An apartment fire in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood in northwest D.C. was caused by flammables being stored too close to the furnace, D.C. Fire and EMS officials said.
There was more than a brotherly bond between Paul and Keith Caneiro. They shared a business, vacationed together and settled about 11 miles from each other in the suburbs of New Jersey. But two days before Thanksgiving, a horrific chain of events would forever tear them apart.
Southbound travel on Interstate 95 was stalled for almost an hour on Monday morning, as officials responded to a burning RV in Woodbridge, Va. See video.
A mother and son lost their lives following a house fire early Wednesday morning in Montgomery County, right along the Maryland and D.C. line — and there were no working smoke alarms in the house.
Several people have been evacuated following a fire in a Montgomery County apartment building.
The high number of missing people probably includes some who fled the blaze and don’t realize they’ve been reported missing.
Sheriff’s investigators have begun the agonizing task of scouring through the wreckage of California’s most destructive fire on record in search of the dead. By Sunday, the death toll had reached 31, but it seemed likely to climb.
Authorities say a fire at a Maryland house killed a woman and injured two firefighters.
Smoke and flames greeted rescue units as the responded to an apartment building fire in Reston early on Saturday evening. Thirty residents were displaced by the blaze.
Joy Roselle Lloyd, 37, is charged with first-degree arson and reckless endangerment in connection with Tuesday’s fire at a Motel 6 in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
The fire originated on the first floor of a three-story apartment building on Alabama Avenue.
One person died Wednesday night in a fire at a Northeast D.C. multi-story apartment building for senior citizens, D.C. Fire and EMS said.
Amanda Hooker of Upper Marlboro is charged with first- and second-degree arson and first- and second-degree malicious burning.
A long-dead firefighter? A hero horse? Some believe the home of Engine Company 3, just blocks from the Capitol, is haunted by a ghost — or ghosts.
A Silver Spring, Maryland, house was deemed a “total loss” Thursday afternoon as firefighters fought a large fire on the 200 block of Bryant’s Nursery Road.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.