A fire on the 19th floor of a Silver Spring, Maryland, high-rise apartment building forced residents to evacuate early Monday morning.
A Monday evening house fire in Northwest D.C., which officials say was caused by a malfunctioning refrigerator powered by an extension cord, displaced at least two people.
A mechanic was draining a gas tank when a flood light he was using slipped and lit a fire in Southeast D.C. Saturday.
A three-alarm fire tore through a building in downtown Upper Marlboro, Maryland, early Thursday, damaging local businesses and displacing three people.
The fire sped flames through the village of Mati, a popular resort spot, without warning on July 23.
A Howard County firefighter was killed while battling a massive seven-alarm fire in Clarksville, Maryland. Three people were able to escape the house safely.
A man in his 70s was taken to a hospital after a fire broke out at a senior housing facility in the 1200 block of M Street in downtown D.C. early Saturday morning. Firefighters say the victim was conscious, but in critical condition.
Heavy Fire Equipment Operator Braden Varney, 36, died in the morning hours, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.
Chesapeake Fire Department spokesman Steve Bradley said the fire started around noon when a skillet was left on a heated burner on a stove.
Officials say the fire began on a porch on 11th Street and Columbia Road before spreading to the attached row house. The flames then crossed the alley and ignited the roofline and cornice of a separate house.
Officials say a man suffered significant burn injuries in a fire in the basement of a Maryland home.
Authorities say more than a dozen people who gathered for a wedding escaped from a fire that destroyed part of a Montgomery County home.
Two residents and a firefighter are in the hospital and three families are displaced following a two-alarm townhouse fire in Gaithersburg, Maryland, early Thursday morning.
One of three people injured during a flash fire at the main propellant-manufacturing facility for the U.S. Department of Defense has died.
The Georgetown Paper Stock recycling plant in Rockville, Maryland, caught fire Friday afternoon. Though the fire was contained earlier, crews remained on the scene until Saturday afternoon, when the scene was cleared and roads reopened.
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