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File #: 20-0244R    Version: 0 Name: Explosion on Labyrinth Road
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Failed - End of Term
File created: 8/17/2020 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/7/2020
Enactment #:
Title: Explosion on Labyrinth Road For the purpose of mourning the lives lost in the explosion on Labyrinth Road, wishing for the swift recovery of the other individuals injured in the explosion on Labyrinth Road, recognizing the bravery of the responders to the explosion, thanking those who assisted in coordination efforts in response to the explosion, and calling for continuation of the public investigation regarding the explosion and a briefing on the investigation’s findings once the investigation has concluded.
Sponsors: Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, John T. Bullock, Bill Henry, Danielle McCray, Mary Pat Clarke, Sharon Green Middleton, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Robert Stokes, Sr., Shannon Sneed, Edward Reisinger, Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, Ryan Dorsey
Indexes: Expansion
Attachments: 1. 20-0244R~1st Reader, 2. Fire 20-0244R
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: President Scott and Councilmember Schleifer


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Explosion on Labyrinth Road
For the purpose of mourning the lives lost in the explosion on Labyrinth Road, wishing for the swift recovery of the other individuals injured in the explosion on Labyrinth Road, recognizing the bravery of the responders to the explosion, thanking those who assisted in coordination efforts in response to the explosion, and calling for continuation of the public investigation regarding the explosion and a briefing on the investigation’s findings once the investigation has concluded.
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Whereas, At approximately 10 AM on Monday, August 10, 2020, an explosion occurred on the 4200 block of Labyrinth Road;

Whereas, The blast killed 2 City residents and directly injured 7 other individuals;

Whereas, The blast destroyed at least 3 homes and caused minor to significant damage to other homes in the surrounding area;

Whereas, Good Samaritans rushed to rescue their trapped neighbors and provide initial assistance;

Whereas, First Responders from Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Howard County responded to secure the area and conduct rescue operations;

Whereas, Many homes were deemed uninhabitable due to the blast, and electricity was cut off for many residents after the blast, forcing many residents to seek temporary housing and other resources;

Whereas, Community members, ...

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