June 4, 2008
Car fire closes lane of I-70 near Downsville in Washington County Emergency personnel were responding Wednesday morning to a vehicle fire on Interstate 70 near the 28-mile marker, a Washington County Emergency Services dispatcher said. That is near the Interstate 81 interchange near Downsville. The vehicle fire was out by about 9 a.m., Maryland State Police said. Only one lane was open in westbound Interstate 70 because of the fire, a trooper said. Ground wires taken from cell phone tower site near McConnellsburg, Pa. McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. -- Thousands of dollars worth of ground wires were taken from a cell phone tower site on Aughwick Road in Todd Township, Pennsylvania State Police said.
October 17, 2007
The Berkeley County, W.Va. Sheriff's Department was responding to an accident on Interstate 81 Wednesday afternoon, an emergency services dispatcher said. The accident happened at the 11-mile marker in the southbound lanes and involved a vehicle fire and someone trapped in the vehicle, the dispatcher said.
May 17, 2007
HAGERSTOWN - Police trying to keep track of a speeding vehicle in the middle of the night just after Christmas had no idea they soon would be responding to a fire, according to the comments of Hagerstown Police Department Chief Arthur Smith and an officer at the scene. Neither police nor their families know what dangers might await them when they go out on calls, Smith said Wednesday during an annual memorial ceremony for fallen officers. Smith paid tribute to individual officers, including a group who helped put out a vehicle fire, for their heroic actions in the last year.
September 16, 2006
FREDERICK, Md. - A sergeant with the Frederick County Sheriff's Office was placed on administrative leave Friday after he was arrested earlier in the day on charges in connection with a Sept. 2 vehicle fire, according to a Sheriff's Office press release. Theodore Randolph Dorsey, 37, of Knoxville, Md., was charged with second-degree arson and first-degree malicious burning in connection with the fire to a vehicle that belonged to a woman that he was living with, according to the release.