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On June 27 at 2:17 p.m., Baltimore County Fire Department personnel responded to a fire at 3 Ketch Cay Court in Dundalk.

Firefighters from the Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Department were first to respond and were told that fire was coming from the deck of the rowhome. Before they arrived at the scene, they could see smoke and fire coming from the rowhome. Fire spread to the siding, then to a second home and eventually a third home. A second alarm was called at 2:35 p.m.

The fire was declared under control at 2:50 p.m.

No civilians were hurt. One firefighter was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The fire is under investigation.

Photo of fire debris at home on Ketch Cay Court.

Original release (June 17, 2016  12:18 p.m.):

A 92-year-old woman died Wednesday in a fire in her Lutherville-Timonium home.

Baltimore County Fire units responded at about 10 a.m. to a one-alarm fire in a single-family home in the 1700 block of Lynncrest Road, 21093. Crews brought the small kitchen fire under control within about 15 minutes. Kathleen Margaret Chrismer was found deceased in the kitchen.

This incident remains under investigation by Baltimore County Police Fire Investigators.

A 66-year-old woman died Saturday evening in a one-alarm fire at her Rosedale townhome.

Rosa Mae Mason, of the unit block of King Charles Circle, died at the scene. The victim's son told police he heard her calling from her upstairs bedroom and tried to get her out of the middle-of-group townhouse, but he was unable to do so due to heavy smoke and rapidly spreading fire.

Baltimore County fire crews responded to the King Charles Circle address at about 7 p.m. First-arriving units found heavy smoke showing from the home. Some 17 pieces of equipment fought this fire. Fire personnel brought it under control in about 35 minutes.

The son, 36, who also lived at the King Charles Circle address, was evaluated at the scene but was not transported. One firefighter from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Co. was transported to the MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center with non-lifethreatening injuries.

Baltimore County Police fire investigators have not determined a cause for the fire but have confirmed that it was not deliberately set.

 
 

Revised June 28, 2016