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Keyword: two-alarm

Baltimore County Fire units responded Sunday morning to a two-alarm incident at the Towson Town Center mall involving a motor vehicle crash into a building and a gas line break.

At 11:35 a.m., a vehicle ran into a building under construction in the unit block of E. Joppa Rd., immediately adjacent to Macy's. (The mall is located in the 800 block of Dulaney Valley Rd.) The vehicle struck a high-pressure natural gas line, causing a significant gas leak.

Emergency personnel blocked off a section of York Road. A parking garage was closed temporarily, and access to the mall from the garage was temporarily restricted. 

BGE responded and turned off the gas at about 1 p.m. 

One person -- a woman who was driving the vehicle that crashed -- was transported to Sinai Hospital with serious injuries. The crash is under investigation by Baltimore County Police.

A weekend two-alarm fire at a Woodlawn U-Haul storage facility remains under investigation by Baltimore County Police fire investigators.

Crews were dispatched at 3:08 a.m. Saturday to the 1500 block of Woodlawn Dr., 21207 for a report of a fire alarm sounding. First-arriving crews from the Westview station found heavy smoke. Crews made entry and found several storage units on fire.

Commanders called a second alarm at 4:01; the stubborn fire was called under control at 5:20 a.m.

No injuries were reported.

Three storage units were damaged, including the contents.

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.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017