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Fire Officials in Prince George's County Hosting Fun DayOfficials in Prince George's County are hosting a family fun day at a former fire station where residents can get rid of unwanted electronics and documents.
D.C. Mayor Bowser Orders Fire to Stop Encrypting RadiosD.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has ordered the District's fire department to stop encrypting firefighter radios following last month's fatal Metro smoke incident.
3 Hurt at Six Flags America as Park Lets OutA fire department spokesman says three people were injured at Six Flags America during the first night of its Halloween event, Fright Fest.
Md. Fire Department Cuts Response Times Through New Dispatch SystemThe Anne Arundel County Fire Department says it has cut its response times in half and is crediting a new way of dispatching calls.
Audit Finds Poor Management of D.C. Fire Vehicles An outside consultant has issued a scathing audit of the District of Columbia fire department's management of its fleet of vehicles.
D.C. Hires 9 New Paramedics to Address Shortage The District of Columbia fire department is hiring nine new paramedics as it continues to address a shortage that has led to slow responses to some medical emergencies.
D.C. Fire Department May Be Encrypting RadiosThe District of Columbia fire department is considering encrypting its radios in the wake of the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.