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Crews battle Maryland summer camp fire, no injuries reported

THURMONT, Md. (AP) — Crews battled a fire at an overnight summer camp in western Maryland on Wednesday morning, but no injuries were reported, officials said. Firefighters were initially dispatched around 7:30 a.m. for a report of a fire in a building at Camp Airy for Boys in Thurmont, Frederick County Division of Fire & Rescue Services spokesperson Sarah Campbell said.
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Fire Breaks Out At Camp Airy For Boys In Thurmont, No Injuries Reported

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — About 100 firefighters and emergency personnel responded to a fire Wednesday morning in the dining hall at the Camp Airy for Boys in Thurmont, Md., according to Frederick County Fire and Rescue. As of 12:05 p.m., the fire is under control, according to authorities. In a statement, the camp said all campers, counselors and staff at the camp for Jewish children are safe and accounted for. The fire was reported about 7:30 a.m. in the dining hall, also known as the White House, the camp said. “As you might imagine, the White House is not only where we serve meals, but...
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Huge fire breaks out at Jewish summer program Camp Airy’s dining hall

Firefighters are battling a large fire that broke out at Camp Airy, a Jewish summer camp for boys, in Thurmont, Maryland. The two-alarm fire was called in around 7:30am on Wednesday. It began in the camp's dining hall and quickly spread throughout its first and second floors, according to officials. According to Sarah Campbell, a member of the Frederick County Fire Department, although campers were present on Wednesday, the dining hall was empty when the fire began. She said Wednesday that the fire has remained contained to the dining hall. No injuries to either campers or responders has been...

Child Injured After Falling Two Stories In Hagerstown: Report

A child in Maryland suffered multiple potential injuries after reportedly falling several stories in Washington County. According to unconfirmed reports, a 3-year-old boy fell from a second-story East Antietam Street window in Hagerstown, striking the concrete below and leaving him with multiple injuries. The report stated that the child fell...

Town Council Expands Downtown Cart Ride Program

The Leesburg Town Council on Tuesday approved a request from Cartwheels to expand the operations area for its golf cart-style transportation service. Launched in 2018 by Asa Rusk, the service was started to shuttle visitors to the restaurants and breweries in the downtown area. As the service has gained popularity, Rusk said he often gets pick-up requests from residents outside his current service zone and has customers wanting to visit establishments beyond those boundaries. While the service is geared to entertainment and hospitality venues, Rusk said some customers ask for trips to the doctor’s office or other errands.

Large Fire Burns Dining Hall At Camp Airy In Thurmont, Maryland

Around 100 firefighters responded to the blaze. Thurmont, Md. (NS) – A large fire badly damaged a dining hall at Camp Airy in Thurmont Wednesday morning. Firefighters responded to the 14900 block of Old Camp Airy Road at around 7:30 for the blaze. First responders found smoke from the...

Dobbs Protestors Gather at Loudoun Courthouse

Around 100 protestors gathered at the corner of King and Market Streets in front of the Loudoun County courthouse in downtown Leesburg on Friday, June 24, hours after the U.S. Supreme Court reversed decades of precedent on abortion rights by overturning Roe v. Wade. The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs...
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Blazing Fire at Camp Airy in Maryland

A fire that started in the dining hall of Camp Airy in Thurmont, Maryland Wednesday morning is still burning, the Frederick County Fire and Rescue said. The authorities were alerted to the fire when two fire alarms went off in the dining hall. There are currently a 100 first responders on the scene, authorities said.

Prison sentence on drug charges

WINCHESTER, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A man from Winchester has been sentenced to six years in prison for distributing a drug that is frequently marketed as "Molly." According to a release, 40-year-old Lamont Antoine Parson pleaded guilty in November to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possession with the intent to distribute Eutylone and one count of possessing with the intent to distribute Eutylone.

Hubert H Shreve obituary 1937~2022

Mr. Hubert H Shreve, 84, of Waynesboro, PA passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at Laurel Lakes Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, Chambersburg, PA. Born August 27, 1937 in Mill Creek, WV, he was the son of the late Hubert Shreve and Kathleen (Cave) Ohlander. He and his wife, the late...