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Keyword: southall road

On June 25 at approximately 11:40 p.m., Baltimore County fire crews responded to a reported apartment fire at 9610 Southall Road in Randallstown. Arriving units reported having fire showing from the roof and the second floor of the apartment building. Police and fire crews worked to remove residents and a second alarm was requested.

The fire displaced 30 residents and affected 16 apartments. The fire was placed under control at 12:52 a.m. and remains under investigation. There were no civilians injured however, one firefighter had a minor injury.

Update, February 24: Baltimore County Police released the name of the victim as Eugene Purnell Williams, 64, of the 4100 block of Hanwell Road, 21133. Mr. Williams was taken to a local hospital where he died from an apparent drowning.

According to witnesses, Williams was attempting to cross the stream located behind an apartment complex to get to his home. The man was last seen going underwater. Emergency members found the man but he was unconscious and not breathing. Hospital staff were unable to revive Williams. Eugene Williams was pronounced deceased shortly before 3 p.m. on the same date, February 21.

At 1:27 p.m, the Baltimore County Fire Department was dispatched for a report of a drowning in the vicinity of the 3600 block of Southall Rd. in Randallstown.

An adult male was rescued by fire crews from a stream and transported to Northwest Hospital in critical condition. No additional information is available at this time.

Revised June 27, 2017