An audit finds that the District of Columbia’s fire department hasn’t carried out more than a dozen reforms recommended after the 2006 death of a mugging victim dismissed as drunk by emergency crews.
Two people are dead following a two-alarm fire at a three-story townhouse in the 1600 block of Riggs Place NW in D.C.
Last January, 77-year-old Cecil Mills collapsed and died of a heart attack — allegedly as firefighters in a firehouse across the street looked on.
Three adults found dead inside a Woodley Park home that was “intentionally set” on fire last week were bound and died of blunt force trauma to the head, WNEW’s John Domen reports.
Police are looking for a person of interest related to the killing of a married couple, their 10-year-old son and a housekeeper in Northwest D.C. last week.
A District of Columbia firefighter has died of injuries sustained while fighting a fire in a high-rise apartment building.
An 81-year-old woman is dead after an early-morning fire on Monday in Northwest, D.C.
District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is increasing the number of ambulances on city streets during times of peak demand to deal with ever-increasing 911 call volumes.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has ordered the District’s fire department to stop encrypting firefighter radios following last month’s fatal Metro smoke incident.
Seven of 17 ladder trucks with the D.C. fire department have failed inspection and have been taken out of service.