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4 to hospital after D.C. battery explosion

UPDATE 9:15 am: Four people have been taken to area hospitals for evaluation. The building is a former Washington Times warehouse now being used by D.C.'s Department of Public Works. ORIGINAL POST: A truck battery exploded in a warehouse on...

By Allison Klein  | March 8, 2011; 9:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Emergencies & Rescues, The District  
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Woman rescued from D.C. fire

D.C. firefighters rescued a woman Wednesday from an apartment fire in Northwest Washington, officials said.

By Clarence Williams  | February 23, 2011; 4:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Clarence Williams, Emergencies & Rescues, Fires & Fire Safety, The District  
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Hunters rescued after stuck on island

Maryland Natural Resources Police say they broke through ice and faced rough seas to rescue two duck hunters that became stuck on an island in the Chesapeake Bay during severe weather. Natural Resources Police say the two hunters became stranded...

By The Associated Press  | December 28, 2010; 7:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Emergencies & Rescues, Maryland  
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White powder in Pr. William courthouse

UPDATE: The part of the courthouse that had been closed has been reopened, officials said, and the powder was deemed harmless. Nobody was harmed during the incident. ORIGINAL POST: A portion of the Prince William County Courthouse has been blocked...

By Jennifer Buske  | November 23, 2010; 2:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Emergencies & Rescues, Pr. William  
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Possible pipe bomb cleared in Lanham

Bomb technicians have rendered a possible pipe bomb inside a vacant Lanham-area apartment useless and are clearing the scene, authorities said Monday afternoon. Technicians sent in a robot to view the device -- which was inside apartment 203 in a...

By Matt Zapotosky  | November 8, 2010; 1:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Emergencies & Rescues, Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's  
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Body recovered in Occoquan Reservoir

A woman's body was found near the shoreline of the Occoquan Reservoir in Fairfax County, where authorities had been searching for a woman who went missing Oct. 16 while rowing. The missing woman, Julia Shew, 64, of Lorton, left the...

By Maria Glod  | October 22, 2010; 12:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Emergencies & Rescues, Fairfax, Maria Glod, Updates  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Search continues for missing boater, Maria Glod , October 19, 2010
Montgomery to honor citizen rescuers, Dan Morse , October 5, 2010
Man drowns carrying TV from pier, Josh White , September 20, 2010
FAA: Not liable in Medevac crash, Washington Post Editors , July 7, 2010
Md. rescuers fear boater is dead, Dan Morse , June 30, 2010
Police ID man who drowned in Va. , Washington Post Editors , June 21, 2010
Potomac River search for woman, girl resumes Tuesday, Washington Post Editors , June 1, 2010
Md. man's body found in Potomac near Harpers Ferry, Washington Post Editors , May 18, 2010
Montgomery man presumed drowned near Harpers Ferry, Washington Post Editors , May 17, 2010
Video: Rescue from raging water near Ga. dam, Washington Post Editors , May 5, 2010
More than 65 honored at Pr. George's valor awards, Matt Zapotosky , April 27, 2010
Boy, 15, dies trying to swim across Patuxent River, Washington Post Editors , April 21, 2010
Natural death ruling for 2-year-old D.C. girl, Washington Post Editors , April 5, 2010
'Cold trail' rescue highlights dog's nose for policing, Mary Pat Flaherty , March 26, 2010
Man survives small-plane crash in Anne Arundel, Washington Post Editors , March 26, 2010
Kayaker rescued from Potomac after paddle breaks, Washington Post Editors , March 17, 2010
 
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