Students have no wifi, limited electricity and are being advised to not use dormitory bathrooms after an underground fire at American University led to a campuswide evacuation for hours on Saturday morning. See video from D.C. Fire as they battled the blaze.
A Virginia city official says residents have reported that people in fluorescent vests are going door-to-door and trying to get residents to evacuate their homes and businesses.
The National Weather Service said up to six inches of rain fell within hours, filling College Lake near Lynchburg, Virginia, beyond capacity.
Reports of smoke from a customer on a train caused the evacuation of a Metro station and a service disruption on the system’s Orange and Silver lines during Thursday morning’s rush hour but Metro said no “issues or cause of smoke” were found.
A massive congressional office building near the U.S. Capitol was briefly evacuated Thursday after concrete dust from a construction project entered the site.
Police were notified by Amtrak at 6:19 p.m. that passengers on board Amtrak # 790 — traveling along the popular Pacific Surfliner route — witnessed a passenger with a weapon, officials said.
A lifeguard in emotional distress led to police intervention and the evacuation of an Alexandria, Virginia, pool Monday afternoon.
A Montgomery County, Maryland home was evacuated Saturday after crews helping an unconscious child found high levels of carbon monoxide.
WASHINGTON — Dozens of people were evacuated from their apartments in Silver Spring, Maryland on Tuesday night following a carbon monoxide leak. A Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman says it happened around 9:30 p.m.…
WHEATON – People were forced to flee two eateries and a tax preparation center Monday afternoon when Freon gas leaked from a heating and cooling unit at Westfield Mall in Wheaton. “They told us we…
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — The Prince George’s County Office of Emergency Management is conducting a mass care and evacuation exercise. The county is holding the exercise on Friday. It’s a collaborative effort among several…
The Smithsonian\’s National Air and Space Museum has been evacuated after police received a call about a suspicious package.
A chemical spill at the Wilson Aquatic Center has resulted in the evacuation of Wilson High School and the swimming area in Northwest D.C.
Arlington County police say a man dropped what appeared to be a Molotov cocktail weapon from the top floor of the Ballston Common Mall food court around noon Thursday.
A constant concern in the D.C. region is being
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