Stone Bridge Way at 10: 39 a.m. Thursday. Units were out 13 minutes.Pub Date: 2/02/98
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December 1, 1992
FIRE* Taneytown: Taneytown responded to East Baltimore Street for a transformer fire at 7:26 a.m. on Sunday. Units were out of service for 10 minutes.
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May 27, 1994
FIRE* Union Bridge: Firefighters from the Union Bridge station responded to a transformer fire on a pole at Middleburg and Crouse Mill Roads at 4:19 a.m. yesterday. They were out for 20 minutes.
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February 14, 1994
FIRE* Pleasant Hill, Pa.: Manchester assisted York County, Pa., for a transformer fire at the Pleasant Hill Fire Department at 8:39 a.m. Friday. Units were out for 20 minutes.
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October 19, 1999
FireMount Airy: Firefighters responded at 11: 47 p.m. Saturday to a transformer fire in the 13900 block of Prospect Road. Units were out 12 minutes.
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August 8, 1998
Traffic along northbound Interstate 95 was delayed for more than two hours yesterday as firefighters and electrical workers battled an electrical fire on a transformer pole alongside the interstate near Route 175.Maryland state police said the fire started about 4: 15 p.m. when the transformer malfunctioned.Police diverted traffic to Route 175, Columbia's main east-west thoroughfare, while Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. workers fixed the transformer, state police said. No one was injured in the incident.
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February 2, 1998
FireWinfield: Firefighters responded to a transformer fire on Buckhorn Road and Stone Bridge Way at 10: 39 a.m. Thursday. Units were out 13 minutes.Pub Date: 2/02/98
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By Dail Willis and Dail Willis,SUN STAFF | December 25, 1997
A transformer fire fed by a gas line burned for several hours in Cockeysville yesterday morning, leading to the evacuation of several office buildings, fire officials said. No one was injured.The fire started shortly before 6 a.m. in a transformer on the ground between two parking lots at 10707 Gilroy Road, said county fire spokesman Mark Hubbard.One fire engine was called, and firefighters sprayed the fire first with water and then with foam. But it continued to burn because it was being fed by a nearby gas main, said Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. spokeswoman Peggy Mulloy.
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May 5, 1997
FireTaneytown: Firefighters from Taneytown responded to a transformer fire in the first block of Mill Ave. at 11: 37 a.m. Thursday. Units were out 15 minutes.Pub Date: 5/05/97
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May 14, 1993
FIRE* Uniontown: A transformer fire on Uniontown Road at 5:21 p.m. Wednesday brought firefighters from the New Windsor station, who remained at the scene for 32 minutes.
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