Thursday, January 24, 2013
The fire took place Wednesday afternoon on Shore Drive in Harford County.
A heating unit used to keep stray pets warm ignited a fire Wednesday that damaged both a boat and the Joppatowne house where it was parked, the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said Thursday. The fire caused approximately $225,000 in combined damage to the boat and the residence, which is located on the 600 block of Shore Drive in Joppatowne. According to the fire marshal, the fire began with a malfunctioning heating pad in the boat—a 22-foot Cuddy Angler. The boat was parked in the driveway of the residence. The report from the fire marshal said: "Owners discovered fire after smelling smoke while inside their home. Owner attempted to extinguish the fire with two kitchen style extinguishers but not before the fire extended into the …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The fire took place Wednesday afternoon in the Harford County waterfront community.
Volunteer crews are battling a fire at a residence in Joppatowne. The blaze involves a boat and a house, and started around 2 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of Shore Drive in Joppatowne, according to Rich Gardiner, spokesman for the Harford County Fire & EMS Association. No further details were immediately available. Stay with Patch for updates. — » Follow HarfordCoPatch on Twitter for breaking updates. — Find more Edgewood & Joppatowne news on Patch. Share your own news, photos & video here.
Monday, January 14, 2013
The fire happened early Saturday morning on Cedarwood Drive in Harford County.
A malfunctioning charging system caused an equipment fire early Saturday at a construction site in Bel Air. The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said crews from Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company responded around 12:31 a.m. on Jan. 12 to the 1500 block of Cedarwood Drive in Bel Air. A neighbor first reported the blaze, which occurred in the rear of a construction site, the fire marshal said. The fire caused $4,000 in damage to a Caterpillar 973 Crawler Loader owned by a Harford County construction company, according to the fire marshal's release. Officials said there were no injuries. The fire originated in the engine compartment, and was ruled accidental, the cause listed as "an electrical malfunction within the charging system," the …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
The incident happened around 6 p.m. Tuesday in Harford County.
Editor's note: This story has been updated. Read the latest here. — One male has been transported by helicopter to an area trauma center after he was shot in the upper torso Tuesday evening. The incident occured around 6 p.m. in the 3400 block of Periwinkle Way in Edgewood, according to Rich Gardiner of the Harford County Fire & EMS Association. The identity and condition of the male was not immediately available. Stay with Patch for updates. __ For more Harford County news, follow HarfordCoPatch on Twitter.
The crash took place around 11:30 p.m. on Monday in Aberdeen.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Officials said there are no life-threatening injuries.
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Saturday, December 15, 2012
Six people were injured in a crash Saturday evening in Jarrettsville. Harford County Fire & EMS Association spokesman Rich Gardiner, via posts on Twitter and Facebook, said the accident took place at the intersection of Baldwin Mill Road (MD Route 165) and Centennial Oaks Drive. Four ambulances were called to the scene for varying injuries, none of which were life-threatening, Gardiner said. The inital post came around 5:40 p.m., and indicated three ambulances were en route to the crash, which involved a minor entrapment. Gardiner added, "Use an alternate route if you are looking to travel North on Route 165 through the Village of Jarrettsville." Find live traffic updates here. Gardiner said the Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Company was …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
No injuries were reported in connection with the fire, officials say.
Two dozen people had to leave their homes Monday night when a fire broke out in a Bel Air apartment building. Around 11:48 p.m. a neighbor in the 1300 block of Scottsdale Drive in Bel Air noticed a fire on the second-floor balcony of a four-story apartment building in that block, according to a release from the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office and a post by spokesman Rich Gardiner on the official Harford County Fire and EMS media Facebook page. The fire went from from the second-floor balcony up to the third-floor balcony, but did not get inside the building, Gardiner wrote. Firefighters from the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company arrived at the scene and quickly contained the fire, but not before the blaze caused about $25,000 damage to …
Monday, September 24, 2012
One person was flown out and two others were taken to hospitals for medical attention.
An accident in the Bel Air area sent three people to area hospitals Monday afternoon. Around 12 p.m. a Toyota Scion and a commercial box truck crashed in the 2600 block of Conowingo Road, according to Maryland State Police with the Bel Air Barrack. A man was taken by medevac helicopter to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for treatment and a woman was taken by ambulance to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, police say. A third person was also taken to the hospital, Rich Gardiner, spokesman for Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association, said Monday. Stick with Patch for updates.
Thursday, August 9, 2012
A pedestrian was struck on I-95 near Aberdeen Thursday night.
THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED HERE: I-95 Pedestrian Death Ruled Suicide ——— A pedestrian was killed in an accident on northbound Interstate 95 near Aberdeen Thursday night. The incident happened just before 9 p.m. Thursday near mile marker 86—approximately one mile north of the MD Route 22 exit, according to Rich Gardiner, spokesman for the Harford County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association. All three lanes of northbound Interstate 95 were closed as of 9:15 p.m., he said. Click here for live traffic updates. Motorists encountering heavy traffic may access U.S. Route 40 via the Riverside exit on northbound I-95. Gardiner said the Aberdeen Fire Department responded to the accident. He couldn't confirm any details regarding the victim. Stay with …
Friday, June 15, 2012
Route 1 at the Conowingo Dam was closed to traffic Friday evening.
UPDATED (10:20 p.m.)—An accident left one injured and closed traffic Friday evening on U.S. Route 1 over the Conowingo Dam near Darlington. Traffic was shut down for a time Friday evening, but was re-opened as of 10:15 p.m., according to the duty officer at the North East barrack of the Maryland State Police. The accident took place around 7 p.m. Friday on the Conowingo Dam, which carries U.S. Route 1 over the Susquehanna River. See the Patch commute tab for up to date traffic data. Rich Gardiner, spokesman for the Harford County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association, told Patch that one patient was transported to an area hospital after the crash. The circumstances surrounding the crash were not immediately clear, but emergency crews had to …