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UPDATE (August 13, 2020 4:39 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the pedestrian struck by a CSX train on August 11 as Brian Michael Abshire (40) of no fixed address.

Just after 8 p.m. on August 11 police responded to the area of Pulaski Highway and Middle River Road, 21220 for a call of a person struck by a train. The preliminary investigation revealed that Abshire walked along the train tracks when he was struck and killed.

Original (August 11, 2020 10:16 p.m.):

Police Investigate Man Struck by CSX Train in Middle River Tonight

Baltimore County Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian struck by a CSX train.

Just after 8 p.m. on August 11 police responded to the area of Pulaski Highway and Middle River Road, 21220 for a call of a person struck by a train. The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim, an adult male, was walking along the train tracks when he was struck and killed. The investigation is on-going.

With the holiday season in full swing, Baltimore County's volunteer fire stations continue to offer an assortment of activities including train gardens, Christmas tree sales and appearances by Santa.

Check for activities at your local company 

Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department
5200 Southwestern Boulevard, Maryland 21227
410-887-1471

  • Christmas Train Garden in progress
  • Cookies, Milk and the Polar Express with Santa, December 3, 2016 doors open at 5:30 p.m.
  • Santa's Detail, December 9, 2016 to December 23, 2016
  • All you can Eat Pancake Breakfast with Santa, December 11, 2016, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Arcadia Volunteer Fire Company
5414 Arcadia Avenue, Maryland 21155
410-887-1576

  • Breakfast with Santa, December 3, 2016, 8 to 11 a.m.

Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Department
900 Bowleys Quarters Road, Maryland 21220
410-887-5771

  • Santa's Ride starts December 2, 2016, 6 p.m.
  • Pancake Breakfast with Santa and Craft Show, December 4, 2016, 9 a.m. to noon
  • Christmas Vendor Bazaar, December 11, 2016, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Company
12020 Greenspring Avenue, Maryland 21117
410-887-7781

  • Christmas Tree sale in progress 

Cockeysville Volunteer Fire Company
11210 York Road, Maryland 21030
410-527-1634

  • Winter Wonderland, December 3, 2016, 8 to 11 a.m. full breakfast and beverages, pictures with Santa, crafts and face painting. Call for details. 

Glyndon Volunteer Fire Department
4812 Butler Road, Maryland 21071
410-833-1262

  • Breakfast with Santa, December 3, 2016, 8 a.m. to Noon
  • Christmas tree sale in progress 

Hereford Volunteer Fire Company
510 Monkton Road, Maryland 21111
410-887-1934

  • Breakfast with Santa and Holiday Bazaar, December 11, 2016, 8 a.m. to noon 

Jacksonville Volunteer Fire Company
3500 Sweet Air Road, Maryland 21131
410-887-7780

  • Christmas Tree Sale beginning December 2, 2016, 5 p.m.

Lansdowne Volunteer Fire Department
140 Laverne Avenue, Maryland 21227
410-887-1472

  • Santa Tour begins December 21, 2016, 6 p.m.

Long Green Volunteer Fire Company
4506 Long Green Road, Maryland 21057
410-887-5772

  • Breakfast with Santa, December 10, 2016, 8 to 11 a.m. 

Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company
1609 Bellona Avenue, Maryland 21093
410-887-7778

  • Christmas Tree Sale in progress
  • Santa's Ride, see website for schedule

Maryland Line Volunteer Fire Company
21631 York Road, Maryland 21105
410-887-1932

  • Santa Run, all day, December 17 and December 18, 2016

Owings Mills Volunteer Fire Company
10401 Owings Mills Boulevard, Maryland 21117
410-363-1933

  • Christmas tree sale in progress 

Rockaway Beach Volunteer Fire Company
P.O. Box 34034, Maryland 21221
410-887-0328

  • Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Craft Show, December 3, 2016, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Second Annual Community Tree Lighting, December 3, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
  • Santa Claus is coming to town, to be announced. 

Rosedale Volunteer Fire Department
8037 Philadelphia Road, Maryland 21237
410-887-0519

  • Christmas tree sale in progress

White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company
5419 Ebenezer Road, Maryland 21162
410-887-5770

  • Christmas tree sale in progress

Wise Avenue Volunteer Fire Company
214 Wise Avenue, Maryland 21222
410-887-7262

  • Christmas Train Garden in progress 
  • Breakfast with Santa, December 4, 2016, 8 to 11 a.m.

Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Company
2033 Woodlawn Drive, Maryland 21207
410-887-1371

  • Breakfast with Santa, December 17, 2016, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
 
 
Revised June 27, 2017