Car Crashes into Pine Grove Middle and Injures Student

Baltimore County police responded to Pine Grove Middle School in Carney where a motorist had struck the school and injured a student.

The crash was reported on Thursday, Dec. 9 around 8:39 a.m.

Building was evacuated as a precaution but students returned inside at 9:33 a.m.

Pine Grove sent out a letter to parents explaining that one student was injured and transported by EMS.

Proposed Site Plan for Pine Grove Middle Released

BCPS has been trying to alleviate overcrowding Perry Hall Middle School in northeast Baltimore County.

Part of the plan is to construct a new northeast middle school on King Avenue. Another project to help is the expansion of Pine Grove Middle School in Carney.

The proposed site plan for Pine Grove Middle School expansion was released by the BCPS School Board meeting.

There is currently a existing Student Rated Capacity of 1,197 students at Pine Grove. The proposed SRC is for 1,419 students. Current enrollment at the school is 926 students.

The existing building area is 153,000 square feet and the proposed building area is 169,000 square feet.

Pine Grove was built in 1972 and has seen renovations in 1999, 2007, 2008 and 2009. This project will improve circulation in the building and will create modifications to improve traffic flow.

Hazmat Fire Reported in Carney

– photo by Baltimore County Volunteer Firefighters Association-

Baltimore County Fire Department reported an underground HAZMAT fire in a Carney storm drain in the 9600 block of Harford Road at the shopping center near Joppa Road.

Crews were able to extinguish fire in the storm drains after an unknown product ignited on Tuesday morning before 10 a.m.

Hazmat & BGE crews were called to the scene.

Some businesses were evacuated but no injuries or building damages have been reported.

The roads around the area have reopen for motorists.