Photo Gallery

Fire on Greenfield Road
Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Just after 4:25 PM today, firefighters and paramedics from Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) and the Baltimore County Fire Department responded to the 6300 block of Green Field Road for a report of a balcony fire. Upon arrival, crews found a fully involved 3 story garden-style apartment building with heavy smoke and fire showing from the rear of the structure. All residents safely evacuated the structure prior to HCDFRS arrival.
Immediately, HCDFRS began to get the fire under control but the fire quickly reached the roof and all personnel evacuated the structure and pivoted to a defensive strategy putting water on the fire from the outside. While still actively fighting the fire, HCDFRS successfully rescued 1 cat and 1 guinea pig and supported their breathing with Pet Oxygen Masks. To our knowledge, they are both in good health.
The fire took approximately 2 hours to extinguish and there were no fire department injuries. One resident was evaluated for smoke inhalation but refused transport. Approximately 15 residents have been displaced and 12 condos have been posted.
The HCDFRS Office of the Fire Marshal is investigating the origin and cause of the fire.


Views: 25

Views: 39

Views: 26

Views: 30

Views: 20

Photo Of The Day

Hall Rental

WEATHER

  • Condition: light rain
  • Temperature: 72o
  • Wind Speed: 5.55 mph

Recent Alarms

  • Thu Jul, 7 2022 @ 07:59

    Nature: Withheld

    Location: Juniper Apartments

    Address: 6000 Merriweather Dr

    City: Columbia, MD 21044


  • Thu Jul, 7 2022 @ 06:13

    Nature: Withheld

    Location: Exxon Montgomery - Exxon

    Address: 6310 Washington Blvd

    City: Elkridge, MD 21075


  • Thu Jul, 7 2022 @ 05:56

    Nature: Withheld

    Address: 2306 Furnace Ave

    City: Linthicum Heights, MD 21090


  • Thu Jul, 7 2022 @ 01:29

    Nature: Withheld

    Address: 6500 Kane Way

    City: Elkridge, MD 21075