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Keyword: two-alarm

A two-alarm fire damaged three townhouses  in a Reisterstown/Glyndon neighborhood today.

Two of the townhouses in the 300 block of Town Green Way, 21136, were fully involved with fire and suffered heavy damage.

Fire crews responded at 11:40 a.m.; commanders from the Franklin Fire Station's Engine 56 requested a second alarm at 11:50 a.m. In two townhomes fire was through the roof. Firefighters began an interior attack, but commanders soon evacuated the buildings for safety.

The fire was knocked down at 12:13 p.m. Extensive overhaul operations continued well into the afternoon.

All occupants evacuated on their own, and no injuries were reported.

An investigation of cause and origin will be handled by BCoPD fire investigators.

Baltimore County Fire crews fought two significant fires Tuesday -- the first a house fire in the Halethorpe area, the second a two-alarm blaze at the vacant Macaroni Grill in Timonium.

Dwelling Fire, 100 block Ridge Ave., 21227

Units were dispatched at 3:18 p.m. to the 100 block of Dwelling fire, 100 block of Ridge Ave.Ridge Ave. for a dwelling fire. First-arriving units from the Lansdowne Volunteer Fire Co. found heavy smoke showing and the first floor fully involved. Firefighters contained the fire contained by 3:38 p.m.

Because of structural damage, all crews evacuated the structure, and it has not been safe for BCoPD fire investigators to enter it.

The cause of the fire remains undetermined.

One volunteer firefighter was evaluated for a minor injury at the scene. No civilian injuries were reported; all occupants evacuated on their own.

Twenty-two pieces of equipment responded.

Two-Alarm Fire, 9700 block Beaver Dam Rd., 21093

At 6:09 p.m., fire crews responded to the vacant Macaroni Grill restaurant for a fire after a 911 caller reported the structure fully involved.

Commanders quickly moved to defensive operations, fighting the fire from the outside. A second alarm was called at 6:41 p.m. Several collapses were reported at 7:25 p.m.

The fire was placed under control at 8:05 p.m. Two-alarm fire at Macaroni Grill, Lutherville-TimoniumNo injuries were reported.

The cause remains under investigation by BCoPD fire investigators.

Twenty-five pieces of equipment responded to this incident.

 A two-alarm fire that began just before midnight last night heavily damaged the Jeppi Nut & Candy Company in Lutherville.

Baltimore County fire crews were dispatched at 11:58 p.m. Tuesday to the unit block of W. Aylesbury Rd., 21093, where firefighters reported smoke showing from the one-story warehouse. The fire escalated to two alarms and caused heavy damage to the Jeppi building.

Adjacent structures suffered water damage.

No one was inside the building at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.

Baltimore County Police fire investigators have not determined a cause at this time. The fire remains under investigation.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017