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A massive mulch pile fire. (credit: Prince George's County Fire Department)

Mulch Fire Burns in Upper Marlboro

Firefighters are battling a large mulch pile on the 2000 block of Ritchie-Marlboro Road in Upper Marlboro.


Traffic was slowed on I-270 for sporadic brush fires along the roadway. (Credit: George Mesthos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Traffic Easing After Brush Fires Along I-270

Brush fires caused delays on the Beltway and on I-270 during Tuesday’s afternoon rush hour.


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Outdoor Burning Ban In Effect In Virginia

The Virginia Department of Forestry says a statewide outdoor burning ban is in effect until the end of April.