Firefighters

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2 Baltimore Co. Firefighters Suspended Amid Sexual Misconduct Investigation

Two Baltimore County firefighters have been suspended without pay amid an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct.

7 hours ago

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. Fire Chief: All Firefighters to Get Metro Training

Washington’s fire chief says all the city’s firefighters will be trained on how to respond to emergencies on the subway system.

02/25/2015

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Fire Crew Helps D.C. Couple Marry After Winter Weather Strikes

A group of northern Virginia firefighters are used to being called heroes. Now they’re being called romantics.

02/24/2015

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)

Union Leaders: D.C. Firefighters Still Having Radio Problems

Union leaders say emergency responders are still having communication problems in Washington subway tunnels in the wake of a fatal accident on the system last month.

02/05/2015

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Montgomery County Firefighters Discover Metro Radio Trouble

Montgomery County fire officials say they’ve discovered trouble using their radios in some portions of the Metro system, an issue that follows similar problems for District of Columbia firefighters, but Metro officials say the problem has since been fixed.

02/02/2015

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Prince George’s Fire Station Takes in Lost Dog

Firefighters in Prince George’s County are taking care of someone’s four-legged friend they say was found walking alone near their fire station the night before Thanksgiving.

11/27/2014

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Woman Injured, 6 Cats Dead After McLean Fire

Firefighters were able to revive one dog and one cat.

12/27/2013

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Union Leader: Navy Firefighters Had Faulty Radios

A union leader for a civilian Navy fire department that responded to the Washington Navy Yard shooting says faulty radios hindered emergency communications among some of the responders.

09/20/2013

Ten people were injured and more than 100 displaced when a fire ripped through a Silver Spring apartment building Tuesday afternoon. (Credit: Prince George's County Fire)

10 Injured, More Than 100 Displaced in Silver Spring Apartment Fire

Ten people were injured and more than 100 are displaced after a fire ripped through an apartment building in Silver Spring on Tuesday afternoon.

08/27/2013

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Comparing Paramedic Staffing in D.C. to Other Cities

A breakdown of emergency medical call volumes and paramedic staffing in the District and similar departments.

08/15/2013

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