Tuesday, December 18, 2012
No one was injured in Monday's blaze but the family pet, a nine-week-old kitten, is missing.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Marge Neal
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
For a man who had just lost everything he owns to a house fire, Terry Herald was in surprisingly good spirits Tuesday afternoon. "We should be OK," he said in a phone interview Tuesday. "We've already gotten some donations of clothes and we have a place to stay—we'll be alright." Herald's house in the 200 block of Ashwood Road was extensively damaged in a fire that started at about 5:40 p.m. Monday afternoon. The house is insured, and Herald said he had an appointment with the insurance adjuster later on Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured in the fire, but the family pet—a nine-week-old kitten—is missing. "We don't know if it got out, or is hiding somewhere, or didn't make it," Herald said. While the house sustained considerable damage …
Monday, December 17, 2012
A house in the 200 block of Ashwood Road received extensive damage in the Monday afternoon fire.
(UPDATED 8:37 p.m.)—No one was injured in a fire that caused extensive damage to a single family home in the 200 block of Ashwood Road late Monday afternoon. Emergency dispatchers received a call at 5:38 p.m. reporting the fire, according to a statement from Baltimore County Fire Department spokesman Lt. Paul Massarelli. When firefighters arrived at the scene at 5:43 p.m., they reported heavy fire coming from the back of the house. Crews went inside the house to battle the blaze but were pulled back when the second floor of the home became engulfed in flames, according to Massarelli. Firefighters continued to fight the fire from outside the house. At one time there was a concern that a firefighter was missing and a mayday was called and a …
Monday, July 9, 2012
No one was injured in the July 7 Dundalk fire that involved a second-floor bedroom.
No one was injured in a Saturday evening fire that damaged a second-floor bedroom in a Gray Haven house, authorities said. Firefighters responded to a call for a dwelling fire in the 8000 block of Mid Haven Road at about 8:30 p.m. July 7, according to Baltimore County Public Safety spokeswoman Louise Rogers-Feher. Upon arrival, there was no evidence of a fire, but firefighters said they soon saw smoke inside the house and then reported seeing fire on the second floor. The responders reported a working fire at 8:40 p.m. and had the blaze under control at 8:51 p.m., according to Rogers-Feher. "They work quickly," she said. The Red Cross was called to assist with housing arrangements for three adults and three children who were displaced by …