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Officials Release Photos Of Suspects In Riot Fires

With emotions running high after Freddie Gray’s death, some people expressed their frustration by rioting, looting and even setting fires.


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Fire Marshal: 13 Fire Deaths In Maryland So Far This Year

The number of fire deaths has increased by 30 percent in the first 42 days of 2015 compared to the same time frame last year.


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Trucks, Hauling Vehicle Destroyed At Volvo Plant

Fire officials say three trucks and a garbage-hauling vehicle were destroyed at the Volvo Powertrain facility near Hagerstown.


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Authorities Seek Information In 14 Fires

State fire officials are seeking information about 14 suspicious fires that have caused more than $60,000 damage in Washington County.


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Edgewood Man Arrested, Charged For Intentionally Setting Fire To His House

An Edgewood man has been arrested and charged with intentionally setting his house on fire.


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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.


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Fire Officials: Don’t Risk Fireworks-Related Injuries, Go To A Public Display

It’s that time of year! As we get closer to the Fourth of July, fireworks are center stage.


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Md. Man, 94, Dies After Trash-Burning Accident

A 94-year-old Federalsburg man has died while trying to control a trash fire outside his home.


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Body Found In Debris A Week After Fire Identified

Authorities have identified the body found in the rubble of a house more than a week after a fire.