| Mar 5, 2014
I'm guessing that if you call 911 to report a fire in Los Angeles, you probably wouldn't want me showing up with a hose and a helmet. But just in case I had an untapped aptitude for putting out blazes, I decided to try my hand at the sample test questions...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:21 PM
A fire caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to the attached garage of a house in the 200 block of Canvasback Drive in Havre de Grace Wednesday evening, according to fire officials.
The cause of the fire was attributed to a portable generator in the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I received two statement necklaces as gifts. Now I need to know how to wear them. What to pair them with? Casual and dressy looks? I love the sparkle.
— Debbie B.
Dear Debbie: I love the sparkle too! In fact, I love...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:12 PM
It is a chilling tale of winter, one that in ghost-story fashion begins with a sign that all is not right. Maybe there's a damp spot spreading ominously across a wall, or faint sounds that grow louder and more insistent.
"I heard water dripping," Liz...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:06 PM
A Carroll County volunteer firefighter was flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center after a hose burst and struck him Friday afternoon at a fire scene, officials said.
The injuries are not life-threatening, said Byron Welker, assistant chief of the...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Brush fires broke out Wednesday in more than half a dozen spots in northern San Diego County and spread at a dangerous pace as hot, dry, erratic winds, backed by record temperatures, raked Southern California for a second day.
Elsewhere, crews battled...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:04 PM
The focal point in the battle to tame raging wildfires in San Diego County shifted late Wednesday to the San Marcos area, where hundreds of new mandatory evacuation orders were issued and firefighters were making a stand to protect hillside homes...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The flames came fast and fierce to this hilltop community near the ocean, and when the call came to evacuate, Andrew Gilmore and his father grabbed what they could — a few photo albums, some personal belongings — and sped away.
| May 16, 2014
| 9:03 PM
As weary firefighters battled stubborn brush fires for a fourth day Friday, billowing black smoke drifted northward, causing health warnings throughout much of Southern California.
By mid-afternoon, the air hanging stagnantly over Los Angeles was...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: What do you recommend for a good mascara remover? As much as I try to remove it all at the end of the day, I never seem to get it all. I use non-waterproof and use a water-based liquid remover with cotton pads. Thanks!
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:21 PM
If you were to ask me where the worst place is to start your career as a sewer worker, I might have said behind a chili restaurant. That’s where mine started.
My career lasted only a morning, and I didn’t actually do any sewer work. That...