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A 93-year-old woman died of injuries sustained  in a December 29, 2019 house fire in Catonsville.

The victim is Louise Hyder Hole, who lived in the home in the1200 block of Keithmont Rd., Catonsville, 21228, and was found by firefighters in a center hallway.

Fire crews were dispatched at 5:24 a.m., and Engine 13 (Westview) arrived to find fire showing and the house fully involved. A single-story addition to the home collapsed due to fire damage.

The fire was placed under control at 6:34 a.m. and remains under investigation.

A 67-year-old man died this afternoon of injuries sustained in a house fire in Middle River.

The victim is Forest Richard Brady of the unit block of Contact Ct., 21220. He lived in the home where the fire occurred.

BCoFD units were dispatched at 12:16 p.m. to the Contact Court address for a dwelling fire with rescue. First- arriving crews found heavy fire and smoke showing from a single-story home.

During a search of the home, firefighters located the victim in the living room -- the room BCoPD fire investigators have identified as the place where the fire started. No one else was in the home at the time of the fire.

Firefighters removed the victim from the home and transferred him to EMS providers. EMS personnel pronounced him deceased at the scene.

The fire was called under control at 12:56 p.m. Firefighters did not find working smoke alarms in the home.

The cause remains under investigation.

Twenty-one people have been displaced from their homes as a result of last night's four-alarm fire in Dundalk.

The fire, which involved four townhomes in the 100 block of Highshire Court, 21222, remains under investigation by BCoPD fire investigators.

Fire officials will conduct a neighborhood "after the fire" walk this evening, October 9, to answer questions from residents about fire safety. Fire personnel will begin the walk around 6 p.m.

BCoFD fire units were dispatched at 10:46 p.m. Tuesday for a working dwelling fire that escalated quickly as fire spread across the rooftops of the townhomes. Commanders subsequently called for second, third and fourth alarms that ultimately brought more than 30 pieces of apparatus to the scene.

Firefighters from Baltimore City and Anne Arundel County responded under mutual aid agreements. BGE and the Maryland Department of the Environment also responded.

First-arriving crews found smoke showing from the front of a townhome and found the rear of the home fully involved.

One civilian was injured and evaluated at the scene , but declined transport to a hospital.

At about 11:07 p.m.,  a "Mayday" was called when a career firefighter fell through the roof. The firefighter self-extricated within minutes and was evaluated by EMS crews at the scene. He was not seriously hurt.

The fire was knocked at 11:29 p.m.

The Red Cross responded to assist the displaced residents.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017