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  • Apartment fire displaces 2 dozen families in Celebration

    Apartment fire displaces 2 dozen families in Celebration
    A "massive" apartment fire apparently started by lightning has displaced about two dozen families in Celebration. The fire broke out about 3:15 p.m. at Evander Square apartments, officials said. Firefighters several hours later were still fighting the...
  • Fire damages Bel Air home Friday

    Fire damages Bel Air home Friday
    A fire that started as a result of a home repair gone bad damaged a Bel Air home early Friday afternoon, fire investigators said. The fire was reported at 1:27 p.m. in a single story, brick rancher in the first block of Huntington Place off West Ring...
  • Hampton: 27-year-old man charged in connection to fire at Chapel Street home

    Hampton: 27-year-old man charged in connection to fire at Chapel Street home
    A 27-year-old Hampton man was arrested and charged in connection to a house fire last week on Chapel Street.  Kenneth R. Carpenter was charged with two felony counts of arson and one count of burning a dwelling following an investigation by the...
  • Hampton: Vacant home damaged in Monday fire, condo building damaged in Saturday blaze

    Hampton: Vacant home damaged in Monday fire, condo building damaged in Saturday blaze
    A vacant home was damaged early Monday morning in a fire in the 1200 block of LaSalle Avenue, a fire spokesman said.  Fire crews were dispatched shortly before 4:30 a.m. to the area and found a single-story home with flames and smoke coming from the...
  • Volunteer firefighter accused of setting 2007 Halethorpe blaze

    Volunteer firefighter accused of setting 2007 Halethorpe blaze
    When a fire broke out at a home on Myrtle Avenue in Halethorpe, members of the English Consul Volunteer Fire Department arrived to beat back the blaze. It proved too strong, destroying the structure and sending two firefighters to the hospital. Federal...
  • Gas can explosion causes Virginia Beach house fire, official says

    Gas can explosion causes Virginia Beach house fire, official says
    Four people were displaced from their Virginia Beach residence Sunday morning after a gas can exploded causing their home to catch on fire, a fire official said. Firefighters responded to the blaze in the 1400 block of Bartow Place at about 10:30 a.m....
  • Four Families Displaced By Norwich Fire

    Four Families Displaced By Norwich Fire
    NORWICH — Eight people were displaced by a two-alarm fire that broke out Sunday morning in a multi-family home at 218 Washington St. The call came in about 8:15 a.m., a Norwich police and fire dispatcher said. It took firefighters two hours to get...
  • Firefighter, resident injured in East Baltimore house fire

    Firefighter, resident injured in East Baltimore house fire
    A firefighter and a resident were injured in a house fire in East Baltimore early Tuesday morning, though they were both expected to survive, officials said. The fire broke out in a home in the 900 block of N. Streeper St. in the Madison-Eastend...
  • W&M athletes stop house fire during round of golf

    W&M athletes stop house fire during round of golf
    Four Tribe athletes scored a hole in one on March 21. While playing a round of golf at Ford’s Colony Blackheath course, William and Mary soccer players Chris Peres and Andy Hinnant and basketball players Kyle Gaillard and Fred Heldring noticed...
  • Three-alarm fire at apartments under construction in Rockville

    Three-alarm fire at apartments under construction in Rockville
    A luxury apartment complex under construction in Rockville caught fire early Tuesday morning, escalating to three alarms as crews fought to get it under control, officials said. The Gables Upper Rock Apartments, at 40 Upper Rock Circle in Rockville, has...
  • Right place, right time: W&M athletes help snuff out house fire during round of golf

    There are coincidences and incidents of fortuitous timing, and there is the tale of George Krieger's house and William and Mary's firefighting foursome. A random Friday morning round of golf among four Tribe athletes launched a series of implausible...