Monday, May 13, 2013
Two people were treated for smoke inhalation during the Sunday blaze.
An early afternoon house fire in Glen Burnie displaced four people, including two children, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. Emergency crews treated two men, 50 and 18, for smoke inhalation and transported them to Shock Trauma with non-life threatening injuries. At 2:45 p.m., firefighters responded to the 900 block of Langley Road, and found flames and smoke emerging from a two-story home. It took 44 firefighters approximately 45 minutes to bring the fire under control. The two children displaced by the fire did not require Red Cross assistance, according to a fire department news release. Several pets died in the fire, and the department estimates damages at $150,000. Investigators have not determined the cause of the…
Friday, April 26, 2013
Fire officials say a man suffered non-life threatening injuries in an apartment fire.
One man suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries in a Glen Burnie apartment fire late Thursday, according to the Anne Arundel County Department. Division Chief Keith Swindle said crews responded to the fire, on the 200 block of Woodhill Drive, shortly before midnight. Firefighters found a man unconscious in an upper-floor unit as smoke was showing from an apartment window. A crew transported the man to Baltimore Washington Medical Center for smoke inhalation, and Swindle said the injuries were serious, but non-life threatening. Swindle said investigators have not announced a cause of the fire, or an estimate of the damages.
Crews fought a fire in Glen Burnie for an hour on Thursday night.
Two people were injured and eight pets were found dead in a house fire in Glen Burnie on Thursday night, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. According to Division Chief Keith Swindle, at approximately 9:15 p.m., crews responded to a fire in a townhouse on the 6400 block of Lamplighter Ridge. For an hour, 43 firefighters battled the blaze, and one firefighter was sent to Baltimore Washington Medical Center with minor burns. A crew transported another 60-year-old man to BWMC with minor burns and smoke inhalation. Crews discovered seven cats and one dog dead inside the home. Two nearby townhouses also sustained damage. Swindle said investigators are looking into the cause of the fire, and the department does not have an …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Department officials said the fire in Glen Burnie early Monday was "incendiary in nature."
Investigators are looking into a fire at a home on the 500 block of Lincoln Drive in Glen Burnie early Monday, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. Firefighters responded to the blaze at 3:15 a.m. Monday at a home under construction. Crews were able to quickly put out the fire, according to Division Chief Keith Swindle. Swindle described the fire as "incendiary in nature" and said the cause is under investigation. The fire marshal is actively looking for information and has asked anyone with details to call 410-222-TIPS.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Fire officials said one man was transported to the hospital with life-threatening burns.
A house fire Sunday night in Brooklyn Park sent two men two the hospital, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. At approximately 7:30 p.m., firefighters responded to the 500 block of Wood Street and found smoke coming from a house. According to Division Chief Keith Swindle, a 45-year-old man had attempted to rescue a 51-year-old man who was inside the house. Crews rushed the 51-year-old man to the burn center at Johns Hopkins Bayview with life-threatening burns. A crew transported the 45-year-old man to Shock Trauma with non-life threatening injuries. The firefighters took 15 minutes to get the fire under control, according to Swindle. Fire investigators estimated the fire caused $11,000 in damage. Get local stories …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
A building fire caused $10,000 in damages, according to fire officials.
A building fire in Glen Burnie on Monday evening required a second alarm and caused $10,000 in damages, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. At approximately 5:30 p.m., firefighters responded to a vacant building in the 400 block of Crain Highway North, for a fire in the second floor. Crews requested a second alarm, bringing about 50 additional firefighters to the scene. Unsafe conditions forced crews to work on the fire from outside of the building. Crews had the fire under control by 6:30 p.m. The fire department is investigating the cause of the fire. No one was injured from the blaze. Get local stories delivered right to your inbox or smartphone everyday with our free newsletter. Simple, fast sign-up here. Like us on …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Authorities took a juvenile suspect into custody after a fire was set at the school on Tuesday.
Investigators announced Wednesday that they charged a 15-year-old male with setting a fire in Glen Burnie High School, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. Shortly after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, firefighters responded to a fire alarm at the school, on the 7500 block of Baltimore Annapolis Road, and found that school staff had extinguished a small fire set in the trash can of a men's restroom. Fire investigators examined the scene and determined the fire was intentionally set, according to fire officials. They identified and interviewed a suspect and eventually arrested him. Authorities issued the suspect a juvenile citation charging him with first-degree arson, second-degree malicious burning and reckless endangerment. …
Insulation of a water heater, used to warm a fuel tank, caught fire early Wednesday.
The insulation of a water heater caught fire early Wednesday at the Hess Oil refinery in Brooklyn Park, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. At approximately 1:30 a.m., firefighters responded to the refinery on the 6200 block of Pennington Ave. It took 90 minutes to gain control of the fire. No injuries were reported. The water heater that caught fire is 16 feet high by 30 feet long, and is used to warm a fuel tank carrying 1 million gallons of oil, according to AACFD spokesperson Cliff Kooser. The fire caused approximately $5,000 in damages, according to Kooser. Get local stories delivered right to your inbox or smartphone everyday with our free newsletter. Simple, fast sign-up here. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on …
Friday, November 16, 2012
A fire destroyed part of an auto shop in Glen Burnie early Friday.
Anne Arundel County firefighters responded to a fire at an auto repair shop on the 600 block of Crain Highway early Friday. Crews arrived shortly after 2:30 a.m. and heavy fire was visible inside the building. The fire eventually collapsed the roof of the repair shop, according to department spokesperson Keith Hamilton. Firefighters gained control of the fire at 4:05 a.m., and no one was injured. Investigators are looking into the cause of the fire, according to Hamilton. Get local stories delivered right to your inbox or smartphone everyday with our free newsletter. Simple, fast sign-up here. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our newsletter
Monday, October 22, 2012
Investogators are still looking into the cause of the fire late Friday.
A house fire in Brooklyn Park displaced a family of five Friday night, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. Firefighters arrived at a residence on the 5900 block of Belle Grove Road shortly after 11:20 p.m. Friday. Crews worked to control the two-alarm blaze until approximately midnight, according to Battalion Chief Steve Thompson, spokesperson for the department. Investigators are still looking into the cause of the fire, which left $150,000 worth of damages, according to Thompson. The Red Cross is assisting the five displaced occupants, two of whom are children, according to the department.