As extreme cold grips the region, D.C. fire officials are issuing a warning about portable heaters following a house fire that broke out Monday morning in Southeast.
Three Southeast D.C. residents were hospitalized on Monday morning after a fire forced them out of their home into freezing temperatures.
A Sunday morning electrical fire at a building that houses the offices of several news networks in Northwest D.C. forced networks to move temporarily and another to end their live broadcast.
Mark Logsdon, 31, of Accident — was ultimately sent to UPMC Mercy Trauma and Burn Center in Pittsburgh, where the fire marshal’s office said he was last reported in stable condition.
The fire that engulfed a Southeast D.C. house in which the bodies of two people, including a retired D.C. police employee, were discovered over the weekend was intentionally set as was another house fire about a block away.
The deaths of two people found dead following a two-alarm house fire in Southeast D.C. on Saturday morning have been ruled homicides by D.C. police.
Prosecutors in northern Poland detained and brought charges Sunday against the man who designed an escape room entertainment site where five teenage girls were killed in a fire.
“The matter … remains an internal investigation into possible workplace violence,” said Mark E. Brady of the Prince George’s County Fire Department. It follows decades of tension and turf wars between volunteer and career firefighters.
A warehouse fire that began Saturday in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, caused at least $1.5 million in damage and took more than two days to put out, the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department said.
The lawsuit alleges the complex and owner Boyd Corporation “negligently failed” to maintain and repair the complex, rendering it unsafe.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal said in a news release Friday that it charged the inmate, 19-year-old Haley Elizabeth Biser, with arson, malicious burning and possession of contraband after the Dec. 23 fire.
The fire broke out around 7:30 a.m. at a warehouse on Old Marlboro Pike. The fire has already caused some sections of the building to collapse, although no injuries have been reported. See video.
Police believe Paul Franklin Willis, 37, started the fire around 2 a.m. on Friday at On Our Own, a center in College Park, Maryland, that helps those dealing with behavioral health problems.
One person has been charged with arson after an early Friday morning fire tore through a College Park, Maryland, building.
In Prince George’s County in just the last 11 days, firefighters have responded to 20 residential and commercial dyer fires, fire officials say.
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