Sunday, May 5, 2013
A home located on East Bel Air Avenue had been vacant for a decade when it burned.
The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating what caused a vacant Aberdeen home to burn Friday night. The residence, located at 15 East Bel Air Avenue, had been vacant for a decade when fire caused approximately $50,000 in damages just before midnight on Friday. The fire, discovered by someone passing by at 11:58 p.m. on May 3, took approximately an hour and a half to control, according to the state fire marshal. The release noted that 60 firefighters—from Aberdeen, APG, Level and the Susquehanna Hose Company—fought the one-alarm blaze. The fire began in the interior of the home, but the preliminary cause was still under investigation, the fire marshal said. Anyone with information may contact the Northeast Regional …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Don't leave cooking food unattended.
An unattended electric smoker was blamed for an accidental fire, which scorched a Edgewood shed, according to a release from the Maryland State Fire Marshall. The owner of the shed in the 1800 block of Mandarin Court was making sausages using an electric smoker that was placed on top of wood, the release continues. A neighbor noticed smoke coming from the shed at about 12:01 p.m. on April 6. "The water pan became dry, overheated and ignited wood, wood chips and over combustibles," officials determined in the release. The fire caused an estimated $1,500 in damage to the shed where the fire stated, as well as a neighbor's shed where the blaze extended. Follow Aberdeen Patch on Facebook and Twitter and don't forget to sign up for the …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
There were no injuries, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshall.
A child playing with a lighter accidentally started a fire in an Aberbeen home last Thursday, according to a release from the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office. The fire caused about $10,000 in damage to the wood-frame, one-story home in the 300 block of North Post Road. There were no injuries, according the release. The fire was discovered in the rear bedroom by a woman occupying the home at about 2:41 p.m., on March 22. It took 35 firefighters from three fire companies about 10 minutes to quell the blaze. >>> Follow Aberdeen Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Also, sign up for the daily newsletter to also receive breaking news alerts.
The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshall determined the fire caused about $15,000 in damages.
An electrical failure sparked a fire that caused roughly $15,000 in damage to an Aberdeen home Saturday, according to a release from the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office. Read: No Injuries in Early Sunday Morning Aberdeen Blaze Investigators believe the fire started in the rear porch interior wall. The fire was deemed accidental, "a result of an electrical failure of the service entrance line entering the breaker panel box," the release states. A neighbor discovered the fire in the 200 block of South Parke Street in Aberdeen on Saturday March 23 at 11:04 p.m. It took about 40 firefighters 20 minutes to extinguish the blaze. >>> Follow Aberdeen Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Also, sign up for the daily newsletter to also receive …
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Firefighters took just 15 minutes to control a fire in a multi-family building on S. Parke Street.
No one was injured in a fire that broke out early Sunday morning in Aberdeen. Firefighters from Aberdeen, Aberdeen Proving Ground and Susquehanna Hose Company fought the blaze that damaged a multi-family home in the 200 block of South Parke Street, according to Rich Gardiner, spokesman for the Harford County Fire and EMS Association. Firefighters had the fire under control within 15 minutes of arrival, according to Gardiner. Emergency responders cleared the scene around 1:30 a.m., Gardiner said. The cause of the fire is under investigation. — Sign up for daily emails and breaking news alerts from Aberdeen Patch.
Friday, March 22, 2013
The fire was reported just before 3 p.m. Friday.
Firefighters contained a house fire on North Post Road in Aberdeen within five minutes Friday afternoon, Rich Gardiner, spokesman for Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association, said. The fire was reported at approximately 2:55 p.m. on the 300 block of North Post Road. Crews from Aberdeen, Susquehanna Hose Company and Aberdeen Proving Ground responded to the situation and had it contained, Gardiner said around 3 p.m. There were no injuries, according to Gardiner. The Aberdeen Police Department advised drivers to use caution in the 300 block of North Post Road. This article was updated.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Two men have been charged with setting fire to a woman’s car in November.
A Belcamp man turned himself into police Wednesday following a three month investigation surrounding an Aberdeen arson. >>>Sign up for the Aberdeen Patch newsletter to receive breaking news alerts. Brenden Anthony Johnson, 20, was arrested and charged with second-degree arson, malicious burning and malicious destruction of property, the release states. It is believed Johnson was involved in setting fire to a woman’s 2006 Hyundai four-door sedan in Nov. 2012, according to a release from the Maryland State Fire Marshall. He is currently being held at the Harford County Detention Center on $50,000 bond. Johnson is the second suspect charged in connection with the incident in the 1400 block of Cranberry Road. Edgewood resident Joel Michael …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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Thursday, February 14, 2013
A fire broke out late Thursday morning inside an Aberdeen apartment.
UPDATE: (2:20 p.m.)—A fire that started inside an Aberdeen apartment building Thursday injured a mother and her two children, fire officials say. Around 10:16 a.m., fire crews were called to the building in the 200 block of S. Law Street in Aberdeen, according to a post on the official Harford County Fire and EMS Facebook page. Firefighters arrived at the scene to find heavy smoke coming from the building, the post states. The fire was contained shortly after 10:34 a.m., according to Rich Gardiner, spokesman for Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association. A 26-year-old woman and her two boys, ages 2 and 4, suffered burn injuries, according to Gardiner. The injuries to the two children were considered very serious, Gardiner said. Two…
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The incident occurred at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday at Aberdeen Middle School.
An Aberdeen Middle School student was charged with pulling a fire alarm in a non-emergency Tuesday. The Maryland State Fire Marshal said the Aberdeen Volunteer Fire Company and Aberdeen Police Department responded around 1:50 p.m. to the school, located in the 100 block of Mount Royal Avenue. A male student intentionally pulled the alarm, according to a release from the Fire Marshal's Office. He was charged and released to his parents, the statement said. The automatic alarm sounded, but sprinklers did not activate, according to the release. For more Aberdeen fire & police news, click here. ___ Sign up for Aberdeen Patch email alerts.