April 7, 2000
Police Westminster: An employee of a garage on East Main Street told police Tuesday that someone took tools and equipment. Loss is estimated at $5,722. Fire Westminster: Firefighters responded at 2: 13 a.m. yesterday to a trash fire on Kate Wagner Road off Route 27. Units were out 27 minutes.
November 29, 1999
At least five people -- three of them children -- were killed in fires across Maryland yesterday, including an 11-year-old girl who was trapped on the second floor of her Southwest Baltimore rowhouse as she ran for water to douse the blaze.Police identified the girl as Laura Ashley Newton of the 500 block of S. Gilmor St.Laura had run upstairs to get water for her mother, Theresa Newton, to put out a kitchen fire. She was declared dead at the scene of the fire."She was saying, `Help me! Help me!