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Mont. Co.'s Berliner wants to recoup costs from bus fires

A total of seven Ride On buses burst into flames in three years in Montgomery County. While the county was already planning on replacing the 28 Champion-brand buses, the fires forced the county to speed up the replacement process and added $150,000 cost to the process.

Monday - 07/30/2012, 04:32pm EDT

Tags: Montgomery County, md., Roger Berliner, Fleet Management Services, Ride On bus, bus fire

Pr. George's apt. bldg. fire displaces dozens

Prince George's County fire officials say a fire at a District Heights apartment building has displaced dozens of residents.

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 01:29pm EDT

Tags: District Heights,

Many displaced in District Heights after 3-alarm fire

A 3-alarm fire at an apartment building in District Heights Tuesday evening has left many residents displaced.

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 09:28pm EDT

Tags: District Heights,

Fire engulfs apts. in Woodbridge, boy called hero

An 11-year-old boy is being hailed as a hero after helping residents of a Woodbridge apartment building escape a four-alarm-fire Thursday night.

Friday - 07/06/2012, 03:39am EDT

Tags: Woodbridge

Officials search for person who burned dog in Md.

The burning of a Maryland chihuahua has prompted the Humane Society to offer a reward for information about the person who did it.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 06:15pm EDT

Tags: Prince Georges County, animal cruelty, dog,

Warehouse collapses in Landover, 1 missing

Prince George's County fire officials say rescuers searched through the night for the missing worker but didn't find the man.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 09:30am EDT

Tags: recall, landover, recall collapse

Woman severely burned in backyard fire

A bizarre backyard accident has left an Alexandria woman with severe burns.

Sunday - 06/17/2012, 12:08pm EDT

Tags: alexandria fire department

Officials put out double decker bus fire on 295

Firefighters have put out a fire on a double- decker bus on I-295 in Washington.

Monday - 06/04/2012, 03:20pm EDT

Tags: double-decker bus,

Fire breaks out at commercial bldg. in Alexandria

Firefighters in Alexandria are at the scene of a two-alarm blaze that broke out a commercial building near the Van Dorn Street Metro station.

Tuesday - 05/29/2012, 12:23pm EDT

Tags: Van Dorn Street Metro,

2 rescued after explosion starts sailboat fire

A Pennsylvania man and his 3-year-old son were rescued in a northwest Maryland river by a passing boater after an engine explosion set his sailboat on fire.

Sunday - 05/27/2012, 01:56pm EDT

Tags: Maryland Natural Resources Police, sailboat, Bohemia River

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