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1 Dead In Downtown Hagerstown Fire

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.

04/04/2014

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Md. Fire Marshal Offers Halloween Safety Tips

The state fire marshal is urging residents to use battery operated candles instead of lighted candles when decorating for Halloween.

10/21/2013

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Fire Marshal Orders Apartments Over Nightclub Vacated

The Office of the State Fire Marshal has ordered apartments over a Frostburg nightclub vacated because of fire code violations.

09/27/2013

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Hardware Store Fire Caused By Electrical Problem

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.

07/03/2013

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Carroll County Man Finds Pipe Bomb In His Mailbox

Police are trying to track down the person behind a dangerous pipe bomb found in a Carroll County mailbox.

05/16/2013

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4 Charged In String Of Western Md. Arsons

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.

04/09/2013

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Beautiful But Dangerous: Md. Bans Use Of Sky Lanterns

They are used for celebration and tribute, but now Maryland has banned the use of aerial luminaries known as sky lanterns.

02/24/2013

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Fire Damages Downtown Hagerstown Building

Fire investigators are going to work in downtown Hagerstown after a blaze destroyed the top two floors of a vacant, five-story building.

02/08/2013

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Md. Fire Deaths Down 22 Percent In 2012

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says fire-related deaths in the state fell by 22 percent last year.

01/10/2013

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Body Found In Burned Mobile Home Near Sharpsburg

Investigators are trying to identify a body found in the smoldering ruins of a mobile home near Sharpsburg.

11/05/2012

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Power Return Ignites Fire From Hot Iron In Md.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says the restoration of electricity to a Washington County home did more harm than good.

07/03/2012

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State Fire Marshal Warns About Hazards Of Illegal Fireworks

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.

06/30/2011

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