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  • Fire departments converge on empty Annapolis apartment building for training

    Fire departments converge on empty Annapolis apartment building for training
    Smoke billowed out of a third-floor apartment Thursday morning at the Watergate Village apartment complex in Annapolis. Firefighters responded to the scene. A man was trapped on the balcony. Nearby residents gathered outside to watch. Soon,...
  • 1 person killed in Waupun apartment fire

    One person has died in an apartment fire in Waupun (wah-PAHN'). And a police officer is taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. A state fire marshal is expected to arrive in Waupun Friday to investigate the fatal fire. WLUK-TV (http://...
  • Mount Airy house fire draws response from four counties

    Mount Airy house fire draws response from four counties
    An early morning fire at an unoccupied house in Mount Airy drew response from four counties on Friday. Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue Services officials say that shortly after 1 a.m., firefighters and paramedics were dispatched to the 1400...
  • Students learn fire safety skills from Winfield fire company

    Students learn fire safety skills from Winfield fire company
    ELDERSBURG —¬†Coughing students stumbled onto the sidewalk at Linton Springs Elementary School Wednesday afternoon as smoke poured from the open door of the Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Company safety house. Each of the school's third-grade...
  • No reason not to have smoke alarms [Editorial]

    It's hard to believe that, in 2015, there are still people who don't have working smoke alarms in their homes. This Saturday and Sunday have been designated Statewide Community Risk Reduction Weekend, which means fire departments across Maryland are...
  • Authorities identify victim in fatal Guilford house fire

    Authorities have identified the woman who died in a Guilford house fire. Fire crews found 62-year-old Joan Andrews on the first floor of the burning home on Long Hill Road Wednesday night. Police say the mother of two was taken to a hospital, where...
  • Owner of fire-damaged Buckeye Tavern: I plan to rebuild

    Owner of fire-damaged Buckeye Tavern: I plan to rebuild
    When Terry Bender decided to start a business under the weight of a crumbling economy in 2008, people just laughed. "They thought I was nuts," he recalled. A career sports promoter and agent who represented former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback...
  • 4 found dead after house fire in upscale Washington area

    A house fire that broke out in an upscale Washington neighborhood led firefighters to discover four bodies Thursday, and police and arson investigators called the blaze "very suspicious." The fire was reported about 1:30 p.m. in a neighborhood of multi-...
  • Amtrak fire in Milwaukee prompts train evacuation

    Authorities say all passengers and crew members were safely evacuated after a fire broke out in the engine of an Amtrak train in Milwaukee. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari says the fire was detected around noon Thursday in the Chicago-to-Milwaukee...
  • South Windsor Students Help Prevent Spread Of Fire

    SOUTH WINDSOR — Students from Timothy Edwards Middle School helped alert firefighters to a brush fire in fromt of a Gilbert Lane house, fire officials said. The students were traveling on a school bus Thursday morning along Gilbert Lane when they...
  • Smoke detectors were missing in hundreds of Md. fires last year

    Smoke detectors were missing in hundreds of Md. fires last year
    More than 400 structures that caught fire in Maryland last year did not have a smoke alarm, accounting for 20 percent of the fires investigated by the Office of the State Fire Marshal. In an additional 689 fires, investigators could not determine if a...