Wednesday, May 1, 2013
While the medevac helicopter was slated to land at C. Milton Wright High School, the fall did not take place at the school.
A medevac helicopter was dispatched to C. Milton Wright High School Wednesday afternoon after a person suffered injuries from a fall in a nearby development, fire officials said. Get daily and breaking news updates: sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact email@example.com with any news tips. Around 3:15 p.m., emergency medical personnel were called to the 1800 block of Oxford Square in Bel Air after a person suffered a fall. An aviation unit was called to transport the patient for treatment, according to a Facebook post from Rich Gardiner, spokesman for the Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association. Stick with Patch for updates.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
One person was flown to a regional trauma center for treatment.
Two people were injured in an evening crash in Abingdon that temporarily closed Maryland Route 24 to northbound traffic, fire officials said. Around 9 p.m. Tuesday, a car crash took place on Route 24 in the area of Singer Road, according to an official Facebook post from Rich Gardiner, spokesman for Harford County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association. One person was flown by medevac helicopter to a regional trauma center for treatment while a second was taken by ambulance to a local hospital, Gardiner wrote. Route 24 was closed to northbound traffic as police investigated the crash.
Monday, April 8, 2013
The fire on Hess Road was reported Monday evening.
There were no injuries as the result of a fire in Fallston Monday, according to Rich Gardiner, spokesman for Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association. At 5:38 p.m, fire was reported on the 2500 block of Hess Road. The blaze was originally reported as a shed fire but ended up being a large pile of wood on fire, according to Gardiner. Firefighters from Fallston, Jarrettsville and Jacksonville responded to the call, Gardiner said. According to Gardiner, the fire was out at approximately 6:45 p.m.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The accident took place around 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
UPDATE (10:17 a.m.)—One woman is dead and three were injured in a Thursday afternoon accident in Forest Hill that involved a trailer carrying two horses. Bradley Garrett Baker, of Fallston, was stopped on Grafton Shop Road preparing to cross MD Route 23, or East-West Highway, in a 1998 Chevy S-10 at around 3:30 p.m., according to Maryland State Police with the Bel Air Barrack. At the same time, a 2000 Peterbuilt oil tanker was heading west on Route 23 while a 2000 Chevrolet Suburban towing a horse trailer was eastbound on the highway, state police said. Baker told police he didn’t see the Suburban through the glare of the setting sun and pulled directly into its path, according to a release from state police. The Suburban, driven by Mary …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Medical units were called to the scene of the car accident Wednesday.
A late morning car accident in Forest Hill injured multiple people Wednesday, fire officials say. Around 10 a.m. an accident took place on MD Route 24, or Rocks Road, in the area of Newport Drive in Forest Hill, according to a post from Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS spokesman Rich Gardiner to the association's official Facebook page. Multiple medical units from Bel Air, Fallston and Jarrettsville volunteer fire companies were called to the scene to treat injuries, the post states. Stick with Patch for updates.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
A medevac helicopter landed at Rockfield Park in Bel Air Thursday morning to transport a young man injured after jumping out of a car.
UPDATE: (2:26 p.m.)—An Abingdon man was flown to an area trauma center after jumping from a moving vehicle Thursday in Bel Air. Shortly before 8:30 a.m. police and medical personnel arrived in the area of Route 22 and Fulford Avenue in Bel Air town limits after an accident was reported, according to a post from Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS spokesman, Rich Gardiner, on the association's official Facebook page. Bel Air Police officers initially believed a 28-year-old Abingdon man was ejected from his vehicle after a collision, but police later determined that was not the case. "The victim, a passenger in the vehicle, had been in a verbal argument with the driver and jumped from the vehicle," Deputy Chief Richard Peschek said …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
A Bel Air bar was the scene of a fight that ended with two people being stabbed.
Two people were stabbed during a fight at Dark Horse Saloon in Bel Air Saturday night. The fight started inside the tavern, located at 119 S. Main Street, shortly after 11:30 p.m according to a release from the Bel Air Police Department. Two people were stabbed in the scuffle that spilled out onto the parking lot, the release states. One victim was stabbed in the neck and chest. A second person suffered wounds to the back. Three Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company medic units responded to the scene to treat the victims, said Rich Gardiner, spokesman for Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association. The victims were treated at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, according to Bel Air Police. Police do not have a suspect in the case. …
Monday, October 22, 2012
The early morning fire damaged a home in the Street area.
A fire broke out inside a Street home early Monday morning, ultimately causing an estimated $275,000 damage, fire officials said. The occupant of a one-story rancher in the 2000 block of Mt. Horeb Road noticed his home was on fire around 3:20 a.m., according to a release from the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office. The fire went to a second alarm drawing fire companies from Jarrettsville, Whiteford, Fallston, Norrisville and Bel Air in Harford County as well as from companies in Delta-Cardiff, Fawn Grove and Jacksonville, according to the release. The estimated 50 firefighters moved to defensive fire fighting, according to a post to the official Harford County Volunteer Fire & EMS Facebook page. Firefighters quelled the blaze after about…
Saturday, October 20, 2012
A man in his fifties suffered injuries in the wake of a fall.
One man was flown to a regional trauma center Saturday after falling out of a tree. Around 2:20 p.m. a man in his fifties suffered injuries after falling in a wooded area in the 3000 block of Churchville Road in Churchville, according to a Facebook post and correspondence from Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS spokesman, Rich Gardiner. A medevac helicopter was called to the scene to transport the injured man.
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 …