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Firefighters Scale Baltimore Hotel’s Stairs To Fulfill Promise

It was a climb to remember. Dozens of firefighters from around the nation scaled the stairs at one Baltimore hotel.

07/27/2013

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Double Fatal Fire In Mount Vernon Investigated As Homicide

Baltimore City police say two men are dead after being found in the basement of an apartment building that caught fire early Monday morning.

07/22/2013

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D.C. Fire Department Sued Over Man’s Death

Relatives of a man who died while waiting for an ambulance in the District of Columbia on a day when dozens of firefighters called in sick have filed a $12 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city’s Fire and EMS Department.

07/03/2013

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Fallen Firefighters’ Group Aiding Ariz. Families

The executive director of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is traveling to Arizona to support the families of the 19 firefighters who were killed while battling a wildfire.

07/03/2013

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Maryland Firefighters Trained To Deal With Wildfires

The military is sending in four specially-equipped planes to help fight the fire in Arizona. While firefighters in Maryland don’t have to deal with wildfires on that scale, they still have to train at the same level as hotshot crews.

07/02/2013

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Salvation Army Store Fire Causes $500K In Damage

A four-alarm fire has heavily damaged the Salvation Army store in Cambridge.

06/24/2013

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County Executive Wants To Add 100 Firefighters

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman says she will propose legislation to hire 100 firefighters — a move that will cost $3 million.

06/05/2013

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Man Found Face Down In Cockeysville Pond

A man is rescued from the water in Baltimore County. Firefighters responded to a call in the 10,000 block of Topsfield Drive in Cockeysville.

05/31/2013

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2 Firefighters Suffer Minor Burns In Prince George’s Co. House Fire

Two Prince George’s County firefighters received minor burns when they battled a house fire in Capitol Heights.

05/03/2013

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Volunteer Firefighters Rescue Young Fox Stuck In The Sewer

Firefighters get all kinds of rescue calls, but this one was a first for the Joppa-Magnolia volunteers.

05/01/2013

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Woman Tracks Down, Thanks Firefighters 3 Years After Near Fatal Accident

It’s never too late to say thank you. That’s what an Anne Arundel County woman is saying to fire and rescue crews at Fire Station 29 in Jessup.

04/17/2013

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Howard County’s Special Operations Team Simulates Rope Rescue On Interstate 70

Some people who do not have a fear of heights allowed WJZ a close look at some high angle rescue training Wednesday.

04/10/2013

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