Prince George’s County fire officials say working smoke detectors helped two people escape a two-alarm fire that gutted a town house in Kettering.
Firefighters and paramedics in Baltimore are going door to door to talk about smoke alarms and install them where needed.
A tragic house fire killed five family members. Now, fire officials are trying to prevent this from happening again.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issued a statement regarding the fatal fire in Northeast Baltimore.
Fires kill people across the country each year including citizens in Baltimore. On Saturday, the city fire department hit the streets to make homes safer.
Fire officials say fire deaths in Maryland for the first six months of 2012 are down from the same period last year.
A man and two dogs are dead after their home went up in flames. It happened at a home on the 6500-block of Eastbourne Avenue around 11 p.m. Saturday.