Tag: Fire Department

Police probing 2 suspicious deaths in Lothian

Police probing 2 suspicious deaths in Lothian

| October 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

UPDATE: The adult female victim in this case has been identified as Jacqueline Irene Riggs, 25 year old female, who resided in the basement of the above residence. Detectives are still investigating and examining forensic evidence. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is conducting autopsies. Exact cause and manner of death is pending. Updates […]

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AAACCVB celebrates 25 years of service to the community

AAACCVB celebrates 25 years of service to the community

| October 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

Nearly 110 individuals attended the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau’s (AAACCVB) 25th Anniversary and Scholarship Reception in the Akerson Tower at U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Thursday, September 17. Organized as a thank-you to the many members, partners, friends and elected officials who have supported the AAACCVB over the past […]

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Library announces summer reading club

Library announces summer reading club

| May 24, 2015 | 2 Comments

The superhero staff of the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) system are gearing up for this year’s Summer Reading Club, with a series of free concerts, programs and contests on tap for heroes of every age. The club’s first event features a bilingual performance by Cecilia Esquivel of Cantaré on May 29 at 11 […]

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Fatal accident shuts Route 50 in Annapolis

Fatal accident shuts Route 50 in Annapolis

| March 21, 2015 | 2 Comments

At least one person has died in a three car accident on Route 50 eastbound in Annapolis. Shortly before 3:00pm, rescue crews were called to Route 50 east in the area of Route 665 (Aris T. Allen Blvd) exit. Three vehicles were involved and two helicopters were called to fly 2 patients in critical condition […]

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Annapolis planning a big celebration to ring in 2015

Annapolis planning a big celebration to ring in 2015

| December 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides invites everyone to bring in 2015 from City Dock! This family-friendly event includes New Year’s Eve performances that are free and no badges or buttons are required for any of the festivities listed below: 2:45 p.m.      Annapolis Drum and Bugle Corps “Pied Piper” Join Squire Frederick at the Market House  Children […]

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Anne Arundel County welcomes 58 new firefighters

Anne Arundel County welcomes 58 new firefighters

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman and Fire Chief Michael E. Cox, Jr. proudly announce the graduation of Fire Department Recruit Class 52. The graduates were part of a restructured Fire Academy which started on April 10th. The restructured academy allowed the Fire Department to realize a cost savings for Recruits who had received training […]

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Fire chief defends Neuman’s claim on reduced 911 response times

Fire chief defends Neuman’s claim on reduced 911 response times

| June 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Fire Chief Michael E. Cox, Jr. today clarified specific information regarding the 911 call response time reduction or Rapid Dispatch Protocol (RDP) program that was instituted in the Anne Arundel County Fire Department last fall. The RDP which was developed by a workgroup of Fire Department employees decreases the call-taking and processing […]

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Anne Arundel County Fire Department Graduates 41

Anne Arundel County Fire Department Graduates 41

| January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

On January 17, 2014, the graduation of Anne Arundel County Fire Department Recruit Class 51 took place in the Kaufman Auditorium at the Anne Arundel Community College. 17 graduates completed 18 weeks of training with the remaining 24 recruits successfully completing a total of 24 weeks.  All 41 graduates will be released to the field […]

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Molotov Cocktail Thrown At Edgewater Home

Molotov Cocktail Thrown At Edgewater Home

| September 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

On September 16, 2013 just before 10 p.m., Fire Department units were dispatched for a dwelling fire in the 400 block of Highland Drive in Edgewater.  The first arriving unit reported a fire on the front porch of an occupied dwelling that had been extinguished.  Crews immediately recognized the fire was intentionally set and requested […]

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Fire Department Asks For Help In Glen Burnie High Arson

Fire Department Asks For Help In Glen Burnie High Arson

| September 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

At approximately 4:25 a.m. on September 7, 2013, the Anne Arundel County Fire Department responded to a reported fire on the athletic field of Glen Burnie High Schools located at 7550 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd in Glen Burnie. Upon arrival, Firefighters found a baseball dugout involved in fire. Firefighters were able to bring the incident under […]

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Two Teens Critical After Fiery Overnight Crash

Two Teens Critical After Fiery Overnight Crash

| August 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

UPDATE 1151 am, August 11, 2013: The adult drive of Vehicle #2 (Mazda Protege) has been identified as Oscar Anibal Moreira, W/M, 18 years-of-age of Annapolis UPDATE 820 am, August 11, 2013: From the Anne Arundel County Police Department: On August 11, 2013 at approximately 0115 hours, officers from the Southern District responded to a report […]

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Public’s Help Sought In Brooklyn Park Arson

Public’s Help Sought In Brooklyn Park Arson

| May 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the person or persons responsible for an arson fire that occurred on May 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn area the County. On May 23rd, between the hours of 4:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m., an unknown person(s) ignited a fire at Pizza City […]

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Division Chief Cox Named Acting Fire Chief For Anne Arundel

Division Chief Cox Named Acting Fire Chief For Anne Arundel

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman announced today the appointment of Division Chief Michael E. Cox, Jr. as the Acting Fire Chief of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. In appointing Chief Cox, County Executive Neuman called upon an individual with outstanding professional qualifications.  “Chief Cox has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to personal and professional […]

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Crownsville Woman Arrested In Connection With Brooklyn Park Fire

Crownsville Woman Arrested In Connection With Brooklyn Park Fire

| April 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

On April 07, 2013 at approximately 2:15 a.m., units were dispatched to a reported dwelling fire in the 200 block of Key Avenue in Brooklyn. First arriving units found smoke showing from a one-story home occupied by five adults and two children.  The bedroom fire was quickly brought under control by Fire Department personnel who […]

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BMW Of Annapolis Sustains $800K Loss In Fire

BMW Of Annapolis Sustains $800K Loss In Fire

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

At approximately 5:30 a.m. on Monday, March 4, 2013, Anne Arundel County Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a vehicle fire in the shop area of the BMW of Annapolis building located at 31 Old Mill Bottom Road in Annapolis.  It took 26 Firefighters less than 30 minutes to bring the incident under control. […]

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Fire Department Releases Preliminary Report On Fatal Gambrills Fire

Fire Department Releases Preliminary Report On Fatal Gambrills Fire

| December 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

Around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, Anne Arundel County Firefighters were dispatched to a reported dwelling fire in the 1300 block of Tenbrook Road in the Gambrills area of Anne Arundel County. The first unit to arrive on the scene reported visible smoke and fire coming from one of the residences located within […]

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Police Investigating Election Day Homicide In Severn

Police Investigating Election Day Homicide In Severn

| November 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

On November 6th, 2012, members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Western District responded to the 100 block of Pine Cove Avenue, Severn, MD, for a report of an attempted suicide.  Upon arrival, officers discovered a male on the floor of the residence suffering from trauma to the upper torso.  Fire Department personnel arrived […]

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Police Release Statement, Identify Victim On Brooklyn Park Homicide

Police Release Statement, Identify Victim On Brooklyn Park Homicide

| October 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

On October 5, 2012, at approximately 9:02 p.m., officers from the Northern District responded to the 6000-block of Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park for a reported assault. Upon arrival, officers located 50-year old Nick Gilbert Gartelman Sr. in medical distress.  CPR and medical aid was rendered by officers then by Fire Department personnel. Gartelman was […]

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2 <del>Critically</del> Fatally Injured In Davidsonville Accident

2 Critically Fatally Injured In Davidsonville Accident

| September 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: The Anne Arundel County police have reported that both passengers in the vehicle have died as a result of their injuries. Carrie Lynn Desmond, 36, of Davidsonville and a 14 year-old boy were killed when the car Desmond was driving was unable to negotiate a turn. Desmond passed away early this morning and the teenager […]

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Man Jumps From 6th Floor Of AAMC, Suffers Life Threatening Injuries

Man Jumps From 6th Floor Of AAMC, Suffers Life Threatening Injuries

| August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

UPDATE 10:28pm: From the Baltimore Sun: Annapolis Police admitted [Bradley L.] Poure to AAMC for an emergency psychiatric evaluation early Thursday morning after police responded to a report of a man sleeping beside a motorcycle at an Annapolis gas station on Forest Drive, Det. Amy Miguez said. Police could not provide details Friday night on […]

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Annapolis Fire Department One Of 4 Class 2 Departments In State

Annapolis Fire Department One Of 4 Class 2 Departments In State

| August 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mayor Joshua J. Cohen and Annapolis Fire Chief David L. Stokes announce that for the first time in Annapolis’ history, the Annapolis Fire Department has been elevated to a Class 2 Department by the Insurance Service Office, making it one of only four Class 2 Departments in the state. Insurance Service Office Rating (ISO) coordinates […]

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Police Seek Public’s Help On Reported Dog Attack

Police Seek Public’s Help On Reported Dog Attack

| July 25, 2012 | 8 Comments

NOTE: The original post had a tag of “pit bull.” This was inadvertent and a result of an auto-tagging feature. The tag has been removed as the police report clearly states that it was either an American Bulldog or a shepherd mix with long hair. We regret the error. On July 24, 2012, at approximately 7:18 p.m., […]

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