Created 30-Jan-14
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At 3 a.m. Thursday, January 30, 2014, Baltimore County firefighters were dispatched to a reported apartment fire (Fire Box 18-13) at 37 Tentmill Lane in the St. Charles at Olde Court apartment complex in Pikesville. BCoFD Engine 3 (Woodlawn career station) and Pikesville Volunteer Fire Company Tower 323 arrived simultaneously, and Engine 3's officer reported heavy fire showing from a 3-story garden apartment complex with flames through the roof. Some residents were self-evacuating and firefighters made multiple rescues of other civilians from apartment balconies.Battalion Chief 2 (Chief Brown) requested a 2nd alarm followed quickly by a 3rd alarm. In temperatures under 10 degrees, firefighters battled the fire for more than 2 hours before it was brought under control. Three civilians were transported to area hospitals with non life-threatening injuries. The American Red Cross Chesapeake Region responded to assist with approximately 20 displaced residents.

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