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20 Evacuated From Homes After Gas Leak

A gas leak has caused 20 people to be evacuated from their homes.

09/02/2014

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Business Complex Evacuated For Underground Fire

Fire officials say about 100 people were evacuated from a business complex in Hanover when an underground utility fire broke out.

08/22/2014

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Fighter Jets Escort Small Plane Out Of D.C.

Authorities say two F-16 fighter jets escorted a small airplane out of restricted airspace in Washington, an apparently inadvertent intrusion that prompted evacuations at the U.S. Capitol and surrounding buildings.

06/07/2014

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Oakland Partly Emptied After Fuel Mishap

A tanker truck carrying 10,000 gallons of propane overturned on a sharp curve in Oakland’s downtown business district Wednesday morning, prompting evacuation of about half the town, including 45 jail inmates, as a precaution, a county official said.

04/16/2014

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Gas Leak Forces Neighbors To Evacuate In Anne Arundel County

A major gas leak is causing problems in Anne Arundel County. Crews are currently working to repair a gas line, that was struck by workers in Glen Burnie.

01/23/2013

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Md. Fire Forces Evacuation Of 11 Apartments

Hagerstown fire officials say a fire in a basement maintenance room forced the evacuation of residents from 11 apartments.

01/06/2013

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Crews Working To Repair Gas Main Break Near Overlea High

A gas leak in Baltimore County forces a number of people from their homes. Crews are on the scene of a gas main break at Kenwood and East Avenues, near Overlea High School.

11/28/2012

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Housing Sought For Displaced Md. Residents

Federal and local authorities on Maryland’s Eastern Shore are working to find housing for more than 275 Crisfield residents displaced by last week’s storm.

11/05/2012

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Eastern U.S. Braces For Dangerous Superstorm

From Washington to Boston, big cities and small towns Sunday buttoned up against the onslaught of a superstorm that could endanger 50 million people in the most heavily populated corridor in the nation, with forecasters warning that the New York area could get the worst of it — an 11-foot wall of water.

10/28/2012

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Kent Island Residents Evacuated As 7-Alarm Fire Rages On

Forced out by flames. Maryland families are evacuated as a brush fire moves in. That massive brush fire is still burning at this hour in Queen Anne’s County.

06/24/2012

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Flooding Forces Mandatory Evacuations In Port Deposit & Havre De Grace

Mandatory evacuations have been issued for both Port Deposit and Havre de Grace as water levels rise. The Conowingo Dam, opening more flood gates, is unleashing a torrent of water into towns downstream.

09/09/2011

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Flooding Causes Road Closures, Evacuations & Rescues In Maryland

Widespread flooding is impacting all parts of Maryland.

09/08/2011

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