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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | January 3, 2002
A resident and five staff members were treated for smoke inhalation after an early morning fire yesterday in a Towson nursing home. Baltimore County fire officials think the 12:30 a.m. fire started in a heating unit in a room at Manor Care Ruxton, 7001 N. Charles St. The nursing home's sprinkler system quickly brought the fire under control, said Fire Capt. Glenn Blackwell. The top floor of the three-story building was temporarily evacuated, Blackwell said. The people who suffered from smoke inhalation were treated at hospitals and released, said Catherine Raines, a Manor Care spokeswoman.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | February 24, 2014
Four people have been treated for smoke inhalation they suffered during a house fire in Hydes, the Baltimore County Fire Department said. Shortly after 7 a.m., the fire in the 12400 block of Regwood Road had been knocked down but not yet declared under control, according to the fire department. None of the four people needing medical treatment was a firefighter, the department said. No other details about the fire were immediately available. iduncan@baltsun.com
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,SUN STAFF | December 24, 1996
A Middle River man was seriously burned and members of his family injured when an early morning fire broke out in their two-story rowhouse yesterday.Albert Glass, 35, of the 600 block of West Kingsway was in guarded condition in the burn unit at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center yesterday.His wife, Diane Glass, 31, and their two children, Albert, 3, and Amanda, 8, were treated for smoke inhalation at Franklin Square Hospital Center and released, said Battalion Chief Mark Hubbard, a Fire Department spokesman.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | May 28, 2013
A two-alarm fire burned through five townhouses in Elkridge early Tuesday morning, requiring one person to be transported to the hospital and three to be treated at the scene for smoke inhalation, according to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services. Firefighters responded to the homes in the 6900 block of Ducketts Lane shortly before 12:30 a.m. for reports of a fire on the rear deck of one of the homes, the department said. At the scene, a second-alarm was called after it became clear the blaze had spread through the home's attic and roof and into multiple adjacent homes, the department said.
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January 15, 1997
A Mount Airy firefighter was injured early yesterday while assisting Frederick authorities at a house fire in the 13000 block of Jesse Smith Road.Jeffrey Shippey, 24, was flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he was treated for smoke inhalation and released, authorities said.After a school bus driver and neighbors reported the 8: 30 a.m. blaze, some 50 firefighters had it under control within 20 minutes. Also assisting were units from Howard and Montgomery counties.
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By Roger Twigg and Roger Twigg,Staff Writer | October 16, 1993
Two Baltimore police officers rescued two infants from a suspicious fire in Cherry Hill that injured five people, none of them seriously, authorities said.When Officers Lester R. Rutherford and John M. Walker Jr. of the Southern District arrived about 9:25 a.m. at an apartment building at 2303 Round Road, they saw flames coming from a second-floor front apartment, authorities said.From the window of the apartment directly above, which was filled with thick black smoke, a man yelled to the officers to catch his son, 1-year-old Terry Braxton Jr. The officers clasped their hands together to form a cradle and caught the boy after his father threw him from the window.
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By Jamal Watson and Jamal Watson,SUN STAFF | November 1, 1998
Clyde's restaurant in Columbia closed early after a two-alarm fire damaged much of the restaurant last night and sent two workers to Howard County General Hospital, where they were treated for smoke inhalation."
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August 11, 1999
A New Windsor man was treated for smoke inhalation after a neighbor discovered a chair on fire in a back room of a three-story apartment building yesterday morning, according to the state fire marshal.Fifteen firefighters from volunteer companies in New Windsor, Union Bridge and Westminster took about 10 minutes to control the blaze, which caused about $1,000 damage to the apartment in the 300 block of Main St. The fire was reported at 10: 33 a.m.The preliminary cause was listed as careless smoking.
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | July 20, 2003
NEW YORK - About 100 people were treated for smoke inhalation early yesterday morning after a subway fire sent thick clouds of black smoke wafting through a station in Brooklyn, officials said. The smoke was so heavy that almost everyone on the train and in the station, at York Street near the Manhattan Bridge, required treatment at the scene, and more than 60 people were taken to nearby hospitals, officials said. Train service at the station was redirected for much of the day. The incident began about 3:15 a.m. as the southbound train entered the station, said Charles Seaton, a spokesman for New York City Transit, which operates the subway.
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By Michael A. Fletcher and Michael A. Fletcher,Evening Sun Staff | October 30, 1990
Arson investigators are trying to determine whether an 83-year-old woman who was being treated at Mercy Medical Center following a fire she allegedly started in her apartment set a second fire that caused $12,500 worth of damage to her hospital room.More than 30 patients were evacuated from the downtown hospital's 14th floor yesterday during the fire.Fire investigators believe the patient used matches to ignite her mattress. Several books of matches were found near the patient's bed, a Fire Department spokesman said.
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By Dean Jones Jr., The Baltimore Sun | December 27, 2011
An overnight fire in the unit block of East 25th Street injured one person, according to the Baltimore Fire Department. Firefighters responded to the three-story building, which is occupied by a Big Boyz Bail Bonds company, around 2:40 a.m. and discovered a blaze in the basement, officials said. The fire spread through the duct work to the first, second and third floors, officials said. One person escaped the building uninjured, but firefighters had to rescue a second person, officials said.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | May 26, 2011
A police officer was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center for possible smoke inhalation after Thursday afternoon apartment fire in Baltimore's Mid-Town Belvedere, a fire department spokesman said. Two police officers responded to the unit block of West Biddle Street where a two-alarm fire broke out in the fourth floor of the building, fire department spokesman Cpt. Roman Clark said. The police entered the building to alert residents before firefighters arrived. One officer was later taken to the hospital, he said.
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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | May 11, 2010
Firefighters rescued a 79-year-old woman from a two-alarm rowhouse fire in the 500 block of Washington Street Tuesday afternoon, a city fire department spokesman said. The fire started just after about 1:30 p.m., said the spokesman, Chief Kevin Cartwright. Firefighters arrived at the two-story brick building and saw the woman "in the window, enveloped in smoke," he said. They used a ladder to rescue her, he said. Paramedics treated her for mild smoke inhalation and she was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital where she was not listed in serious condition, Cartwright said.
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | July 20, 2003
NEW YORK - About 100 people were treated for smoke inhalation early yesterday morning after a subway fire sent thick clouds of black smoke wafting through a station in Brooklyn, officials said. The smoke was so heavy that almost everyone on the train and in the station, at York Street near the Manhattan Bridge, required treatment at the scene, and more than 60 people were taken to nearby hospitals, officials said. Train service at the station was redirected for much of the day. The incident began about 3:15 a.m. as the southbound train entered the station, said Charles Seaton, a spokesman for New York City Transit, which operates the subway.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | January 3, 2002
A resident and five staff members were treated for smoke inhalation after an early morning fire yesterday in a Towson nursing home. Baltimore County fire officials think the 12:30 a.m. fire started in a heating unit in a room at Manor Care Ruxton, 7001 N. Charles St. The nursing home's sprinkler system quickly brought the fire under control, said Fire Capt. Glenn Blackwell. The top floor of the three-story building was temporarily evacuated, Blackwell said. The people who suffered from smoke inhalation were treated at hospitals and released, said Catherine Raines, a Manor Care spokeswoman.
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August 11, 1999
A New Windsor man was treated for smoke inhalation after a neighbor discovered a chair on fire in a back room of a three-story apartment building yesterday morning, according to the state fire marshal.Fifteen firefighters from volunteer companies in New Windsor, Union Bridge and Westminster took about 10 minutes to control the blaze, which caused about $1,000 damage to the apartment in the 300 block of Main St. The fire was reported at 10: 33 a.m.The preliminary cause was listed as careless smoking.
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By Peter Hermann and John Rivera and Peter Hermann and John Rivera,Sun Staff Writers | April 25, 1995
Beaury "Oakey" Allen escaped his burning house yesterday, but could not stand by and watch his 9-year-old granddaughter disappear in smoke while trying to get out of her second-floor bedroom window.The 62-year-old man rushed back inside, but was unable to make it to Pamela Jean Allen's bedroom, according to Buzz Laro, a family friend. Both died in the blaze that destroyed their Eastern Shore farmhouse.The fire broke out shortly after 4 a.m. at the house in Ingleside in Queen Anne's County.
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By Amy Oakes and Amy Oakes,SUN STAFF | October 19, 1998
Six children who suffered smoke inhalation in a fire Saturday that destroyed a West Baltimore rowhouse were in stable condition yesterday at three hospitals, a Fire Department spokesman said.Firefighters responded to the fire in the 900 block of N. Mount St. shortly before 11 p.m. James Yeats, a neighbor, helped firefighters rescue the children from the home, residents said.Michael Maybin, the Fire Department spokesman, said Delshawn Harkless, 4, and Raquan Harkless, 2, were taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center and then flown to Children's Hospital in Washington yesterday.
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By Jamal Watson and Jamal Watson,SUN STAFF | November 1, 1998
Clyde's restaurant in Columbia closed early after a two-alarm fire damaged much of the restaurant last night and sent two workers to Howard County General Hospital, where they were treated for smoke inhalation."
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