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  • Md. football players burned by cleaning agent

    SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Parents of football players at a Montgomery County school are furious after the boys suffered first- and second-degree burns from a powerful cleaning agent. Springbrook High School Principal Sam Rivera says 15 players reported getting burns or rashes during practice Sept. 16. One student was hospitalized three days when his…

  • Hogweed plant can cause skin irritation, blindness

    It is big and kind of pretty, but this plant can burn your skin or even blind you.

  • 2 burned in body shop explosion

    Two auto body shop workers were seriously burned when in a vapor explosion Friday morning. One of the man suffered severe burns over 50 percent of his body.

  • Babysitter charged after girl burned in salt-ice challenge

    A 9-year-old girl from Dumfries was severely burned while she and her babysitter were playing a game known as the salt and ice challenge and now the babysitter is facing a felony child abuse charge.

  • Home remedies that can come in handy for Memorial Day weekend

    Whether you burn yourself, get bit by a mosquito or just get motion sickness, there are a few weird home remedies that could help you this Memorial Day weekend.

  • Long recovery ahead for firefighter injured in Riverdale arson

    Prince George\’s County firefighter Kevin O\’Toole remains in the Intensive Care Unit at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where he continues to recover from severe burns he suffered nearly three weeks ago while battling a blaze at a home in Riverdale.

  • Fireball critically injures 2 Prince George’s Co. firefighters

    Several firefighters were injured Friday night when a fireball flamed by high winds engulfed them while fighting a house fire in Riverdale, according to the Prince George\’s County Fire Department.