• Tips to safely remove snow from rooftops

    With this historic amount of snow, many homeowners are worried about their roofs. Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue and FEMA offer up some tips to safely remove snow from rooftops.

  • Maryland appeals FEMA denial of riot disaster aid

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland is appealing the federal government’s denial of disaster aid to help the state and Baltimore recover millions of dollars in riot-related costs. The Federal Emergency Management Agency denied Maryland’s request for…

  • FEMA denies disaster aid for Baltimore riot costs

    The Maryland Emergency Management Agency says federal officials have denied the state’s request for a disaster declaration stemming from civil unrest in Baltimore after the police-involved death of Freddie Gray. Spokesman Chas Eby (EE’-bee) told…

  • New FEMA flood maps may mean insurance changes for coastal Marylanders

    Floodplain maps have been redrawn by the Federal Emergency Management Agency
    in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware, a change that could shift
    properties into or out of a flood risk zone.

  • Free CERT training aims to prepare communities for emergencies large and small

    Whether it\’s a big disaster or someone gets hurt around the
    house, knowing how best to respond might affect who lives or dies. Many
    communities offer free training to ensure their residents are prepared for the

  • Voters asked to fund levee to prevent Huntington flooding

    The Huntington neighborhood, near the Woodrow
    Wilson Bridge, has flooded three
    times in the last 10 years, damaging cars and

  • Fallen firefighters honored with memorial service

    Firefighters from all over the nation who were killed in the line of duty are being honored during the 2012 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend in Frederick County, Maryland.