A new law requiring a smoke detector on each level of a home is now in effect in Maryland.
An Elkton area woman is currently in serious but stable condition at Johns Hopkins Bayview Burn Center with burns to 40 percent of her body after a fire broke out inside her home Thursday afternoon.
Deputy State Fire Marshals are investigating the cause of a bedroom fire that sent a mother and her two children to Johns Hopkins Hospitals in Baltimore with serious burn injuries.
Fire officials say a blaze that killed a 3-year-old in Rising Sun was caused by a portable space heater that fell from a dresser.
Crews are still finding active hot spots at the site of a massive auto shop fire.
A potentially life-saving effort is underway in Baltimore. The city is making it easier for residents to get working smoke alarms in their homes.