On 21208 around 1700hrs Level VFC was alerted for a 10-50PI in the area of Rt.22 and Oakwood Ln. Sheriffs Office was first on the scene and advised that a Harford County Transit bus was involved and there were multiple patients. E111 was first to arrive and assisted with patient triage. A total of 17 patients were transported to local hospitals by ambulances from Co.5-9 Co.3 Co.9 and the remainder on a second Harford Transit bus with a medic on board.
On 21808 Level VFC and Bel Air VFC were alerted for a dwelling fire on Rhineforte Dr. While enroute units were advised that there was a kitchen fire at location that was possibly already out. DC-3 was first to arrive with nothing evident then confirmed that the fire was out. Crews from E315 and E113 checked for extention in the walls before clearing. Fire is under investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshalls office.
pLate on 121607 Level VFC along with Bel Air VFC and Darlington VFC were struck out for a report of a dwelling fire in the 1300blk of Glenville Rd. in the 102 Box. Engine 113 arrived at 2355hrs and requested a 2nd alarm assignment as they reported heavy fire showing from side quotCquot. This brought Aberdeen FD and Susquehanna Hose Co. also to the scene. The fire was placed under control at 0054hrs. The house was vacant at the time of the fire and there were no reported injuries. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Last unit cleared at 0316hrs. Units on Scene E111 E112 E113 Ta121 S151 M191 E212 E215 E512 E513 – Relocated to Co 1 E515 MP545 E911 E914 E315 Ta1221 E613 Cecil E613 Cecil Ta6 Cecil Ta72 York E572- Relocated to Co 9 Hs 2 FM48p
Police have arrested the owner of a vehicle they believe struck and killed a 40-year-old officer with the Maryland Transportation Authority Police late on New Years Eve. The hit-and-run incident in South Baltimore took the life of Courtney G. Brooks a 13-year veteran of the force. He was part of a traffic detail near the intersection of Interstates 95 and 395 near Exit 53 when he was struck at about 1120 p.m. according to the authority. Brooks was pronounced dead at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Several hours later at 605 a.m. police found a green 1994 Ford Explorer — with significant front-end damage a cracked windshield and a temporary Delaware tag — at the Flying J truck stop in North East. Less than half an hour later officers arrested the SUVs owner Kerri King at her home in nearby Elkton . Chief Marcus Brown who heads the transportation authority police said King had not been charged in Brooks death but was being held on a failure-to-appear warrant following a DUI arrest in September. Shes a person of interest Brown said. After Kings arrest she asked for an attorney Brown added but he could not say whether alcohol was a factor in the accident which remains under investigation. When he was hit Brooks had been working on a traffic detail intended to stop trucks from going into downtown Baltimore during the New Years Eve fireworks celebrations. Brooks aided by at least 30 flares placed in the road to alert motorists was alone at the time of the accident his two partners having taken a break Brown said. Brooks who had three children and lived in Carroll County loved the job he was doing Brown said. He was really an inspiration to everyone who worked with him the chief added. Brooks graduated from the transportation authoritys police academy in 1994 and was a member of the forces Commercial Vehicle Safety Unit according to Kelly L. Melhem a spokeswoman for the authority. Governor Martin OMalleys office released a statement today saying that Brooks death last night as thousands gathered to celebrate the New Year is a somber reminder of the courageous work done by law enforcement officers throughout our state — at the state and local level — to keep the citizens of Maryland safe. My thoughts and prayers are with Officer Brooks his children and his entire family as well as with the Maryland Transportation Authority Police family during this very painful and sad time OMalley said.
Late sunday evening Level was alerted for a 10-50PI with rescue at the intersection of Level Road and Paradise Road. Aberdeen Police officer first on the scene reporting one trapped and unconscious. Medic-192 arrived and confirmed rescue and requested a second medic unit for an additional patient with respitory destress. Patient was extricated shortly after Engine-111s arrival. One patient was flown to shock trauma and the other transported by ground to area hospital. Chief 1-1 had command.Units on sceneM192M191E111E113S151Trooper-1Note Photos provided by FF Lamana from Co.5.
On the evening of 92307 Level was struck out for a dwelling fire at 707 Tobacco Run Drive along with Darlington and Bel Air Fire Companies. E-113 called en route shortly after alert and was advised by dispatch that a grill was on fire and was spreading to the residence. Deputy Chief 3 was first to arrive with a large 2-story dwelling with heavy fire showing from the roof. A second alarm was requested as E-914 and E-113 arrived. Crews from these pieces quickly placed two hand lines in service and started the attack. Fire was placed under control at 2240hrs Chief 1-1 had command and Deputy Chief 3 had operations.1st Alarm AssignmentE111E112E113Ta121S151A191AU161E315TW332DCH3E914E911- RIT AssignmentCH922nd Alarm Assignment 2227 hrsE311E312E314E215MP545DCH5CH5-2York Ta57FM46E515- Relocated to Co 1E611- Relocated to Co 9 Hs 1E1311- Relocated to Co 3 Hs 1