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More than 692K signed up for Va. tornado drill

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 03:50am EST

Tags: tornado drill

What belongs in your storm emergency kit

When flurries threaten the Washington area, everyone runs to the store. But do you really know what to buy for your emergency kits?

Saturday - 12/07/2013, 07:48am EST

Tags: emergency, emergency kit, snow, max smith

Tips for staying safe during emergencies

Following a week of terrifying news, emergency management agencies are urging citizens to be prepared before tragedy strikes.

Saturday - 04/20/2013, 10:54am EDT

Tags: emergency, Jamie Forzato, boston marathon

Escape plan helped 2 survive fatal Glenarden fire

A fire in Prince George's County this week offered a reminder to parents the importance of having working smoke detectors and of crafting an evacuation plan for their families.

Saturday - 02/23/2013, 03:07pm EST

Tags: fatal fire, fire safety, Glenarden, Jamie Forzato


Millions to participate in earthquake drill

Millions of people across the country and elsewhere are expected to take a break from what they're doing and take part in an earthquake preparedness drill.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 06:16am EDT

Tags: earthquake, Virginia,

Pr. George's hosting emergency preparedness forum

Police in Prince George's County are announcing an emergency preparedness conference for later this month.

Tuesday - 10/02/2012, 03:31am EDT