Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The blaze occurred Wednesday afternoon in the 2900 block of Andorra Court.
UPDATE (8:53 a.m.) - Six Parkville families were displaced following a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex Wednesday afternoon. No one was injured in the fire. Volunteers from the American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region is offering the families displaced by the blaze in the 2900 block of Andorra Court financial assistance to help replace food, clothing and other necessities lost in the fire, according to Red Cross spokesman Doug Lent. "Red Cross workers will continue to follow up with everyone involved until all their immediate needs have been met," Lent wrote in an email. The original text of this article follows: No injuries have been reported as a result of a two-alarm apartment fire in Parkville Wednesday afternoon. Baltimore …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Fire officials say a dwelling on Putty Hill Avenue was fully engulfed Friday morning.
No one was injured when a Parkville home caught fire Friday morning. Crews responded to the 3000 block of Putty Hill Avenue around 7:55 a.m. to find a dwelling fully engulfed in flames, according to fire officials. Engine 10, from Parkville, was the first piece of equipment on the scene, and the fire was placed under control around 9:20 a.m., officials said. A crossing guard for a nearby school reportedly called 911 upon seeing the flames, officials said. Stay with Patch for updates.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Mary Buckley, a director of operations for the Salvation Army, said the store was on fire when the first employee arrived.
UPDATE (1:37 p.m.) — No one was injured when a blaze broke out at the Salvation Army store, 1748 E. Joppa Road, Wednesday morning. Ten fire companies and 40 personnel arrived on the scene to combat the blaze at 8:45 a.m., according to Baltimore County Fire Department spokesman Capt. Bruce Schultz. Fire crews were met with heavy smoke and a fire at the back of the store, Schultz said. The fire was placed under control by 9:20 a.m. and no one was injured. While responding to the scene, a fire engine was involved in an accident but no one was injured, Schultz said. The cause of the fire remains under investigation, according to Schultz. Mary Buckley, a director of operations with the Salvation Army, said that when her first employee arrived …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
The fire reportedly began in the boiler room.
St. Ursula's School sustained minor damages after a fire broke out in the boiler room Sunday morning. Fire crews were dispatched to the school around 10:21 a.m., according to Lt. Jay Ringgold, a Baltimore County Fire Department spokesman. The fire was placed under control by 10:31 a.m., Ringgold said. "It was a small fire, little damage ... they're clearing the equipment now," Ringgold said.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
A man was transported to Shock Trauma with multiple burns following the blaze on Sipple Avenue on Saturday night, county firefighters said.
A man was transported to Shock Trauma and a second resident was displaced from their home following a fire Saturday night in Fullerton. Firefighters responded to the unit block of Sipple Avenue around 7:40 p.m. and had the blaze under control by 8:06 p.m., county firefighter Glenn Bitters said. Bitters said the man injured in the fire suffered multiple burns, although the injured do not appear to be life-threatening. He added that the Red Cross offered assistance to the other person at the home. Bitters said the fire started in the basement and the cause of the blaze remains under investigation.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Crews quickly extinguished the Thursday morning blaze.
A home in the 3000 block of Arizona Avenue in Parkville caught fire Thursday morning. Firefighters responded around 8:45 a.m., according to Susan Hunt, a spokeswoman for the Baltimore County police and fire departments. Crews from Fullerton, Perry Hall and Parkville responded to the blaze, which was extinguished shortly after 9 a.m. No one was injured in the fire, which apparently began in the attic of the home. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation, Hunt said.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Fire crews took an hour to control a blaze that broke out in a business on the 7700 block of Harford Road early Wednesday morning.
The cause of a fire that engulfed a storage shed behind Superior Sharpening Works on Harford Road remains under investigation Wednesday morning, police and fire officials said. Baltimore County firefighters were dispatched to the business, located at 7716 Harford Road, at 4:14 a.m. on Wednesday. Fire crews reported that the building was completely engulfed with the fire most active toward the rear of the building, said Detective Cathy Batton, a Baltimore County police and fire spokeswoman. Assisted by Baltimore City firefighters, the Baltimore County team controlled the fire by 4:59 a.m., Batton said. "An arson team was requested to the scene, but the cause of the fire remains under investigation," Batton said. Superior Sharpening Works …