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150 evacuated by carbon monoxide
Plans were in place last night to house residents evacuated yesterday morning from a senior citizens apartment building, the Baltimore County Fire Department said.
All 150 residents at Virginia Towers were evacuated and three were taken to hospitals after carbon monoxide was detected. Fire department spokesman Donna Welsh said officials would have to determine whether residents could re-enter the building late yesterday.
A call reporting a strange odor in the building was made at 7:20 a.m. Firefighters found a burning cable underneath the building and high carbon-monoxide levels inside.
The electricity was shut off, and no one was allowed inside until power was completely restored. A Baltimore Gas & Electric crew was working to locate and repair the underground cable.
Some residents were taken to the Bykota Senior Center, while others went to stay with relatives.
Road tax case won’t be moved
Opponents of regional taxes to fund transportation projects in traffic-clogged Northern Virginia failed yesterday to get their case moved from Arlington County to a friendlier court.
The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority has asked the Arlington County Circuit Court to validate its power under new state legislation to raise $300 million for transportation projects by issuing bonds and enacting special taxes and fees.
Although most of its members are elected local officials, the authority itself is appointed.
Critics of the legislative transportation package passed earlier this year say the bonds, taxes and fees are unconstitutional. They have joined the Arlington case to argue against the authority.
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