A Hagerstown city spokeswoman says the state medical examiner’s office is working to identify a person who died in a downtown apartment building fire.
The state fire marshal is urging residents to use battery operated candles instead of lighted candles when decorating for Halloween.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal has ordered apartments over a Frostburg nightclub vacated because of fire code violations.
The State Fire Marshal’s Office says a fire that heavily damaged a Joppa hardware store and injured two firefighters was caused by an electrical problem.
Police are trying to track down the person behind a dangerous pipe bomb found in a Carroll County mailbox.
A 20-year-old man led a group of acquaintances in setting about 40 fires and dared a state investigator to “catch me if you can” in a message he spray-painted on a car, the Maryland fire marshal said Tuesday.
They are used for celebration and tribute, but now Maryland has banned the use of aerial luminaries known as sky lanterns.
Fire investigators are going to work in downtown Hagerstown after a blaze destroyed the top two floors of a vacant, five-story building.
The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says fire-related deaths in the state fell by 22 percent last year.
Investigators are trying to identify a body found in the smoldering ruins of a mobile home near Sharpsburg.
The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says the restoration of electricity to a Washington County home did more harm than good.
Leave the fireworks to the professionals. That’s the message from the Maryland fire marshal as we get ready to celebrate our country’s birthday.