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  • Fire displaces residents in Prince George’s apartment building

    A fire disrupted Thanksgiving for dozens of families in Prince George\’s County Thursday night.

  • Man charged with Rockville arson

    A man who confessed to an ABC7 crew that he set the Rockville, Maryland, house fire the crew was covering has been charged with first-degree arson and three counts of reckless endangerment.

  • D.C. road reopens after crash; power outages persist

    A Southeast D.C. street has reopened after a crash caused
    delays for Monday morning commuters and has more than 100 Pepco customers still
    in the dark.

  • Woman hospitalized after fire in Hanover

    She\’s suffering from critical, life threatening injuries.

  • Fund Established for Victims of Fatal House Fire

    An online fundraising drive has raised more than $18,000 to support the Barkes family, the victims of the fatal house fire in South Arlington on Tuesday.

  • 2 dead in Arlington house fire

    Arlington fire marshals are on the scene of a fire that killed an adult and a child and sent another adult and another child to the hospital.

  • 2 Maryland sisters, 5 and 7, killed in house fire

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Two girls have been killed in a house fire in western Maryland. A spokesman for fire marshal’s office says the girls are sisters and identifies them as 5-year-old Halaina Smith and 7-year-old Emily Edwards of Cumberland. Those identities are pending confirmation by the coroner’s office. Fire marshal’s spokesman Bruce Bouch says…

  • Firefighter hurt in Alexandria blaze

    A firefighter sustained injuries while tackling a blaze at an
    Alexandria, Virginia, warehouse early Tuesday morning.

  • 3 in hospital after Md. apartment fire

    Three people are in the hospital after an apartment fire in Derwood Tuesday morning.

  • Md. ladder truck catches fire responding to blaze

    SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A fire truck responding to a blaze in downtown Silver Spring caught fire itself. The ladder truck from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue was on its way to the fire on Georgia Avenue Monday afternoon when it burst into flame. The fire broke out in the engine compartment, and the…

  • Cigarettes likely cause of 2 Shenandoah fires

    WOODSTOCK, Va. (AP) — A Shenandoah County fire official says cigarettes are the likely cause of two fires in the spring, including one that killed a woman. Fire Marshal David Ferguson tells The Northern Virginia Daily (http://bit.ly/1oJzqoZ ) that evidence shows both fires were ignited by burning cigarettes. Ferguson says the state medical examiner ruled…

  • Commuter bus catches fire on the Inner Loop (Video)

    A bus carrying commuters caught fire and briefly closed the Inner Loop
    of the
    Capital Beltway at Kenilworth Avenue Wednesday morning, causing delays throughout the morning commuting hours.

  • Woman rescued from Rockville fire dies (Photos)

    A woman rescued from a house fire in Rockville died after suffering life-threatening injuries.

  • Woman has life-threatening injuries in Md. fire

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A woman rescued from a house fire in Rockville has suffered life-threatening injuries. Montgomery County fire officials say crews arrived early Thursday morning to find heavy smoke coming from the home. A man standing outside said his mother was still inside. Firefighters rescued the woman, who’s in her 70s, on the…

  • Boys charged with setting fire in Tom Clancy’s home

    Two young boys have been charged with setting Tom Clancy\’s former home in Calvert County on fire.