Tag: Fire

Women Need More Sleep

Women Need More Sleep

| January 7, 2017

Sleep is as important for good health as diet and exercise. Yet more than 2 out of 3 women regularly do not get enough sleep. Not sleeping enough can make you more likely to catch a cold, stay sick longer and gain weight. Lack of sleep also increases your risk of getting diabetes and heart disease, suffering […]

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Holiday Fire Safety

Holiday Fire Safety

| December 26, 2016

Annapolis and Anne Arundel County has seen some devastating holiday fires in the last 2 years.  The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) reports more than double the number of fires on Christmas Day than on an average day, and about twice as many on New Year’s Day. When those fires occur the number of fatalities per […]

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Glen Burnie fire destroys home, business Friday morning

Glen Burnie fire destroys home, business Friday morning

| January 25, 2016 | 1 Comment

Ten people were displaced as the result of a building fire in Glen Burnie Friday morning. Firefighters were alerted to the fire in the 1000 block of Dorsey Road just after 6:00 a.m. Arriving firefighters found a two story combination commercial and residential property with fire from the roof and rear of the structure. Nearly 50 firefighters […]

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Christmas tree cause of house fire in Eaastport this afternoon

Christmas tree cause of house fire in Eaastport this afternoon

| January 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

On Saturday, January 9, 2016, at 12:46 PM the Annapolis Fire Department was dispatched to 915 Jackson Street, for a possible building fire. The first arriving unit reported smoke showing from the dwelling. The fire crews made an aggressive attack on the fire and the fire was placed under control at 1:12 PM. There have been no reports […]

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Odenton fire causes $200K damage to condo building

Odenton fire causes $200K damage to condo building

| October 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] A two-alarm fire Thursday morning in a condominium building under construction in Odenton did approximately $200,000 damage. Just after 9:30 a.m. construction workers in the building called 911 reporting smoke on the fourth floor of the four-story building. Arriving firefighters observed heavy smoke coming from a fourth-floor condominium unit towards the rear of […]

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One person killed in Brooklyn Park fire, 10th fire fatality of year in Anne Arundel

One person killed in Brooklyn Park fire, 10th fire fatality of year in Anne Arundel

| May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

One person has been killed in an overnight dwelling fire in Brooklyn Park. Around 11:10 Wednesday night firefighters were dispatched for a reported dwelling on fire in the 5200 block of Disney Avenue following a neighbor’s report of flames coming from a window of the house. Firefighters from Anne Arundel County assisted by Baltimore City […]

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Anne Arundel County reminds residents of fire safety and prevention

Anne Arundel County reminds residents of fire safety and prevention

| February 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

With the coldest weather this winter expected this weekend and the County’s recent increase in residential fires, Anne Arundel County urges residents to heat their homes safely, ensure they have working smoke alarms and have an escape plan from every room in their home. “Citizens should take the proper steps to ensure they stay safe […]

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3 killed <del>hospitalized in critical condition</del> after overnight Brooklyn Park fire

3 killed hospitalized in critical condition after overnight Brooklyn Park fire

| February 10, 2015 | 2 Comments

UPDATE 8:27am:  Three occupants rescued from an early morning Brooklyn Park dwelling fire have been pronounced dead at local hospitals. Just before 2:40 this morning firefighters were dispatched for a reported dwelling fire in the 100 block of Hilltop Road West. The first arriving units encountered heavy fire from a two story, single family dwelling. […]

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Are you and your family safe on the water?

Are you and your family safe on the water?

| February 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Navigation Classes in Annapolis are being offered by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 24-09. Now is a good time to brush up on your knowledge about how to get around safely on the water, no matter the time of day or the weather, with or without GPS. Boating is much more fun when you […]

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Odenton home damaged in early morning fire

Odenton home damaged in early morning fire

| February 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Just before 4:00 a.m. today, firefighters were dispatched to the 400 block of Monterey Avenue for a report of a dwelling fire. Units arrived on the scene to find heavy fire from the rear of a single family dwelling. The fire was brought under control by 30 firefighters in about an hour. Members of the […]

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iJet International relocates, expands Annapolis headquarters

iJet International relocates, expands Annapolis headquarters

| January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

iJET International, Inc., a leading provider of integrated risk management solutions, is proud to announce the opening of its technologically advanced, new headquarters in Annapolis, MD. This cutting-edge facility consolidates all of the Annapolis based company’s offices under a single roof to create one Global Integrated Operations Center, a state of the art environment designed […]

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Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

| January 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is pleased to announce that it has awarded $30,000 in funding for school enrichment projects to 11 elementary schools in its central Maryland service area as part of the third annual BGE Wires Down Video Challenge. The eleven winning schools and their videos were selected from a field of […]

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Anne Arundel County Fire Department releases information on Annapolis fire

Anne Arundel County Fire Department releases information on Annapolis fire

| January 19, 2015 | 3 Comments

A large, multi-million dollar home in Annapolis has been destroyed in an early morning fire. Around 3:30 this morning, Anne Arundel Fire Communications was notified by an alarm monitoring company of a fire alarm sounding in a residence in the 900 block of Childs Point Road, Annapolis. Around the time of that call, an additional […]

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3 rescued from Harbor House apartment fire in Annapolis

3 rescued from Harbor House apartment fire in Annapolis

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] On Saturday, October 18, 2014, at 0248 am, Annapolis Fire Department units were dispatched for a reported “Apartment Fire”, in the 1200 block of Madison Street in Eastport. Fire crews arrived in approximately three (3) minutes, and found smoke coming from the 3rd floor of a middle of the group, garden style apartment. […]

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Fire destroys Annapolis waterfront estate ( Additional Photos)

Fire destroys Annapolis waterfront estate ( Additional Photos)

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] The home of an Annapolis attorney and retired American Martial Arts champion John Critzos II was destroyed last night when lightning struck the waterfront home off Ridout Creek in the Whitehall section of Annapolis.  See original story. All photos © 2014 Glenn A. Miller Photography / Glenn Miller for Eye On Annapolis [do action=”blackwall-hitch”/]

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Man charged with attempted murder in Brooklyn arson

Man charged with attempted murder in Brooklyn arson

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department’s Fire/Arson Investigation Unit have determined that Monday’s fire in Brooklyn Park was incendiary and intentional in nature. On July, 14th, around 7:00 a.m., Fire Investigators responded to assist firefighters at a dwelling fire in the unit block of Ballman Court. Firefighters had been alerted to the fire […]

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4th of July safety tips from Annapolis Fire Department

4th of July safety tips from Annapolis Fire Department

| July 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

A Fourth of July celebration is traditionally synonymous with beautiful fireworks displays, bright colors and loud pops in the sky.  Fireworks can be safe if used correctly but they can also be responsible for injury if some safety rules are not followed.  As this Fourth of July approaches the Annapolis Fire Department wants to give […]

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Early morning fire in Deale kills one

Early morning fire in Deale kills one

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Shortly before 1:00am this morning, fire crews received a call for a house fire in the 600 block of East Marshall Avenue in Deale.  Upon arrival, the structure was fully involved and firefighters received reports that people were possibly trapped. The fire was brought under control in about 30 minutes and one person was found […]

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Separate fires damage home, barn in Anne Arundel

Separate fires damage home, barn in Anne Arundel

| March 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Two separate fires yesterday injured 4 people, damaged a home and a barn. Glen Burnie Just before 1:20 am on March 9, 2014, the Anne Arundel County Fire Department received calls reporting a dwelling fire in the 7300 block of Dotson Lane in Glen Burnie.  Initial arriving units found heavy smoke and fire coming from […]

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2-Alarm Fire Erupts In Glen Burnie Apartment Building

2-Alarm Fire Erupts In Glen Burnie Apartment Building

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

A  fire erupted in a Glen Burning apartment building early this morning just before 5:00am and quickly escalated to two alarms.  Upon arrival at 201 Water Fountain Court, crews saw heavy fire showing on the third floor and immediately called for a second alarm. It is unknown how many people were displaced, but the Red […]

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Fire Damages Ridgecross Road Home In Arnold

Fire Damages Ridgecross Road Home In Arnold

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just before 3:30 yesterday afternoon, firefighters responded to a reported dwelling fire in the 200 block of Ridgecross Court in Arnold. Upon arrival, firefighters found an attached garage to a two-story, single family dwelling completely involved in fire.  A Working Fire dispatch was requested bringing a total of 29 personnel to the scene that brought the fire […]

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Fire Marshals Make Arrest In Glen Burnie Arson

Fire Marshals Make Arrest In Glen Burnie Arson

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Around 11 a.m. yesterday, 911 calls were received reporting a vehicle fire located at Ed’s Towing in the 300 block of Marley Neck Road in Glen Burnie.  Upon arrival, firefighters found a late model Saturn well involved in fire. Firefighters were quickly able to extinguish the fire that caused approximately $ 3,000.00 in damage to […]

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