At approximately 14:00, on 2/8/2015, Station 1 was alerted for Rescue Squad 1 and ATV 1 to respond mutual aid to Anne Arundel County to assist with a plane crash in the area of Tipton Airport. Once on the scene, units were faced with 2 passengers trapped in a small, Grumman AA-1A, 2 seater aircraft. The aircraft that was located several hundred yards off the road in a marshy wooded area near the ... (Full Story & Photos)
It's a girl! Recently, a woman named Megan was being driven to St. Agnes Hospital by her mom, when her contractions sped up. Her mom immediately pulled off of I-95, parked on the Route 100 exit and dialed 911. As firefighters and paramedics headed to the scene, a dispatcher worked calmly and quickly to assist. Crews arrived shortly thereafter and at exactly 7:44am, Baby Daisy made her way into the ... (Full Story & Photos)
A message from the Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal:
Many myths and falsehoods about fire sprinklers exist in the minds of Marylanders. The following facts and safety tips are provided to educate the public with factual information about the life saving benefits of residential fire sprinklers.
• The risk of dying in a home fire decreases significantly when the home is equipped with a fire ... (Full Story & Photos)
The State Fire Marshal is reminding Marylanders of the risk associated with the use of portable space heaters.
According to the National Fire Protection Association, in 2008, heating equipment was involved in an estimated 66,400 home structure fires. These fires directly resulted in 480 fire related deaths, 1,660 fire related injuries and an estimated $1.1 billion in direct property damage. These ... (Full Story & Photos)
At approximately 10:35 a.m., dispatch received multiple calls for a fire at the Capitol Mobile Park, the 6600 block of Washington Blvd. in Elkridge.
The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services arrived and discovered a woman deceased inside, suffering from trauma unrelated to the fire, which investigators believe may be a gunshot wound. No one else was in the residence at the time. The ... (Full Story & Photos)
Station 1: Elkridge
6275 Old Washington Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 Phone: 410-313-4901 Battalion: One Equipment: Engine, Ambulance, Squad, Brush Truck
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