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Two children were seriously injured this afternoon in an apartment fire in the 2900 block of Lakebrook Circle in the Lansdowne area (21227).

The children's ages are believed to be six and 10. One was transported to the Johns Hopkins Children's Center, the other to the University of Maryland Medical Center. Both were transported by Baltimore County Fire Department medical personnel as Priority 1 patients.

Fire crews were dispatched at 1:26 p.m.; commanders called a second alarm at 1:32 p.m. Engine crews quickly located the two children inside the home, and personnel from Truck 5 (Halethorpe) rescued them.

About 12 families were displaced by this fire. The Red Cross was notified to assist.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by Baltimore County Police fire investigators.

About 40 pieces of fire equipment responded to this call.

Twelve adults and 16 children were forced from their homes following a two-alarm apartment fire this morning in the 2900 block of Lakebrook Circle in Precinct 1/Wilkens.

BCoFD crews were dispatched at 3:09 a.m.

Baltimore County Police fire investigators determined that the fire was accidental and began when grease on a stovetop caught fire.

One child was transported with non-lifethreatening injuries to Johns Hopkins Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

About 25 pieces of fire equipment responded to this fire.

A stabbing in Landsdowne early Saturday morning has left a man injured.

The initial investigation into the incident has indicated that just after midnight, the adult male victim was in an apartment in the 2900 block of Lakebrook Circle 21227 and became involved in an argument with two females. During the argument, one of the females stabbed him.

The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.

Detectives have obtained arrest warrants for two people in connection with this incident. Both were taken into custody in Pennsylvania and are awaiting extradition back to Maryland.

  • Keshawn Monee Ellis (23) of the 1100 block of West Poplar Street in York, PA
  • Brittany Nicole Marie Turek (23) of the 1100 block of West Poplar Street in York, PA

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Violent Crimes Unit.

Revised September 27, 2016