Speak Out Against BCFD Cuts: May 2, 2012

Baltimore City residents — this is your opportunity to voice your opinion on the mayor’s budget — including her insane cuts to the fire department’s budget, and the fire company closures. City Council to Host Annual Taxpayers’ Night Taxpayers’ Night allows citizens an opportunity to voice their thoughts and concerns about the Mayor’s proposed Fiscal […]

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Fire in Irvington

Three homes were ablaze in the Irvington neighborhood last Thursday night — two were vacant, one was occupied.  Among the fire companies summoned to the fire was Truck Company 10, one of the companies slated for closure, under the Mayor’s foolish budget cuts to public safety. After surveying the damage the following day, I have […]

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City-Owned Crackhouse: 216 S Stricker Street

Property Address:  216 S Stricker Street, Baltimore, MD 21223 Property Owner:  Mayor and City Council, 417 E Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 City Council District and Contact:  District 9, “Pistol” Pete Welch Neighbors described this home as “a crackhouse” and vacant.  “People were coming in and out all the time, nobody lived there.  People would […]

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BCFD Was Here: 3908 Old Frederick Road

Property Address:  3908 Old Frederick Road, Baltimore, MD 21229 Property Owner:  Paula Kipperman, 6324 Patuxent Quarter Road, Hanover, MD 21076 City Council District and Contact:  District 8, Helen Holton Note the red X placard, placed on the home by the Baltimore City Fire Department to warn firefighters the home is structurally unsound.  

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BCFD Was Here: 1121 W Baltimore Street

Property Address:  1121 W Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21223 Property Owner:  Rodney D and Tiffany L. Allison George, 9110 Erfurt Court, Laurel, MD 20708 City Council District and Contact: District 9,”Pistol” Pete Welch Note the red X placard, posted by the fire department to warn firefighters of a structurally unsound (and therefore unsafe) building.

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Make Sure Your Voice Is Heard Tomorrow Night!

You have a chance to voice your opinion on the mayor’s budget — including her insane cuts to the fire department’s budget, and the fire company closures. Board of Estimates to Host Annual Taxpayers’ Night The Board of Estimates will hold its annual Taxpayers’ Night. Taxpayers’ Night allows citizens an opportunity to voice their thoughts […]

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake to Close Three Fire Companies

The three fire companies chosen for closure by our irresponsible city government are as follows: Truck 10 Squad 11 Truck 15 If you live in the following neighborhoods, you need to be aware of the fact that these closures will affect you — and others across the city, if additional help is needed. Truck 10 […]

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The City Giveth, and The City Taketh Away

Today is the grand re-opening of the Walbrook fire station, one of three fire stations that had been part of a rotating closure plan, implemented by the city in order to save money. What they haven’t bothered to tell residents, however, is the fact that they’re reopening the fire station, but they’re removing Engine Company […]

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Please Help Someone Who Serves Our City

On February 22nd, Baltimore City firefighter and medic Meredith Brothers (assigned to Medic 12) and his family lost everything in a house fire in East Baltimore.  He and his wife have a two-year-old daughter — thankfully they are safe and unharmed, but they are in need of clothing and financial assistance. You can drop off […]

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