The fire at the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo, a city about 1,900 miles east of Moscow, was extinguished by Monday morning after burning through the night.
Firefighters responded to a call of heavy smoke coming from a two-story rowhouse in the Woodbrook neighborhood at about 11:53 p.m. Saturday.
A Russian state news agency is reporting that the death toll in a shopping center fire in a Siberian city has risen to 37 people and 69 others are missing, many of them children.
The blaze broke out at 34th Street and Eastern Avenue Northeast, and was reported by an off-duty firefighter driving past the home.
The City of Fairfax Fire Department is investigating the cause of the fire that caused $250,000 in damage. The medical examiner will carry out an autopsy on Friday to determine how the woman died.
The fire at the Lee High Inn spread from the room where the woman was found to other parts of the motel.
A Prince George’s County man found unconscious in a house fire in Brentwood on Sunday night died from his injuries.
The Howard County Council passed a bill that changes references to “firemen” to “firefighters” in the county’s code. The vote followed a name change by the local volunteer fire agency. The move has been welcomed by female firefighters.
Firefighters in Prince George’s County, Maryland, could not locate a working smoke alarm in the house where an elderly couple lost their lives overnight on Thursday. Hoarding conditions were also discovered at the home in Fort Washington, according to Prince George’s County Fire and EMS Department.
Hank Dietle’s Tavern, Rockville’s oldest bar, was destroyed Wednesday morning by a fire that authorities believe was started by “smoking materials” on the front porch.
A Jeep caught fire and became engulfed in flames in downtown D.C. on Tuesday afternoon.
An 84-year-old woman died after being trapped by a fire in a District Heights, Maryland, townhouse on Sunday night.
A Maryland teen is accused of setting fire to a house, threatening someone with a weapon and entering an elementary school with the intention of stealing property.
The Salisbury Fire Department said two civilians pulled the 4-year-old, 5-year-old and 7-year-old from a rear window on Wednesday night before firefighters got on the scene.
A man is in critical condition, nine adults and 10 children are without a home this morning after an apartment caught fire in Southeast D.C.