Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Patch reported on several police and fire incidents last month including two arson's involving juveniles.
Here’s a recap of some of the police and fire-related stories published on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch in January. To read more, click on the link. Police: Suspicious Incident Not an Attempted Abduction Police located a child safe and unharmed after a reported possible abduction attempt in Selby-on-the-Bay. After an investigation, officers determined there was no intent to commit abduction or assault the victim. Three Teens Charged with Arson in SUV Fire Anne Arundel County fire investigators charged three teens with arson in a Jan. 21 vehicle fire in Davidsonville. All three teens were charged with first-degree malicious burning, second-degree conspiracy to commit arson, first-degree conspiracy to commit malicious burning and malicious …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Two 16-year-old males and one 17-year-old male have been charged with intentionally setting an SUV on fire on Jan. 21.
Anne Arundel County fire investigators have charged three teens with arson in a Jan. 21 vehicle fire in Davidsonville. According to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, two 16-year-old males and one 17-year-old-male were arrested on juvenile citations. All three teens were charged with first-degree malicious burning, second-degree conspiracy to commit arson, first-degree conspiracy to commit malicious burning and malicious destruction of property. On Jan. 21 at 4 a.m. firefighters respond to the 1400 block of Della Way in Davidsonville for a report of a vehicle fire. First-responding units reported than an SUV was engulfed in flames, which firefighters quickly brought under control. An investigation revealed that fire was incendiary in…
Friday, January 25, 2013
Two 12-year-old girls and one 13-year-old boy are charged with arson in an Edgewater boat fire Tuesday night.
Anne Arundel County fire investigators have charged two 12-year-old girls and a 13-year-old boy with arson in Tuesday night’s boat fire in Edgewater. According to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, the three youths were arrested on juvenile citations and have been charged with first-degree malicious burning, second-degree malicious burning, reckless endangerment and making a false statement to a police officer. All three were released into the custody of their parents. The boat fire occurred in the 1000 block of Old Turkey Point Road in Edgewater just before 8 p.m. Fire officials said the boat was completely involved in flames between two homes. It took 29 firefighters 20 minutes to battle the blaze. An investigation into the fire …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Fire officials said it took 37 firefighters to battle the blaze.
Anne Arundel County firefighters responded to a house fire on Grange Road in Edgewater Wednesday night. According to Division Chief Keith Swindle, crews arrived at 7:30 p.m. and saw smoke coming from a one-story home. They requested additional units and the fire became an all-hands incident. It took 37 firefighters about 45 minutes to battle the blaze, according to Swindle. There were no reports of injuries and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The boat caught fire in a backyard on Tuesday, according to a fire department spokesman.
Anne Arundel County firefighters responded Tuesday to a boat fire in the backyard of a home at 1037 Old Turkey Point Rd. in Mayo. According to Lt. Jack Beall, they got a call at 5:42 p.m. Tuesday and responded to find a 30-foot boat on a trailer fully engulfed. It took 29 firefighters to put out the blaze, and it was reportedly under control shortly before 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 19, 2013
The two males suffered life-threatening injuries in the accident, a fire department spokesman said.
A 40-year-old male and a 15-year-old male were hospitalized after being involved in a motor vehicle accident early Saturday morning, a fire department representative said. Anne Arundel County Fire Department spokesman Lt. Jack Beall said the two were each sent to hospitals with life-threatening injuries in a motor vehicle collision that occurred at the intersection of 1241 Shore Dr. and Oldtown Road. The 40-year-old male was sent by Maryland State Police helicopter to Prince George's Hospital Center, while the 15-year-old male was transported by ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma in Baltimore. No further information is currently available on the incident.
Friday, December 14, 2012
It took about 25 firefighters one hour to quell the flames.
A house fire in Harwood caused an estimated $100,000 in damages Thursday night, as approximately 25 firefighters battled the flames, according to Lt. Cliff Kooser of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. At about 9:30 p.m., firefighters received a report of a house fire on the 800 block of Harwood Road. Upon arrival, they found flames coming through the roof of a single-story rancher, Kooser said. Approximately 25 firefighters battled the flames for about an hour before they got the blaze under control, Kooser said. At least two people were displaced because of the fire, and investigators are still determining what caused the incident. Kooser said the house’s smoke detectors were actively working when the fire began. Odenton-Severn …
Friday, November 16, 2012
The fire department said witness reported a crash including a recreational boat and a jetty boat.
A boat accident in Deale injured four people and hospitalized two Thursday afternoon after the fire department received multiple calls from people in the area. Lt. Keith Hamilton of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department said fire crews responded to a report of a a boat accident around 4:55 p.m. The department had received multiple calls of a recreational boat striking a jetty boat in the Deale area, he said. A fire and rescue boat first responded to the scene and helped four people out of one of the boats and brought them into a nearby marina, Hamilton said. Two people refused treatment and two were transported to Anne Arundel County Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, he said. Severna Park Patch editor Kaitlyn Carr …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
A 11-year-old boy and 48-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries from the crash on Governor Bridge Road on Wednesday morning.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Tim Lemke
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
UPDATE (2:50 p.m. Thursday)—Two people suffered life-threatening injuries following a crash on Governor Bridge Road in Davidsonville on Wednesday morning. Capt. Mike Pfaltzgraff of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department said paramedics responded to a report of a crash 7:35 a.m. Wednesday at the 1400 block of Governor Bridge Road, and found a single car that had crashed into a tree. Pfaltzgraff said two people were trapped in the car and it took about 15 minutes to extricate them. Anne Arundel County police said both occupants had potential life-threatening injuries and were transported by helicopter to Washington Hospital Center for treatment. As of Thursday, police said both were in critical but stable condition. A police investigation…
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Heavy flooding on Patuxent River Road and Sands Road forced a woman to sit on top of her car, stranded in the water.
Water crews rescued a woman stranded in floodwaters on Patuxent River Road in Davidsonville on Wednesday night, according to Chief Michael Cox of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. Firefighters responded to the area of Patuxent River Road and Sands Road at about 6:19 p.m. for a report of a flooded roadway. Initially, a police officer made contact with a woman who was sitting on the top of her car on Patuxent River Road amid three feet of floodwater. The car was stuck in the flooding, Cox said. The fire department dispatched swift water crews in an inflatable Zodiac boat and brought the woman to safety, Cox said. Odenton-Severn Patch editor Tim Lemke contributed to this article.