Fires have killed nine people in Prince George’s County so far in 2018. That’s nearly double the total from 2017 and fire officials aren’t sure what exactly is causing the spike in fatalities.
One woman is dead in a fire in the 11400 block of Howard Court in Beltsville, Maryland. She is the ninth fire fatality in Prince George’s County in 2018. Crews are still working to determine the cause and origin of the fire.
The Fairfax County Fire Department said a fatal fire in Lees Corner last month was caused by someone smoking a cigarette in bed while also using oxygen.
The blaze broke out at 34th Street and Eastern Avenue Northeast, and was reported by an off-duty firefighter driving past the home.
A man in his 90s was found dead after an early morning fire in Annandale, Virginia, on Monday.
A person died in a camper fire in Waldorf, Maryland, Wednesday afternoon — the second fatal fire of the day in Charles County.
One person died in a house fire in Prince William County, Virginia, Sunday morning.
The body of a man was found at the site of a massive apartment fire Saturday in Northwest D.C., D.C. Fire Chief Gregory Dean said on Sunday.
A massive fire set a 24-story apartment block in West London ablaze early Wednesday. See photos of the devastation.
A man was found unconscious when firefighters arrived to fight an overnight apartment fire in Woodbridge, Virginia. Officials are trying to find out how and why he died.
One person is dead and another is critically injured after a house fire Sunday night in Arlington County.
A Sunday morning Capitol Heights fire has claimed the life of at least one Prince George’s County, Maryland resident.
The fire that killed a 5-year-old boy in Lorton, Virginia, on Tuesday night was caused by “inappropriate use of a lighter” by the child, the fire department said Wednesday.
The Fairfax County police said that the fire happened in the garage of a house in the 8100 block of Arcade Street in Lorton.
One person has died and three were injured in an early morning fire Sunday in Landover, Maryland, officials said.