Just before 1:30 pm, units from Company 1 and Baltimore County Medic 5 were dispatched to the Avalon area of the Patapsco State Park for an injured bicyclist who had struck a tree. The patient was evacuated from the area, and transported to Shock Trauma by MSP Trooper 1. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Learn how simple safety steps save lives in and around pools and spas.
From Memorial Day through Labor Day 2013, at least 202 children between the ages of 1 and 14 drowned in a swimming pool or spa in the United States, according to media reports compiled by the USA Swimming Foundation. Of those, 143 of the victims were children younger than age 5.
County Executive Allan H. Kittleman today announced an agreement with the Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department (EVFD) that will finally make a new fire station a reality for the community. Under the Memorandum of Understanding, EVFD will provide funding up to $2.7 million to support construction costs. That money will fund the Community Hall, bi-fold doors for the apparatus bay, and the Station’s ... (Full Story & Photos)
At approximately 1:15 pm, HCDFRS units were dispatched to assist Baltimore County Fire Department with a personal injury crash on I-95 between 895 and 195. Engine 11 arrived to find the incident was actually in Howard County, and requested Ops 10 and Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to assist in mitigating a significant fuel leak from a ruptured saddle tank on a dump truck.... (Full Story & Photos)
Just before 1 pm, the box alarm was sounded for the house fire in the 7000 block of Lennox Avenue. Engine 11 arrived to find a small tri-level house with fire showing from an attached garage and fire extending into the main house. A total of three hand lines were deployed, controlling the bulk of the fire. The fire was held in check and contained primarily to the area of origin. HCPD and OFM are handling ... (Full Story & Photos)