Firefighters extinguished a car fire in a parking garage in Towson on Wednesday evening, according to Baltimore County fire officials.
The fire started in a parking garage at 2 Joppa Rd E., fire officials said.
The car was parked on a floor below the street, according to fire officials.
The parking garage's fire alarm and sprinkler system activated in response to the fire, fire officials said.
The sprinklers were able to contain the fire, according to fire officials.
Fire crews encountered heavy smoke conditions but were able to extinguish the fire and remove the vehicle, fire officials said.
The fire is currently under investigation.
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VIDEO: Maryland State Police have confirmed at least six highway workers were killed in a crash on Interstate 695 in Baltimore County on Wednesday afternoon.
Around 12:40 p.m., state troopers responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash involving pedestrians in a work zone at the inner loop of I-695 at Security Boulevard. Initial investigation reveals that the driver of an Acura, later identified as Lisa Adrienna Lea, 54, of Randallstown, was traveling down the road when she attempted to change lanes and struck the front corner panel on the passenger side of a Volkswagen.
This is when investigators say Lea lost control of her car and entered the work zone traveling in between temporary dividing walls, striking multiple construction workers before overturning and coming to a stop.
WUSA-TV CBS 9 Washington DC
VIDEO: Crews have extinguished a large brush fire in Northwest D.C.
According to tweets from DC Fire and EMS, the brush fire sparked at Rock Creek Park near Beach Drive and Piney Branch Parkway around 1 p.m.
DC Fire and EMS shared video on Twitter of crews using hose lines in an attempt to protect homes on Quincy Street where the fire was traveling uphill. In a tweet, the fire department said all homes were protected.
Around 2:30 p.m. DC Fire had the fire contained but was working to extinguish hotspots. The fire was upgraded to a two-alarm fire, signaling the need for more firefighters on scene.
The National Park Service claimed in a release Wednesday evening that no personal property was damaged during the fire.
There is no word on what may have caused the fire at this time.
WUSA-TV CBS 9 Washington DC
Two people died in a house fire early Monday morning in Lexington Park.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal and St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office investigated the blaze in the 21700 block of Cabot Place that claimed two lives and displaced four others.
“It remains under investigation,” Oliver Alkire, a senior deputy fire marshal, said Tuesday.
The first 911 call was received at 1:19 a.m. on March 20 when an occupant woke up to smoke and discovered a fire within the basement, according to a release from the fire marshal’s office. The person who discovered the fire and two others escaped the two-story home.
Upon the arrival of firefighters, they were told two people were still trapped inside the home. They later subsequently located the two victims on the second floor, identified as Jerome Garcia Barnes, 59, and Mary Jacqueline Queen, 62.
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