Joppa Home, Believed to be Vacant, Burns to the Ground

Emergency personnel were dispatched to the 1700 block of Philadelphia Road in Joppa just after 12:15 a.m. Monday for a reported fire in a one-story, single family dwelling. Thirty firefighters from the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company responded to the single-alarm blaze and had it under control within 30 minutes. The home is believed to be […]

Lawn Mower Ignites Grass Clippings; Fire Destroys Churchville Shed

A Churchville homeowner lost his garage and numerous car parts on Tuesday after combustibles and grass clippings were ignited by a riding lawn mower. Just before 11 a.m. on Tuesday, emergency personnel were dispatched to the 2900 block of Whitefield Road in Churchville for a reported shed fire. The owner had just finished cutting the […]

“On Your Mark, Get Set…Read” – Harford County Public Library Kicks Off Summer Reading Challenge

From the Harford County Public Library: “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read” is the theme of Harford County Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge for children and incorporates physical fitness with reading. In 2015, nearly 17,000 children participated in the Summer Reading Challenge, and they read more than 109,000 books. The program runs from June 20-August 20 […]

85-Yr-Old Woman Rescued by Deputy; Hospitalized for Smoke Inhalation after Escaping Fire in Abingdon Home

An 85-yr-old woman was transported and admitted to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center for minor smoke inhalation and evaluation after her Abingdon home caught fire early Thursday morning. Just after midnight on Thursday, emergency responders were dispatched to the 3100 block of Laurel Bush Road in Abingdon for a dwelling fire in a one-story, rancher style, […]