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Man killed by fire he set in Md. ID'd

Prince George's County police have identified the man killed after he set his own home on fire during a standoff with officers as 39-year-old Edward Carl Martin. A woman who said she was trying to end her relationship with Martin...

By Matt Zapotosky  | March 8, 2011; 1:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety, Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Updates  
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Man sets house on fire, dies in Md.

A man died after allegedly setting his house on fire during a domestic incident, Prince George's County police said. Police got a call at about 5 p.m. Sunday from a woman who said she was trying to end her relationship...

By Allison Klein  | March 7, 2011; 5:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Fires & Fire Safety, Pr. George's  
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Three hospitalized in Capitol Hill fire

Three people remain hospitalized after a fire late Thursday in an apartment building in Capitol Hill that displaced more than 40 residents. A 79-year-old woman is in critical condition and a 25-year-old woman and a 64-year-old woman are in...

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  | March 4, 2011; 12:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety, The District, Theola Labbé-DeBose  
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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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D.C. fire chief confirmation vote

D.C. Council members will vote Tuesday on the confirmation of Kenneth Ellerbe as chief of the D.C. Fire/EMS department. Vote is at 3 p.m. before the Public Safety and Judiciary Committee. Ellerbee, former deputy chief in D.C., was fire chief...

By Allison Klein  | February 22, 2011; 10:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Fire at Alexandria apartment building

A four-alarm fire Tuesday damaged 10 units in an Alexandria apartment complex, city fire officials said. Fire burned through most of a three-story garden style building in the 6000 block of Edsal Road about 1:45 p.m., said Battalion Chief Dwayne...

By Clarence Williams  | February 16, 2011; 2:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Firefighter recognized for saving Md. girl, Elizabeth Flock , February 15, 2011
Lobbyist drunk at time of death: Autopsy, Paul Duggan , February 11, 2011
Woman dies in D.C. fire, Debbi Wilgoren and Paul Duggan , February 11, 2011
Fire erupts above food court, Dan Morse , February 7, 2011
Elderly woman burned in MoCo fire, Allison Klein , February 3, 2011
Md. couple sickened by CO, Matt Zapotosky , January 27, 2011
Deadly 1961 Md. fire remembered, The Associated Press , January 27, 2011
Possible arson probed in Mount Rainier, Matt Zapotosky , January 26, 2011
D.C. firefighter's death investigated, Theola Labbé-DeBose , January 26, 2011
Second sister dies from fire injuries, Matt Zapotosky , January 25, 2011
Man killed in Oxon Hill house fire, Matt Zapotosky , January 24, 2011
Funeral for Md. firefighter Falkenhan , The Associated Press , January 24, 2011
Fairfax City bar arsonist gets five years, Tom Jackman , January 21, 2011
911 tapes released in fatal fire, Matt Zapotosky , January 21, 2011
Md. firefighter dies in blaze, The Associated Press , January 20, 2011
FD focuses on smoke alarms, Matt Zapotosky , January 7, 2011
Fatal fire in Temple Hills, Washington Post editors , January 1, 2011
Blow drier causes deadly Va. fire, The Associated Press , December 30, 2010
Fire, explosion displaces Capitol Hill family, Allison Klein , December 27, 2010
Woman dies in NW apartment fire , Allison Klein , December 27, 2010
Deadly arson in Baltimore: Police, The Baltimore Sun , December 20, 2010
D.C. FD employee faces theft charges, Theola Labbe'-DeBose , December 16, 2010
Fire at home of ex-Redskin Mitchell, Paul Duggan , December 16, 2010
Longtime area firefighter buried in Va. , Caitlin Gibson , December 14, 2010
6 dead in Baltimore house fire, The Associated Press , December 14, 2010
Manassas fire chief to resign, Jennifer Buske , December 13, 2010
Man indicted on murder charges in fire, Clarence Williams , December 9, 2010
Boy, 15, joins Md. fire cadet program, The Frederick (Md.) News-Post , November 25, 2010
Apartment fire snuffed out at Leisure World, Dan Morse , November 24, 2010
Deadly fire in Northwest D.C. rowhouse, Paul Duggan , November 22, 2010
Woman set on fire in Md. dies, David P. Marino-Nachison , November 19, 2010
Va. home under construction burns down, Ruben Castaneda , November 8, 2010
Arson charges for Frederick teen, Frederick (Md.) News-Post , November 5, 2010
Fatal D.C. blaze investigated, Dan Morse , November 2, 2010
Plea in Anne Arundel arson case, Washington Post Editors , November 2, 2010
Speed camera torched in Gaithersburg, Mary Pat Flaherty , November 1, 2010
Va. seminary fire ruled accidental, Washington Post Editors , October 28, 2010
Fairfax City bar owner convicted of arson, Tom Jackman , October 27, 2010
2nd guilty plea in Md. firefighter arson, Ruben Castaneda , October 26, 2010
Dog alerts owner to Md. house fire, Washington Post Editors , October 26, 2010
Authorities seek cause of chapel fire, Maria Glod , October 25, 2010
Va. fire kills two children, Washington Post Editors , October 21, 2010
Man found dead in Va. home after fire, Washington Post Editors , October 13, 2010
Naked firefighter disciplined, Mary Pat Flaherty , October 12, 2010
Man charged with $200K Md. bar fire, Washington Post Editors , October 6, 2010
Deadly fire was sparked by candles, Washington Post Editors , October 6, 2010
1 dead in Laurel house fire, Washington Post Editors , October 4, 2010
Help sought solving D.C. car fires, Washington Post Editors , September 28, 2010
Lorton fire victims identified, Tom Jackman , September 23, 2010
3 dead, 4 hurt in morning Lorton fire, Washington Post Editors , September 22, 2010
Murder charges after Md. death, fire, Washington Post Editors , September 8, 2010
Man dies in D.C. apartment fire, Washington Post Editors , September 8, 2010
Fire at Phillips, art being moved, Mary Pat Flaherty , September 2, 2010
Arson charges for 2 Md. inmates, Washington Post Editors , September 2, 2010
Bartenders' fire charges dismissed, Tom Jackman , August 25, 2010
Cars, scooters torched in NW D.C., Debbi Wilgoren , August 25, 2010
Firefighters hurt as ladder hits wire, Tom Jackman , August 11, 2010
Child dies in Baltimore house fire, Washington Post Editors , August 9, 2010
Funerals for Va. firefighters Friday, Washington Post Editors , July 29, 2010
2 hurt in Md. fire truck crash, Washington Post Editors , July 13, 2010
Power worker severely burned in Va., Tom Jackman , July 6, 2010
Cop kicked during burglary bust: Police, Washington Post Editors , July 6, 2010
Firefighter guilty of arson, Washington Post editors , June 22, 2010
Man survives Md. explosion, Washington Post Editors , June 21, 2010
Arson at Md. park cabin: Police, Washington Post Editors , June 21, 2010
Fairfax man sought after W. Va. fire kills woman, 3-year-old, Washington Post Editors , June 7, 2010
Fire officials issue photographic BBQ safety 'warning', Washington Post Editors , May 25, 2010
Man charged with arson after $100K D.C. house blaze, Washington Post Editors , May 7, 2010
Woman found dead in Fairfax garage fire, Tom Jackman , May 3, 2010
More than 65 honored at Pr. George's valor awards, Matt Zapotosky , April 27, 2010
Video: Dog leads Alaska police to fire, Washington Post Editors , April 23, 2010
2 burned in Georgetown U. campus fire, Washington Post Editors , April 15, 2010
Beltsville blaze at firearms warehouse causes $1M in damages, Washington Post Editors , April 9, 2010
Jailtime for former Md. volunteer firefighter for arson role, Washington Post Editors , April 9, 2010
Frederick Co. barn fire kills 114 cows, Washington Post Editors , April 5, 2010
D.C. firefighter on leave after abuse charges, Theola Labbé-DeBose , March 25, 2010
Rockville volunteer firefighters reinstated, Washington Post Editors , March 15, 2010
Man, child injured in Hyattsville apartment fire, Maria Glod , February 26, 2010
Fairfax County man dies in house fire, Tom Jackman , February 20, 2010
Man dies in East Capitol St. house fire, Washington Post Editors , February 17, 2010
Man dies in Annapolis house fire, Washington Post Editors , February 12, 2010
Md. fire station burns after snow collapses roof, Washington Post Editors , February 11, 2010
Fairfax County fire victim identified, Theola Labbé-DeBose , February 1, 2010
House fire kills one in Anne Arundel, Washington Post Editors , January 25, 2010
Smoke causes brief evacuations at Union Station, Clarence Williams , January 20, 2010
Md. fire station catches on fire, Dan Morse , January 13, 2010
Firefighters save five (and a dog) from Frederick blaze, Washington Post Editors , January 7, 2010
Fairfax apartment fire displaces 16 , Maria Glod , December 23, 2009
Pr. George's firefighters recognized for service, Washington Post Editors , December 10, 2009
Md. man wanted in burning attack caught in Arkansas, Washington Post Editors , December 9, 2009
Eight firefighters injured in Pr. George's house fire, Washington Post Editors , December 7, 2009
D.C. Fire/EMS Medical Director Resigns, Theola Labbé-DeBose , December 2, 2009
Parked car caused $350,000 house fire, Washington Post Editors , December 1, 2009
Nearly 70 cats dead in Fairfax County fire, Washington Post Editors , November 30, 2009
Backdraft at house fire causes explosion, but no injuries, Washington Post Editors , November 30, 2009
Fire in the fryer, Matt Zapotosky , November 27, 2009
Checking D.C.'s fire hydrants, Washington Post Editors , November 25, 2009
 
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