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Audit: D.C. Fire Hasn’t Made Many Recommended Reforms

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.


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2 Killed in 2-Alarm Fire in NW D.C. Identified

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.


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Family of Man Who Died of Heart Attack in Front of Firehouse Sues 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.


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Source: 3 Adults Killed in Woodley Park Fire Were Bound; Died of Head Injuries

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.


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Police Seek Person of Interest in NW Fire

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.


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D.C. Firefighter Dies in Line of Duty

A District of Columbia firefighter has died of injuries sustained while fighting a fire in a high-rise apartment building.


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81-Year-Old D.C. Woman Killed in House Fire

An 81-year-old woman is dead after an early-morning fire on Monday in Northwest, D.C.


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D.C. Increasing Ambulance Deployment During Peak Demand

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.


Smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the rush hour on Jan. 12, 2015. The station was temporarily closed after the station with smoke. One person died as several were injured as a result of the incident. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Mayor Bowser Orders Fire to Stop Encrypting Radios

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.


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7 D.C. Ladder Trucks Fail Inspection, Out of Service

Seven of 17 ladder trucks with the D.C. fire department have failed inspection and have been taken out of service.