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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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3-Alarm Fire Damages Several Homes In Annapolis

At least two Annapolis homes suffered heavy fire damage Wednesday afternoon.

04/10/2013

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Crews Fight Mulch Fire In Anne Arundel County

Crews are fighting a mulch fire in Anne Arundel County.

04/10/2013

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Many Anne Arundel Firefighters Live Elsewhere

Sixty-five percent of the firefighters in Anne Arundel County don’t live in Anne Arundel, and 17 percent live out of state.

03/31/2013

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Report Raises Questions About D.C. Fire Readiness

A new report from the District of Columbia’s inspector general raises further questions about whether the fire department has enough trucks to respond to major emergencies, and the D.C. councilmember who oversees the agency said he was losing confidence in its leadership.

03/22/2013

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5 Acres Scorched In Baltimore Co. Brush Fire

A fast moving brush fire causes quite a stir in Baltimore County.

03/15/2013

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Trader Joe’s In Annapolis Evacuated After 3 People Get Sick

The Trader Joe’s in Annapolis has been evacuated.

03/05/2013

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Baltimore City Firefighter Accused Of Running Prostitution Ring

Two men–one of them a city firefighter–are facing federal charges. Prosecutors say they were caught running a prostitution ring.

02/17/2013

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5 Firefighters Injured In 4-Alarm Pennsylvania Ave. Fire

Fast-moving flames ripped through a lumber yard in West Baltimore, sending several firefighters to Shock Trauma.

02/05/2013

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Large Number Of D.C. Firefighters Call Out Sick

A large number of District of Columbia firefighters called out sick on New Year’s Eve, leaving the city short-staffed on a busy night.

01/04/2013

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Handmade Fire Truck Returns To Baltimore After Nearly 80 Years

A bit of Baltimore history is back in town.

01/02/2013

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Johns Hopkins Hospital Campus Dorm Fire Contained

A fire at a dorm building on the Johns Hopkins Hospital campus was contained before causing any injuries.

01/02/2013

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