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  1. <rss xmlns:a10="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom" version="2.0"><channel><title>Daily Dispatch: Maryland News</title><link>https://dailydispatch.com/</link><description>Daily Dispatch News - Daily News for America's Fire Service</description><image><url>https://www.dailydispatch.com/content/images/RSS_Logo.png</url><title>Daily Dispatch: Maryland News</title><link>https://dailydispatch.com/</link></image><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/March/01/Firefighters.battle.2alarm.fire.in.Mount.Washington.aspx</link><title>Firefighters battle 2-alarm fire in Mount Washington</title><description>Firefighters battled a two-alarm apartment fire Wednesday afternoon in Mount Washington.
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  3. Fire crews were called around 1:50 p.m. to the Bonnie Ridge Apartments in the 6700 block of Bonnie Ridge Drive off Smith Avenue.
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  6. Officials said firefighters were met by heavy smoke and flames coming from a three-story garden-style apartment building.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 3/1/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBAL-TV NBC 11 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Fri, 01 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/March/01/Update.13yearold.girl.becomes.third.death.from.Baltimore.house.fire.that.displaced.19.aspx</link><title>Update: 13-year-old girl becomes third death from Baltimore house fire that displaced 19</title><description>Three people -- including two children - have died from Tuesday's house fire in Southeast Baltimore, according to officials.
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  8. An 8-year-old boy died hours after his rescue. A 22-year-old man was pronounced dead Wednesday after being hospitalized.
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  10. Officials said a 13-year-old girl, who had also been hospitalized, died Thursday afternoon.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 3/1/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJZ-TV CBS 13 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Fri, 01 Mar 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/28/White.Marsh.volunteer.firefighters.get.stranded.motorists.back.on.the.road.aspx</link><title>White Marsh volunteer firefighters get stranded motorists back on the road</title><description>Over the last two days, White Marsh volunteer firefighters got a stranded college student and family of six back on the road.
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  12. Unfortunately both interactions began with a vehicle fire on I-95.
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  14. The first happened Monday on the southbound ramp to I-695.
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  16. That's where Evan, a young college student's, car broke down and caught fire.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/28/2024 3:32:00 PM - SOURCE: WMAR-TV ABC 2 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Wed, 28 Feb 2024 15:32:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/29/Update.Man.dies.after.Baltimore.house.fire.that.killed.child.displaced.19.aspx</link><title>Update: Man dies after Baltimore house fire that killed child, displaced 19</title><description>A man has died following a Tuesday house fire that also killed a child in Southeast Baltimore, the Baltimore City Fire Department said Wednesday.  
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  18. The 22-year-old man was pulled from the home along with an 8-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl. The boy died hours after his rescue, while the girl remains hospitalized.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/29/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBFF-TV FOX 45 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Thu, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/28/Region.Charging.escooter.blows.up.starts.apartment.fire.in.DC.tenant.says.person.critically.hurt.aspx</link><title>Region: Charging e-scooter blows up, starts apartment fire in DC, tenant says; person critically hurt</title><description>VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Seventy-five firefighters with 16 firetrucks responded to an apartment fire Tuesday after an electrical scooter blew up while it was charging, leaving one person with critical injuries.
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  20. DC Fire and EMS said In a post on the platform X around 11:50 a.m. that crews were in the 1300 block of Peabody St.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/28/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WDVM-TV 25 Hagerstown</description><pubDate>Wed, 28 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/28/Few.Black.women.fight.fires.in.Baltimore.these.firefighters.are.cultivating.a.sisterhood.aspx</link><title>Few Black women fight fires in Baltimore; these firefighters are cultivating a sisterhood</title><description>VIDEO: According to the National Fire Protection Association, African-Americans comprise about 8 percent of career firefighters nationwide.
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  22. Women of color make up an even smaller percentage in the fire service.
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  24. The latest data shows Black female firefighters make up about 7 percent of uniformed personnel in the Baltimore City Fire Department.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/28/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJZ-TV CBS 13 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Wed, 28 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/27/Officials.Child.dead.2.hospitalized.in.east.Baltimore.fire.aspx</link><title>Officials: Child dead, 2 hospitalized in east Baltimore fire</title><description>VIDEO: Officials have announced that a 8-year-old child was declared dead at the hospital after Tuesday morning's fire. The two other victims a 13-year old child and a 22-year-old remain in critical condition.
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  26. According to fire officials, around 2 a.m. firefighters arrived at a rowhome fire in the 3400 block of East Lombard Street to find fire coming from both floors of the home.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/27/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBAL-TV NBC 11 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/27/Firefighter.hospitalized.after.Havre.De.Grace.fire.aspx</link><title>Firefighter hospitalized after Havre De Grace fire</title><description>PHOTOS: A firefighter was injured while responding to a house fire Tuesday morning in Havre De Grace, the Harford County Fire Department said.
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  28. Volunteer firefighters from The Susquehanna Hose Company and other units responded to the fire on the 300 block of Hill Court, officials said around 5:30 a.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/27/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WCBS-TV CBS 2 New York City</description><pubDate>Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/26/Baltimore.City.Fire.Department.welcomes.new.recruits.amid.staffing.shortages.aspx</link><title>Baltimore City Fire Department welcomes new recruits amid staffing shortages</title><description>On Friday, the Baltimore City Fire Department held its first recruit graduation ceremony of the year.
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  30. The department added nearly forty EMT/Firefighter and EMT/Paramedics to the ranks of the department.
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  32. As many as two-hundred fifty family members, friends, colleagues and well wishers attended the graduation ceremony to offer expressions of encouragement and support the members who were graduating at the Baltimore City Fire Academy.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/26/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBFF-TV FOX 45 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Mon, 26 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/23/Salisbury.Foundation.carries.on.the.legacy.of.Captain.Bryan.Lewis.offers.scholarships.to.aspiring.paramedics.aspx</link><title>Salisbury: Foundation carries on the legacy of Captain Bryan Lewis, offers scholarships to aspiring paramedics</title><description>The Salisbury Paramedic Foundation is carrying on the legacy of fallen firefighter, Captain Bryan Lewis.
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  34. The beloved first responder now has a scholarship in his name called the Captain Bryan Lewis Memorial Scholarship Fund.
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  36. Vice President of the Foundation, Debi Hammel, said the scholarship will help support aspiring paramedics and the foundation is hoping to attract more well-rounded, community driven firefighters, like Captain Lewis.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/23/2024 5:43:59 PM - SOURCE: WMDT-TV ABC/CW+ 47 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Fri, 23 Feb 2024 17:43:59 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/23/Blaze.Engulfs.Home.in.Caroline.County.aspx</link><title>Blaze Engulfs Home in Caroline County</title><description>VIDEO: A raging fire engulfed a home in Denton, Caroline County, transforming it into a towering inferno described by witnesses as a "ball of flames." The blaze erupted around 10 a.m. Thursday morning at a residence located on North 6th Street and Lincoln Street, leaving the bare bones behind once extinguished.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/23/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBOC-TV CBS/FOX 16 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Fri, 23 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/23/Region.NW.DC.rowhouse.fire.caused.by.malfunctioning.solar.panel.officials.say.aspx</link><title>Region: NW DC rowhouse fire caused by malfunctioning solar panel, officials say</title><description>VIDEO/PHOTOS: A fire at a rowhouse in Northwest D.C. Thursday evening was caused by a malfunctioning solar panel, D.C. Fire officials said.
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  38. Crews responded to the 3000 block of Cambridge Place, Northwest around 6:24 p.m. to find fire showing from the roof of a two-story home.
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  40. Officials said the fire was quickly knocked down and crews climbed on the roof to expose any hidden fire.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/23/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7 Washington DC</description><pubDate>Fri, 23 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/22/Department.of.Natural.Resources.Number.of.Wildfires.Acreage.Burned.Across.the.State.Increased.in.2023.aspx</link><title>Department of Natural Resources: Number of Wildfires, Acreage Burned Across the State Increased in 2023</title><description>Acreage burned by wildfires in 2023 was more than double the 10-year average, with one significant fire responsible for the increase.
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  42. The number of wildfires and the acreage of land burned by wildfires in Maryland last year significantly outpaced the 10-year average, according to the Maryland Forest Service’s Annual Wildland Fire Report.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/22/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Maryland.gov</description><pubDate>Thu, 22 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/22/Accidental.Preston.Fire.Causes.350K.in.Damages.aspx</link><title>Accidental Preston Fire Causes $350K in Damages</title><description>The Office of the State Fire Marshal in Maryland has ruled a house fire on Monday was accidental.
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  44. The Fire Marshal’s Office says firefighters responded to the fire on Newton Road just after 2 p.m. on February 19th. There, it took about one hour for 55 firefighters to control the flames from the two-story home.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/22/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBOC-TV CBS/FOX 16 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Thu, 22 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/21/Family.displaced.after.Prince.Georges.County.house.catches.fire.aspx</link><title>Family displaced after Prince George's County house catches fire</title><description>A family has been displaced after their house caught on fire Tuesday afternoon.
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  46. At 4:33 p.m., Prince George's County Fire and EMS responded to a single-family home located at 24th Avenue and Bristol Place in Hillcrest Heights. When first responders arrived, the occupants of the house had already evacuated.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/21/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WUSA-TV CBS 9 Washington, D.C.</description><pubDate>Wed, 21 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/21/4.people.safe.after.fire.breaks.out.in.basement.of.Montgomery.County.home.aspx</link><title>4 people safe after fire breaks out in basement of Montgomery County home</title><description>Four people were unharmed Wednesday morning after a fire broke out in the basement of a South Kensington, Maryland home, according to a Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) spokesperson.
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  48. According to a statement made by MCFRS spokesperson Pete Piringer at around 5:50 a.m., roughly 55 firefighters responded to a two-story, single-family house on the 10200 block of Parkwood Drive near Knowles Avenue.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/21/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7 Washington, D.C.</description><pubDate>Wed, 21 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/20/Baltimore.City.Firefighters.battle.large.fire.on.citys.Eastside.aspx</link><title>Baltimore City Firefighters battle large fire on city’s Eastside</title><description>On Feb. 19, The Baltimore City Fire Department battled a fire located in the 3900 block of Pulaski Highway at the intersection of Haven Street.
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  50. According to the release, units arrived at the fire around 3:00 a.m. on Feb. 19. At the scene, firefighters witnessed heavy fire and smoke coming from multiple buildings by the location.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/20/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBAL-AM 1090 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Tue, 20 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/20/Region.Police.say.man.died.in.3story.fire.7.displaced.in.Northwest.DC.aspx</link><title>Region: Police say man died in 3-story fire, 7 displaced in Northwest DC</title><description>The D.C. Fire and EMS Department responded to a three-story fire in Northwest.
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  52. Officials arrived in the 700 block of Rock Creek Church Rd. on Saturday, February 17th, around 10 p.m. because of reports of a fire. According to officials, the fire from the 2nd floor extended to the 3rd floor of a 3-story middle row dwelling.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/20/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WTTG-TV FOX 5 Washington, D.C.</description><pubDate>Tue, 20 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/20/Wicomico.County.woman.killed.in.house.fire.aspx</link><title>Wicomico County woman killed in house fire</title><description>Maryland State Fire Marshals are urging Marylanders to check their smoke alarms and have an escape plan after investigating two fatal fires in within 12 hours of each other.
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  54. In Wicomico County, Hebron Volunteer Fire Department and nearby departments were called for a reported dwelling fire at 26357 Quantico Creek Road just after 9 a.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/20/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WMDT-TV ABC/CW+ 47 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Tue, 20 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/16/Widows.of.career.firefighters.push.for.change.with.new.state.bill.aspx</link><title>Widows of career firefighters push for change with new state bill</title><description>A new bill has been introduced to the Maryland General Assembly that would strengthen regulations on the use of a common household product after it was linked to the death of a Frederick County firefighter.
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  56. Frederick County Battalion Chief Josh Laird’s widow is pushing to get the newly proposed legislation passed.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/16/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WDVM-TV 25 Hagerstown</description><pubDate>Fri, 16 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/16/Region.Fire.reported.at.metro.station.in.DC.prompts.evacuation.aspx</link><title>Region: Fire reported at metro station in D.C.  prompts evacuation</title><description>VIDEO/PHOTOS: Train service is back to normal after D.C. Fire and Emergency crews responded to a fire that led to heavy smoke showing at Eastern Market Metro Station Thursday afternoon.
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  58. Multiple people were evacuated from the station after the D.C. Fire and EMS Department reported that an insulator under a railcar caught on fire.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/16/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7 Washington, D.C.</description><pubDate>Fri, 16 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/15/Prince.Georges.Fire.rescues.adult.child.from.townhouse.fire.aspx</link><title>Prince George's Fire rescues adult, child from townhouse fire</title><description>VIDEO: An adult and child were rescued from a townhouse fire in Largo Wednesday morning.
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  60. According to the Prince George's County Fire Department, crews were called to the 100 block of Swiss Gap Road just after 8 a.m.
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  62. When firefighters arrived, they found flames coming from the second floor of a townhouse.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/15/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WUSA-TV CBS 9 Washington DC</description><pubDate>Thu, 15 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/14/Veteran.Salisbury.Fire.Lieutenant.Bryan.Lewis.Passes.Away.aspx</link><title>Veteran Salisbury Fire Lieutenant Bryan Lewis Passes Away</title><description>The Salisbury Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of its own. The Department announced via its Facebook page the passing of Lieutenant Bryan Lewis. The Department says Lewis' service as a Firefighter/Paramedic, his time spent in Maintenance and Supply, and most recently his time a s Lieutenant on Truck 2 have significantly impacted the City of Salisbury and Wicomico County.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/14/2024 11:13:00 PM - SOURCE: WBOC-TV CBS 16 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Wed, 14 Feb 2024 23:13:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/14/Henderson.barn.blaze.draws.attention.of.bystanders.aspx</link><title>Henderson barn blaze draws attention of bystanders</title><description>A fire showing from within a barn on Will Smith Road was caused by an electrical malfunction according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal.
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  64. The fire was discovered by a passerby who noticed the fire coming from within the barn. According to the investigation, the fire originated from a faulty electrical receptacle or wiring within the barn, which did not have smoke alarms or fire sprinkler systems installed.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/14/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WRDE-LD NBC 31 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Wed, 14 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/13/New.bill.would.further.regulate.material.linked.to.Frederick.County.firefighters.death.aspx</link><title>New bill would further regulate material linked to Frederick County firefighter's death</title><description>The Maryland General Assembly is considering legislation that would impose more stringent regulations on the use of a common household product recently linked to the line-of-duty deaths of two career firefighters.
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  66. Corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST) is a thin, flexible piping material commonly used to carry fuel gases such as liquid petroleum and propane through residences and commercial buildings.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/13/2024 11:35:00 PM - SOURCE: Frederick News Post</description><pubDate>Tue, 13 Feb 2024 23:35:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/13/Charles.County.House.Destroyed.After.Fire.No.Injuries.Reported.State.Fire.Marshal.Investigating.aspx</link><title>Charles County House Destroyed After Fire, No Injuries Reported, State Fire Marshal Investigating</title><description>PHOTOS: On Monday, February 12, 2024, at approximately 9:04 a.m., firefighters responded to the the 8500 block of Dominion Place in Welcome, for the house on fire.
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  68. Multiple 911 callers reported the house was on fire with all occupants escaping without injury.
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  70. Over 40 firefighters from Charles and Prince George’s County responded with first arriving units reporting a 2-story residence fully engulfed in flames.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/13/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Southern Maryland News Net</description><pubDate>Tue, 13 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/13/Massive.Fire.at.Salisbury.Laundromat.aspx</link><title>Massive Fire at Salisbury Laundromat</title><description>PHOTO: A massive fire has broken out at a laundromat on Nanticoke Road in Salisbury.
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  72. It happened around 8:20 p.m. at the building. It took 30 Salisbury firefighters about a half an hour to get the fire under control.
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  74. The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office estimates around 600,000 dollars in damages.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/13/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBOC-TV CBS/FOX 16 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Tue, 13 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/12/Over.100.firefighters.respond.to.massive.building.fire.in.Frederick.aspx</link><title>Over 100 firefighters respond to massive building fire in Frederick</title><description>PHOTOS: Roughly 120 firefighters worked to contain a massive three-alarm fire in Frederick, Maryland, that caused heavy smoke and power disruptions Saturday afternoon, according to Frederick County officials.
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  76. Officials said the fire took place at a historic building on the 100 block of South Carroll Street in Frederick, with heavy smoke seen from multiple areas of the building.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/12/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7 Washington DC</description><pubDate>Mon, 12 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/11/Fire.in.Elkton.under.investigation.aspx</link><title>Fire in Elkton under investigation</title><description>VIDEO: A two-alarm fire broke out early Sunday morning in Elkton, displacing several residents, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office.
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  78. Officials said a second-alarm fire broke out just before 1 a.m. in a shed in the 100 block of Mallard Court. Officials said the fire quickly spread to the adjacent homes, causing extensive damage.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/11/2024 9:55:00 PM - SOURCE: WBAL-TV NBC 11 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Sun, 11 Feb 2024 21:55:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/10/New.LifeSaving.Tools.For.Talbot.County.Firefighters.Electric.Vehicle.Disablers.Deployed.aspx</link><title>New Life-Saving Tools For Talbot County Firefighters: Electric Vehicle Disablers Deployed</title><description>Volunteer fire companies across Talbot County are now equipped with life-saving technology known as emergency plugs, designed to deactivate electric vehicles in the event of an accident.
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  80. Philip Starkey, President of the Talbot County Fire and Rescue Association, explained the functionality of the emergency plugs, also referred to as electric vehicle disablers.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/10/2024 1:05:00 AM - SOURCE: WBOC-TV CBS 16 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Sat, 10 Feb 2024 01:05:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/09/Cumberland.fire.intentionally.set.aspx</link><title>Cumberland  fire intentionally set</title><description>Thursday morning fire at a vacant Williams Street residence was intentionally set, state fire investigators said.
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  82. One firefighter was taken to UPMC Western Maryland for treatment of heat exhaustion and dehydration after fighting the 10:30 a.m. blaze at 314 Williams.
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  84. The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office said there were two areas where fire was started.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/9/2024 1:46:00 AM - SOURCE: Cumberland Times-News</description><pubDate>Fri, 09 Feb 2024 01:46:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/09/Child.Credited.With.Saving.Herself.Dog.From.Aberdeen.Bedroom.Blaze.aspx</link><title>Child Credited With Saving Herself, Dog From Aberdeen Bedroom Blaze</title><description>First responders from the Aberdeen Fire Department and nearby agencies were called shortly before 3:15 p.m. on Feb. 8 to a home on Cornell Street, where there was a reported fire inside the child's room following an electrical failure.
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  86. According to the Maryland Fire Marshal, the girl discovered the fire in her bedroom and was able to call 911.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/9/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Harford Daily Voice</description><pubDate>Fri, 09 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/07/Baltimore.firefighters.dive.in.to.save.lives.aspx</link><title>Baltimore firefighters dive in to save lives</title><description>VIDEO: A rescue diver for eight years now, Gregory Nelson continues his training in the swimming pool at Digital Harbor High School.
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  88. Less than 24 hours earlier, Nelson and his fellow members of the Special Operations Command had faced the real thing—-responding to a report of a man floating in the water of the Inner Harbor near the pier 6 pavilion, and just two weeks earlier, they had saved a woman’s life in much the same way.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/7/2024 6:54:00 PM - SOURCE: WMAR-TV ABC 2 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Wed, 07 Feb 2024 18:54:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/08/Tractor.trailer.engulfed.in.flames.in.Montgomery.County.aspx</link><title>Tractor trailer engulfed in flames in Montgomery County</title><description>VIDEO: Some roads in Germantown were blocked because of a tractor trailer fire early Thursday morning.
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  90. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews responded to the vehicle fire call around 5:30 a.m., according to Pete Piringer, a spokesperson for the fire department. Crews arrived to find a Wegman's tractor trailer fully engulfed in flames in the area of Observation Drive and Ridge Road.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/8/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WUSA-TV CBS 9 Washington DC</description><pubDate>Thu, 08 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/07/Apartment.Fire.In.Carroll.County.Determined.To.Be.Accidental.aspx</link><title>Apartment Fire In Carroll County Determined To Be Accidental</title><description>PHOTOS: The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says the cause of a fire in Carroll County Monday night was accidental.
  91.  
  92. At 6:46 PM, fire fighters were dispatched to the Sykesville Apartments at 7405 Village Road for an apartment fire. They spent ten minutes bringing the flames under control. There were no injuries.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/7/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WFMD-AM 930 Frederick</description><pubDate>Wed, 07 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/07/Region.Several.injured.in.basement.fire.at.Northeast.DC.residence.aspx</link><title>Region: Several injured in basement fire at Northeast DC residence</title><description>PHOTOS: Three people were taken to the hospital as D.C. crews responded to a fire and gas leak in the basement of a two-story residence in the Northeast area Wednesday morning, according to the D.C. Fire and EMS Department.
  93.  
  94. Officials said the fire took place just after 8 a.m. at a small semi-detached duplex on the 5500 block of Chillum Place Northeast, which is located near the D.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/7/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7 Washington, D.C.</description><pubDate>Wed, 07 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/06/Multiple.Firefighters.Injured.at.2Alarm.St.Marys.County.House.Fire.aspx</link><title>Multiple Firefighters Injured at 2-Alarm St. Mary's County House Fire</title><description>PHOTOS: On Monday, February 5, 2024, at approximately 10:46 a.m., firefighters from Seventh District, Leonardtown, Mechanicsville, Hollywood, Bel Alton and Newburg responded to the 36000 block of Notley Woods Lane in Chaptico for the reported house on fire with multiple 911 callers.
  95. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 1-story residence on a basement with fire throughout the basement.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/6/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Southern Maryland News Net</description><pubDate>Tue, 06 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/05/Boston.Inn.motel.in.Westminster.catches.fire.for.third.time.in.three.years.aspx</link><title>Boston Inn motel in Westminster catches fire for third time in three years</title><description>A Westminster motel caught fire over the weekend, causing $100,000 in damage.
  96.  
  97. It's at least the third time in as many years that a fire has occurred at The Boston Inn.
  98.  
  99. This time originating from a stove inside a first floor room.
  100.  
  101. Although no one was injured, several tenants had to be relocated to other rooms.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/5/2024 1:17:00 PM - SOURCE: WMAR-TV ABC 2 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Mon, 05 Feb 2024 13:17:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/05/Fire.Museum.of.Maryland.unveils.permanent.exhibit.for.the.Great.Fire.of.Baltimore.aspx</link><title>Fire Museum of Maryland unveils permanent exhibit for the Great Fire of Baltimore</title><description>VIDEO: After 12 decades, we are still remembering the fire that burned down 24 blocks in the heart of Baltimore, leaving the city’s most valuable buildings in ruins.
  102.  
  103. The fire started Sunday morning on February 7th, 1904, and continued to burn until the next day. The fire caused about $75 million worth of damage and took around 1,500 firefighters to put out the flames.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/5/2024 12:36:00 AM - SOURCE: WMAR-TV ABC 2 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Mon, 05 Feb 2024 00:36:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/04/Fatal.tailer.fire.in.Stockton.aspx</link><title>Fatal tailer fire in Stockton</title><description>The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office investigated a fire in Stockton, Maryland which resulted in a fatality early Sunday morning.
  104.  
  105. According to te Fire Marshal’s Office around 6 am the Stockton and Girdletree Volunteer Fire Departments were called to a fire in the 800 block of Greenbackville Road.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/4/2024 5:11:00 PM - SOURCE: WMDT-TV ABC/CW+ 47 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Sun, 04 Feb 2024 17:11:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/02/Gas.leak.investigation.shuts.down.street.in.Bethesda.building.evacuated.aspx</link><title>Gas leak investigation shuts down street in Bethesda, building evacuated</title><description>VIDEO: Emergency crews are investigating a gas leak at a building on Wisconsin Avenue and Old Georgetown Road.
  106.  
  107. Montgomery County Fire &amp; EMS officials said a concentrated amount of gas was detected Thursday evening. The building was evacuated as a precaution around 7:00 p.m.
  108.  
  109.  
  110. Two lanes of northbound Wisconsin Avenue and westbound East West Highway remain closed.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/2/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WTTG-TV FOX 5 Washington, D.C.</description><pubDate>Fri, 02 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/02/Region.DC.firefighters.see.rise.in.violent.encounters.during.responses.to.mental.health.crises.aspx</link><title>Region: DC firefighters see rise in violent encounters during responses to mental health crises</title><description>The president of the Local 36 union for D.C. firefighters said since the pandemic they have been fielding more and more calls for people having mental health crises.
  111.  
  112. “[More and more] it’s more somebody who’s in a state of mental health crisis vs. there’s something physically wrong with them,” Dave Hoagland told 7News.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/2/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7 Washington, D.C.</description><pubDate>Fri, 02 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/01/VIDEO.Multiple.boats.catch.fire.at.Baltimore.marina.1.sinks.aspx</link><title>VIDEO: Multiple boats catch fire at Baltimore marina, 1 sinks</title><description>Smoke could be seen across Baltimore as multiple boats caught fire in a Canton marina Wednesday morning.
  113.  
  114. Two boats that were fully involved in fire were extinguished, but one of them sank due to the damage and water.
  115.  
  116. "Crews were met with a really unique situation. This is not something we do every day," Baltimore City Fire Chief James Wallace said.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/1/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBAL-TV NBC 11 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Thu, 01 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/February/01/One.person.displaced.by.house.fire.in.Prince.Georges.County.aspx</link><title>One person displaced by house fire in Prince George’s County</title><description>The Prince George’s County Fire and EMS Department said a house fire in Temple Hills displaced a person on Wednesday.
  117.  
  118. At around 6:45 a.m., firefighters said they responded to a fire in the 4100 block of 25th Ave.
  119.  
  120. On scene they found a fire on the second floor of a duplex-style house.
  121.  
  122.  
  123. According to a post from Fire and EMS on the X platform at 7:38 a.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/1/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WDVM-TV 25 Hagerstown</description><pubDate>Thu, 01 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/30/Worcester.County.Structure.Fire.Under.Investigation.aspx</link><title>Worcester County Structure Fire Under Investigation</title><description>PHOTO: The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a Tuesday morning fire off of Stephen Decatur Highway in West Ocean City.
  124.  
  125. According to the Ocean City Fire Department, firefighters were called to the 9000 block of Stephen Decatur Highway (Route 611) just after 5 a.m. today, January 30th on reports of a structure fire.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/30/2024 5:18:00 PM - SOURCE: WBOC-TV CBS 16 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Tue, 30 Jan 2024 17:18:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/31/3.displaced.after.house.fire.in.Capitol.Heights.no.injuries.reported.aspx</link><title>3 displaced after house fire in Capitol Heights, no injuries reported</title><description>VIDEO: No one is injured after a massive fire broke out in a Capitol Heights, Maryland home Tuesday, according to Prince George's County Fire and EMS Department.
  126.  
  127. In a video shared by the agency, the fire was seen coming out of the second floor of what officials said was a 2-story single-family home on the 600 block of Rollins Avenue.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/31/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7 Washington DC</description><pubDate>Wed, 31 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/30/Carroll.County.firefighter.arrested.charged.with.setting.fires.aspx</link><title>Carroll County firefighter arrested, charged with setting fires</title><description>Authorities arrested a volunteer Carroll County firefighter in connection with a string of fires over the last year in Eldersburg and Liberty Reservoir areas.
  128.  
  129. Allison Nicole Creutzer, 20, of Eldersburg, was charged with intentionally setting fire to grass, brush and woodland, three counts of second-degree malicious burning and one misdemeanor count of calling in a false report of a fire, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/30/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBAL-TV NBC 11 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Tue, 30 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/30/Volunteer.Fire.Department.in.Charles.County.Places.New.2023.FreightlinerPierce.Tanker.in.Service.aspx</link><title>Volunteer Fire Department in Charles County Places New 2023 Freightliner/Pierce Tanker in Service</title><description>On Saturday January 27, 2024, the Tenth District Volunteer Fire Department placed their new Tanker 8 in service!
  130.  
  131. The new tanker is a 2023 Freightliner/Pierce with a 3,000 gallon water tank and a 1,250 GPM pump. The unit is equipped with side and rear dumps, and can accept a direct tank fill at a maximum rate of 1,000 GPM.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/30/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Southern Maryland News Net</description><pubDate>Tue, 30 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/26/Two.Sent.to.Hospital.Following.Cambridge.Fire.aspx</link><title>Two Sent to Hospital Following Cambridge Fire</title><description>A Friday morning fire in Cambridge sent two to the hospital.
  132.  
  133. The Maryland State Fire Marshal says the flames started at a two-story home on Silver Goose Road around 10:30 a.m. Two people inside the home were taken to a nearby hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
  134.  
  135. Damage is estimate to be $150,000.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/26/2024 11:10:00 PM - SOURCE: WBOC-TV CBS 16 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Fri, 26 Jan 2024 23:10:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/29/Beltsville.firefighters.will.be.temporarily.relocated.due.to.fire.station.safety.hazards.aspx</link><title>Beltsville firefighters will be temporarily relocated due to fire station safety hazards</title><description>Career and volunteer firefighters at a Beltsville fire station will be temporarily moved as the fire station undergoes an assessment and repairs due to several health and safety hazards, according to The Prince George’s County Fire and EMS Department.
  136.  
  137. Officials said they identified several safety concerns at the Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department, including electrical code violations, exit deficiencies and other conditions that require an assessment of the building.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/29/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7 Washington DC</description><pubDate>Mon, 29 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/26/Baltimore.City.Fire.Department.investigates.multiple.manhole.explosions.aspx</link><title>Baltimore City Fire Department investigates multiple manhole explosions</title><description>Baltimore City Fire Department units were on the scene in the 300 block of N. Charles St. for reports of multiple manhole cover explosions.
  138.  
  139. According to Director of Communications (PIO) Kevin Cartwright, initial assessments revealed smoke coming from multiple manhole covers and fire emitting from one manhole cover.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/26/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBFF-TV FOX 45 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Fri, 26 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/26/Region.DC.Fire.and.EM.Scan.now.save.lives.with.blood.transfusions.in.the.field.aspx</link><title>Region: DC Fire and EMS can now save lives with blood transfusions in the field</title><description>The D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department had never performed a blood transfusion in the field until last year when they saved a woman who was shot more than one dozen times.
  140.  
  141. Now, they are rolling out a new program called the Whole Blood Program, which will be a tool that can save hundreds of trauma victims in the District.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/26/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7 Washington DC</description><pubDate>Fri, 26 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/26/Several.hospitalized.following.chemical.emergency.in.Pocomoke.City.aspx</link><title>Several hospitalized following chemical emergency in Pocomoke City</title><description>Worcester County officials are providing an update following a chemical emergency Thursday in Pocomoke City that resulted in multiple people being hospitalized.
  142.  
  143. The Worcester County Special Hazards Response Team responded to the chemical emergency on Broad Street in Pocomoke City around 12:04 p.m. where officials were alerted of at least one known victim.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/26/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WMDT-TV ABC/CW+ 47 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Fri, 26 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/25/Westernport.house.fire.injures.homeowner.two.firefighters.receive.treatment.at.scene.aspx</link><title>Westernport house fire injures homeowner, two firefighters receive treatment at scene</title><description> One person was injured and two firefighters received treatment at the scene of a fire in Westernport, Maryland on Tuesday afternoon.
  144.  
  145. At 1:15PM, firefighters were dispatched to 21213 Della Street Westernport, Maryland.
  146.  
  147.  
  148. Crews spotted a fire at a 2-story single family residence, an adjacent vacant residence and an outbuilding.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/25/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBFF-TV FOX 45 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Thu, 25 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/25/Region.Home.in.Northeast.DC.catches.fire.aspx</link><title>Region: Home in Northeast DC catches fire</title><description>DC Fire and EMS said crews were working to knock down a fire that started in a two-story frame house in Northeast.
  149.  
  150. According to a post on the X platform published at 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, crews responded to a house fire in the 5300 block of Jay St. NE.
  151.  
  152. Crews said the fire was showing from the first floor upon their arrival.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/25/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WDVM-TV 25 Hagerstown</description><pubDate>Thu, 25 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/25/Moment.of.silence.held.for.fallen.Baltimore.firefighters.on.second.anniversary.of.deadly.Stricker.Street.fire.aspx</link><title>Moment of silence held for fallen Baltimore firefighters on second anniversary of deadly Stricker Street fire</title><description>It's been two years since a fire in Southwest Baltimore claimed the lives of three Baltimore City firefighters.
  153.  
  154.  
  155. Lt. Paul Butrim, firefighter/paramedic Kelsey Sadler, and EMT/firefighter Kenny Lacayo were killed when they became trapped in a vacant rowhome on South Stricker Street, on January 24, 2022.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/25/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJZ-TV CBS 13 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Thu, 25 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/24/Fire.Ravages.Charles.County.Home.No.Injuries.Reported.aspx</link><title>Fire Ravages Charles County Home; No Injuries Reported</title><description>PHOTO: A residential fire broke out at 9251 Kris Drive in White Plains, Charles County, Maryland, causing significant damage to a two-story single-family dwelling. The blaze, which occurred on January 19, 2024, at approximately 4:52 p.m., resulted in an estimated loss of $201,000 but fortunately did not lead to any injuries.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/24/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Southern Maryland Chronicle</description><pubDate>Wed, 24 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/24/Region.Former.DC.firefighter.who.solved.1987.kidnapping.case.dies.aspx</link><title>Region: Former DC firefighter who solved 1987 kidnapping case dies</title><description>Don Derner died recently. Don was a well-respected DC firefighter who spent many years as an aide in DCFD’s 3rd Battalion. It was in that role that Don helped solve a well-known kidnapping case, bringing the safe return of a newborn child snatched from Maryland’s Prince George’s Hospital Center.
  156.  
  157.  
  158. If you were around the DC area in 1987 and paid attention to the news Jeremiah Thate may be a familiar name.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/24/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Statter 911</description><pubDate>Wed, 24 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/23/Salisbury.Fire.Department.Warn.Against.Dangerous.Methods.to.Heat.Home.aspx</link><title>Salisbury Fire Department Warn Against Dangerous Methods to Heat Home</title><description>The Salisbury Fire Department is warning against the growing trend of using unsafe heating methods this winter. Chief Rob Frampton says these methods can quickly turn into a nightmare.
  159.  
  160. “It’s a little bit of everything, everything from overloaded extension cords, space heaters too close to beds, two people who are actually using stove tops or ovens to heat their homes.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/23/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBOC-TV CBS/FOX 16 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Tue, 23 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/22/2.dogs.chickens.die.in.Flintstone.fire.aspx</link><title>2 dogs, chickens die in Flintstone fire</title><description>A late-night house fire in western Maryland killed two dogs and several chickens, after "sub-freezing temperatures, high winds, and roadway conditions impacted first responders."
  161.  
  162. The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said crews were dispatched at about 11:30 p.m. Jan. 21 to the fire on Scofield Road in Flintstone.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/22/2024 12:57:00 PM - SOURCE: WMAR-TV ABC 2 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Mon, 22 Jan 2024 12:57:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/22/House.fire.in.Northeast.Baltimore.leaves.two.dead.officials.say.aspx</link><title>House fire in Northeast Baltimore leaves two dead, officials say</title><description>VIDEO: A Northeast Baltimore community is devastated after a fire left two of their neighbors dead early Saturday morning.
  163.  
  164. The fire happened along Old York Road.
  165.  
  166. Tamara Thorton said she remembers waking up early Saturday morning hearing a faint noise from outside her home.
  167.  
  168. "So something told me to look up and when I looked up I saw someone over there on the roof faintly saying help.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/22/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJZ-TV CBS 13 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Mon, 22 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/22/Region.Fire.breaks.out.at.large.vacant.building.in.Northwest.DC.aspx</link><title>Region: Fire breaks out at large, vacant building in Northwest DC</title><description>VIDEO: DC Fire and EMS were on the scene of a two-alarm fire in Northwest D.C. on Saturday evening.
  169.  
  170. The fire broke out inside of a “very large vacant structure” in the 1390 block of Main Dr. NW, DC Fire and EMS said in a post on X, formerly Twitter.
  171.  
  172. The fire was located on the first floor in the center of the structure.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/22/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WDVM-TV 25 Hagerstown</description><pubDate>Mon, 22 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/19/VIDEO.SDay.care.in.DC.safely.evacuated.minutes.before.fiery.blast.leveled.adjacent.building.aspx</link><title>VIDEOS: Day care in DC safely evacuated minutes before fiery blast leveled adjacent building</title><description>PHOTOS: A Washington, D.C. day care center full of children was safely evacuated shortly before a gas explosion ignited a fire on the floor above and collapsed the building next door.
  173.  
  174. Fire and EMS Chief John Donnelly spoke with reporters Thursday at the scene of the fiery blast in the 1200 block Marion Barry Avenue as firefighters continued to douse the flames with water.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/19/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WTTG-TV FOX 5 Washington, D.C.</description><pubDate>Fri, 19 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/19/One.person.hospitalized.following.a.mobile.home.fire.in.Harford.County.aspx</link><title>One person hospitalized following a mobile home fire in Harford County</title><description>One person is hospitalized Thursday following a fire in Edgewood.
  175.  
  176. Shortly before 7 pm, fire crews responded to the 1900 block of Michael Drive for reports of a house fire.
  177.  
  178. When units arrived, they discovered smoke coming from a mobile home. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire.
  179.  
  180. One resident was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview for treatment of burn and smoke inhalation.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/19/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WMAR-TV ABC 2 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Fri, 19 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/19/State.Fire.Marshals.Investigating.Garage.Fire.in.Bel.Air.aspx</link><title>State Fire Marshals Investigating Garage Fire in Bel Air</title><description>PHOTO: Deputy State Fire Marshals are currently investigating a building fire that occurred in the 4200 block of Conowingo Road, Harford County. The incident was first reported just before 5:00 a.m.
  181.  
  182. Multiple fire departments, including Darlington Fire Company, The Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company, and Water Witch Volunteer Fire Company, responded to the call of a garage fire.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/19/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Shore News Network</description><pubDate>Fri, 19 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/18/Firefighters.battle.heavy.fire.at.Harford.County.building.in.freezing.weather.aspx</link><title>Firefighters battle heavy fire at Harford County building in freezing weather</title><description>PHOTO: Firefighters battled heavy fire at a building in Harford County in freezing weather, early on Wednesday morning.
  183.  
  184. Harford County Fire &amp; EMS volunteer firefighters and crews from surrounding fire companies responded to a building fire in the 4200 block of Conowingo Road (US-1) in Darlington.
  185.  
  186. The fire on Conowingo Road was placed under control at 5:42 AM.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/18/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBFF-TV FOX 45 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Thu, 18 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/18/Pets.found.dead.17.residents.displaced.from.fire.in.Essex.aspx</link><title>Pets found dead, 17 residents displaced from fire in Essex</title><description>Two cats and dogs died and 17 residents were displaced from a fire in Essex Wednesday morning.
  187.  
  188. Baltimore County firefighters responded to the homes around 2 a.m. in the unit block of Warren Road.
  189.  
  190. Three homes were impacted, according to officials.
  191.  
  192.  
  193. Fire officials said 17 residents and eight animals were temporarily sheltered at Essex Elementary School because of the extreme cold.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/18/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJZ-TV CBS 13 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Thu, 18 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/17/Salisbury.Fire.Department.Receives.Record.Number.of.Calls.in.2023.aspx</link><title>Salisbury Fire Department Receives Record Number of Calls in 2023</title><description>The Salisbury Fire Department received a record number of calls for service during 2023. Salisbury Fire Chief Rob Frampton says this increase is due to the city’s growth in population.
  194.  
  195. “Each year calls continue to go up for the Salisbury fire department. We are a growing community. Everything‘s being built, the Ross, commercial structures, things like that bring people to the city.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/17/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBOC-TV CBS/FOX 16 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Wed, 17 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/17/Region.Man.lit.on.fire.in.northwest.DC.police.looking.for.person.of.interest.aspx</link><title>Region: Man lit on fire in northwest DC, police looking for person of interest</title><description>PHOTOS: A man is facing serious injuries after reportedly being set on fire in Northwest D.C. Monday afternoon, now police are looking for the alleged suspect, according to a statement.
  196.  
  197. Officials said a suspect poured a liquid on the victim before lighting it at around 3:05 p.m. at the intersection of North Capitol and P streets, Northwest.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/17/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7 Washington DC</description><pubDate>Wed, 17 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/16/5.adults.2.children.suffer.burns.in.Baltimore.City.bonfire.accident.aspx</link><title>5 adults, 2 children suffer burns in Baltimore City bonfire accident</title><description>Baltimore City fire officials said five adults and two children suffered burns in a bonfire accident.
  198.  
  199. Baltimore City Fire Department spokesman Kevin Cartwright said firefighters were called around 7:30 p.m. Sunday to the 1600 block of Desoto Road behind a Hindu temple and cultural center for a report of several people suffering a varying degree of burns.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/16/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBAL-TV NBC 11 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Tue, 16 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/16/Ford.F150.van.catches.fire.in.Elkton.after.owner.starts.it.up.says.State.Fire.Marshal.aspx</link><title>Ford F-150 van catches fire in Elkton after owner starts it up, says  State Fire Marshal</title><description>A 1990 Ford E-150 van inside an attached garage caught on fire today in a driveway in Elkton, according to the Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal.
  200.  
  201. The vehicle caught on fire today just before 2:30 p.m. at 115 Bywood Road in Elkton.
  202.  
  203. The Maryland State Fire Marshal said that the owner of the van, an 83-year old man, started up the van and a fire broke out under the engine compartment.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/16/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBFF-TV FOX 45 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Tue, 16 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/12/1.person.firefighter.injured.in.northeast.Baltimore.house.fire.aspx</link><title>1 person, firefighter injured in northeast Baltimore house fire</title><description>Baltimore City fire officials said one civilian was seriously injured in a house fire Thursday evening.
  204.  
  205. Baltimore City Fire Department spokesman Kevin Cartwright said firefighters responded to the 1900 block of Sherwood Avenue Thursday evening for a reported house fire.
  206.  
  207.  
  208. A civilian was taken from the home.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/12/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBAL-TV NBC 11 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Fri, 12 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/12/Region.Northeast.DC.fire.displaces.26.residents.aspx</link><title>Region: Northeast DC fire displaces 26 residents</title><description>More than 20 people are having to find a place to sleep Thursday night after a fire in Northeast D.C.
  209.  
  210. According to a spokesperson with DC Fire and EMS, a call for help came in around noon for an apartment fire in the 5500 block of Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue, NE.
  211.  
  212. Officials say the fire involved solar panels on the roof of the three-story apartment building and extended into the attic below.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/12/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WUSA-TV CBS 9 Washington DC</description><pubDate>Fri, 12 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/11/Firefighters.Find.Unlikely.New.Partners.at.Derwood.Car.Dealership.aspx</link><title>Firefighters Find Unlikely New Partners at Derwood Car Dealership</title><description>DARCARS Automotive Group has partnered with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) to offer unique training scenarios for firefighters. It’s a perfect example of how the private sector can provide opportunities and benefits like improved public safety for the public sector.
  213.  
  214. When an older home across from their Derwood dealership went on the market, DARCARS purchased it and offered it to MCFRS to use as a training site.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/11/2024 1:39:04 PM - SOURCE: Montgomery Community Media</description><pubDate>Thu, 11 Jan 2024 13:39:04 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/11/Baltimore.City.targeting.EM.Sstaff.shortage.with.cash.bonuses.aspx</link><title>Baltimore City targeting EMS staff shortage with cash bonuses</title><description>The Baltimore City spending board approved a new program Wednesday aimed at solving the city’s emergency medical services shortage.
  215.  
  216. Baltimore City Fire Chief James Wallace said the city is down 80 EMS providers, and that number has increased. In June, firefighters union Local 734 president Matthew Coster said there were 74 vacancies.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/11/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBAL-TV NBC 11 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Thu, 11 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/11/Commercial.Building.Fire.Extinguished.in.Queen.Annes.County.aspx</link><title>Commercial Building Fire Extinguished in Queen Anne's County</title><description>An early-morning fire causing damage to a commercial building in Queen Anne's County Wednesday morning.
  217.  
  218. The Maryland State Fire Marshal says the security alarm at Callahan's Gas and Appliance was triggered by motion around 7:30 a.m. The Goodwill Volunteer Fire Department responded to the building on the 100 block of North Commerce Street in Centreville and discovered the blaze.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/11/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBOC-TV CBS/FOX 16 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Thu, 11 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/10/3.people.displaced.firefighter.evaluated.after.house.fire.in.Largo.officials.say.aspx</link><title>3 people displaced, firefighter evaluated after house fire in Largo, officials say</title><description>PHOTOS: A firefighter was evaluated for injuries after a house fire in Largo, Md. that displaced three people early Tuesday morning, according to Prince George’s County Fire officials.
  219.  
  220. Officials said the fire was reported around 4:45 a.m. in the 13200 block of Water Fowl Way.
  221.  
  222.  
  223.  
  224. According to officials, the fire began in the garage and spread to the roof area of the house.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/10/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7 Washington DC</description><pubDate>Wed, 10 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/10/Over.70.residents.displaced.by.Annapolis.Lighthouse.Shelter.fire.aspx</link><title>Over 70 residents displaced by Annapolis' Lighthouse Shelter fire</title><description>A one-alarm fire at the Lighthouse Shelter on Hudson Street in Annapolis has displaced more than 70 shelter residents.
  225.  
  226. According to Annapolis Fire Chief Douglas Remaley, at approximately 5:35 p.m. on Tuesday, firefighters were dispatched to 10 Hudson Street for a fire alarm. While responding, additional information by the 911 center reported a fire in the building, bringing additional firefighters to the scene.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/10/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBFF-TV FOX 45 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Wed, 10 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/10/8.people.rescued.from.rising.water.in.Prince.Georges.County.officials.say.aspx</link><title>8 people rescued from rising water in Prince George's County, officials say</title><description>Seven people were rescued from vehicles stranded in rising water in Prince George’s County Tuesday night, according to Fire and EMS officials.
  227.  
  228. Officials from the Prince George’s County Fire and EMS Department said the water rescues took place on Lanham Severn Road and Green Haven Road after multiple vehicles became stranded.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/10/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7 Washington DC</description><pubDate>Wed, 10 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/09/3.people.displaced.after.house.fire.in.Prince.Georges.County.aspx</link><title>3 people displaced after house fire in Prince George's County</title><description>PHOTOS: Three people are without a home early Tuesday morning after a large fire in Upper Marlboro.
  229.  
  230. Firefighters with the Prince George's County Fire and EMS Department responded to Water Fowl Way, off of Watkins Park Drive, around 4:45 a.m. after a report of a house fire in the area. Through an initial investigation, it was determined that the fire in the garage spread to the roof area of the home.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/9/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WUSA-TV CBS 9 Washington DC</description><pubDate>Tue, 09 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/08/Supply.Chain.Issues.Challenge.Salisbury.Fire.Department.aspx</link><title>Supply Chain Issues Challenge Salisbury Fire Department</title><description>The Salisbury Fire Department says it is facing delays due to supply chain issues, which continue to plague the globe. Salisbury Fire Chief Rob Frampton says the department has had to plan far ahead.
  231.  
  232. "We're looking at order times now of up to four years or more for a piece of fire apparatus so that definitely changes the way we plan things and how we budget for things.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/8/2024 5:34:00 PM - SOURCE: WBOC-TV CBS 16 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Mon, 08 Jan 2024 17:34:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/06/Twoyearold.killed.two.others.injured.in.Washington.County.house.fire.aspx</link><title>Two-year-old killed, two others injured in Washington County house fire</title><description>A tragic fire in Washington County is under investigation by the Office of the State Fire Marshal
  233.  
  234. A 2-year-old and two others were hospitalized after a fre broke out around 6:20 p.m. Friday evening in the 20600 block of Military Road in Cascade.
  235.  
  236. The structure was a home that had been converted to apartments.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/6/2024 4:33:00 PM - SOURCE: WMAR-TV ABC 2 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Sat, 06 Jan 2024 16:33:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/06/Construction.of.a.new.fire.station.in.Ocean.City.is.well.underway.aspx</link><title>Construction of a new fire station in Ocean City is well underway</title><description>The Ocean City Fire Department will have a new place to call home later on this year. A state-of-the-art fire station is being built on 65th street, right in the heart of the resort town.
  237.  
  238. The three story facility will feature a gym, office space, two huge bay areas for fire apparatus, a balcony and de-contamination rooms.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/6/2024 12:39:00 AM - SOURCE: WBOC-TV CBS 16 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Sat, 06 Jan 2024 00:39:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/08/Hagerstowns.fire.chiefs.talk.about.challenges.ahead.aspx</link><title>Hagerstown's fire chiefs talk about challenges ahead</title><description>New Hagerstown Fire Chief John DiBacco and retiring Chief Steve Lohr stressed the importance of the human element in fire and public safety, from taking care of firefighters to continuing public safety education programs, during a recent interview.
  239.  
  240. DiBacco and Lohr sat down for a recent interview with The Herald-Mail at the fire department's headquarters off Church Street to discuss challenges the department continues to face as well as plans under its new leadership.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/8/2024 7:01:00 AM - SOURCE: Herald Mail Media - Metered Site</description><pubDate>Mon, 08 Jan 2024 07:01:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/05/Harford.County.Pays.Off.305K.in.Firefighter.Student.Loans.aspx</link><title>Harford County Pays Off $305K in Firefighter Student Loans</title><description>Harford County government helped pay down student loan debt for 61 volunteer first responders with $305K sent last week directly to lending institutions. Harford’s NEXT GEN Responder Student Loan Relief Program repays student loans up to $5,000 per year to help retain volunteer first responders and recruit the next generation.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/5/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Conduit Street</description><pubDate>Fri, 05 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/05/Update.Accidental.House.Fire.in.Waldorf.Sends.Homeowner.and.Firefighter.to.Hospital.with.Burns.aspx</link><title>Update: Accidental House Fire in Waldorf Sends Homeowner and Firefighter to Hospital with Burns</title><description>PHOTOS: On December 31, 2023, at approximately 4:15 p.m., firefighters responded to 18 Castletown Court in Waldorf, for the reported house on fire.
  241.  
  242. Crews arrived on the scene to find fire showing from the 2-story single family home.
  243.  
  244. The occupant/owner is identified as Carlton Knight with the estimated loss being $150,000.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/5/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Southern Maryland News Net</description><pubDate>Fri, 05 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/04/Tributes.Pour.In.After.Death.Of.Howard.County.Fire.Chief.Mickey.Day.Tremendous.Community.Leader.aspx</link><title>Tributes Pour In After Death Of Howard County Fire Chief Mickey Day: ‘Tremendous Community Leader'</title><description>Day passed away in the loving embrace of his family at Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore) on Tuesday, Jan. 2. His death was announced by the West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department, where he had served as Chief while providing decades of service to surrounding communities.
  245.  
  246. Day's dedication to Howard County led him to take on a leadership role as the President of the Howard County Volunteer Firefighters Association.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/4/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Howard Daily Voice</description><pubDate>Thu, 04 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/04/Storage.building.fire.under.investigation.in.Salisbury.aspx</link><title>Storage building fire under investigation in Salisbury</title><description>Officials are continuing to investigate a fire that was discovered on Tuesday.
  247.  
  248. Fire marshals have determined that the blaze took place sometime between December 20th and January 2nd, inside a storage building for a concession stand at 704 Lake Street. The fire self extinguished before it was discovered.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/4/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WMDT-TV ABC/CW+ 47 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Thu, 04 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/03/Occupants.Escape.Injury.After.House.Fire.in.Lexington.Park.aspx</link><title>Occupants Escape Injury After House Fire in Lexington Park</title><description>VIDEO: On Saturday, December 30, 2023, at approximately 4:45 a.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, Ridge, Hollywood, and Second District responded to the 20500 block of Far Cry Farm Lane in Lexington Park, for the reported house on fire.
  249.  
  250. Dispatchers advised they received multiple 911 calls reporting that the house was full of smoke and smoke detectors going off.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/3/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Southern Maryland News Net</description><pubDate>Wed, 03 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/03/18yearold.charged.with.arson.following.restroom.fire.at.Harford.County.mall.aspx</link><title>18-year-old charged with arson following restroom fire at Harford County mall</title><description>Deputy State Fire Marshals have charged an 18-year-old with arson after setting a fire in a restroom at the Harford Mall on Sunday evening.
  251.  
  252. Around 5:30 p.m., the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Department and Bel Air Police Department responded to Harford Mall for a reported fire inside of a restroom.
  253.  
  254. When firefighters arrived, they discovered mall security officers had extinguished a fire inside the men's restroom, and they requested the Office of the State Fire Marshal to investigate.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/3/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBFF-TV FOX 45 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Wed, 03 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/02/Firefighter.Suffers.Burns.While.Battling.House.Fire.in.Waldorf.aspx</link><title>Firefighter Suffers Burns While Battling House Fire in Waldorf</title><description>PHOTOS: On Sunday, December 31, 2023, at approximately 4:20 p.m., firefighters from Waldorf and surrounding departments were alerted to Castletown Court in Waldorf, for the house on fire.
  255.  
  256. Dispatchers advised to responding units they received over five 911 calls with multiple callers reporting the house was on fire with fire through the roof.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/2/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Southern Maryland News Net</description><pubDate>Tue, 02 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/02/State.Fire.Marshal.Brian.SGeraci.Retires.After.50.Years.aspx</link><title>State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci Retires After 50 Years</title><description>State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci announced his retirement from the Office of the State Fire Marshal after a 50-year career, including ten years with the agency.
  257.  
  258. Under Geraci's tenure, he worked with legislators to ensure residential sprinklers for new homes, ten-year sealed battery smoke alarms and CO alarms in all existing homes, and drafted successful legislation requiring non-arc-resistant jacketed CSST in all new homes and buildings.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/2/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WRDE-LD NBC 31 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Tue, 02 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2024/January/02/Region.Ten.people.displaced.including.six.children.after.apartment.fire.in.Southeast.DC.aspx</link><title>Region: Ten people displaced, including six children after apartment fire in Southeast DC</title><description>DC Fire and EMS said 10 people were displaced, including 6 children after a fire broke out at an apartment in Southeast D.C.
  259.  
  260. Crews said they were dispatched to an apartment in the 2600 block of Douglass Rd in Southeast for a working fire.
  261.  
  262. The fire was confined to the top-floor apartment. First responders said the fire was under control.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/2/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WDVM-TV 25 Hagerstown</description><pubDate>Tue, 02 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2023/December/21/Salisbury.Fire.Department.Adapts.to.New.Challenges.aspx</link><title>Salisbury Fire Department Adapts to New Challenges</title><description>The Salisbury Fire Department has been adjusting it's training to accommodate for some of the changes across the city. One being the new heights of the Ross Building in downtown Salisbury means a different approach to fighting fire. Deputy Chief Darrin Scott says the department has trained running fire hoses up and down all fourteen floors of the Ross.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 12/21/2023 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBOC-TV CBS/FOX 16 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Thu, 21 Dec 2023 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2023/December/20/18000.chickens.perish.in.Pocomoke.City.fire.aspx</link><title>18,000 chickens perish in Pocomoke City fire</title><description>An estimated 18,000 four-week old chickens perished in a fire in Pocomoke City, Wednesday morning.
  263.  
  264. The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office says the blaze broke out around 5:49 a.m. at 1502 Boston Road. The Pocomoke Volunteer Fire Company initially responded, finding fire and smoke coming from a chicken house.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 12/20/2023 11:02:31 PM - SOURCE: WMDT-TV ABC/CW+ 47 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Wed, 20 Dec 2023 23:02:31 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2023/December/20/1.person.rescued.from.3alarm.apartment.fire.in.Woodlawn.aspx</link><title>1 person rescued from 3-alarm apartment fire in Woodlawn</title><description>VIDEO: At least one resident was rescued early Wednesday morning from a three-alarm apartment fire in Woodlawn that left many residents searching for another place to stay days before Christmas.
  265.  
  266. The fire department said a fire started on the second floor of a three-story apartment building at 8 E. Bend Ct.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 12/20/2023 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBAL-TV NBC 11 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Wed, 20 Dec 2023 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2023/December/20/Prince.Georges.County.Firefighter.injured.after.house.fire.aspx</link><title>Prince George’s County Firefighter injured after house fire</title><description> A Prince George’s County firefighter was taken to hospital early Wednesday morning, according to Prince George’s County Fire and EMS.
  267.  
  268. Fire and EMS said in a post on the X platform that a house caught fire in Chillum at around 3:40 a.m. in the 6900 block of Crosby Rd.
  269.  
  270. Officials said the fire was located on the second floor.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 12/20/2023 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WDVM-TV 25 Hagerstown</description><pubDate>Wed, 20 Dec 2023 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2023/December/18/Fire.at.Mountaire.Grain.Facility.in.Queen.Annes.County.aspx</link><title>Fire at Mountaire Grain Facility in Queen Anne’s County</title><description>The Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating a Monday morning fire at a Mountaire grain facility in Queen Anne’s County.
  271.  
  272. The Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company arrived at the facility on reports of the fire on Old Wye Mills Road just after 8:15 a.m. on December 18th. A Mountaire spokesperson says the fire started in the basement of an office building, and one employee suffered minor injuries.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 12/18/2023 10:11:00 PM - SOURCE: WBOC-TV CBS 16 Salisbury</description><pubDate>Mon, 18 Dec 2023 22:11:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2023/December/18/Baltimore.Fire.Department.honors.fallen.firefighter.with.holiday.celebration.for.his.children.aspx</link><title>Baltimore Fire Department honors fallen firefighter with holiday celebration for his children</title><description>The Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD) hosted an event to honor fallen firefighter Rodney Pitts' children with gifts, clothing and toys while enjoying brunch and a visit from Santa Claus.
  273.  
  274. BCFD hosted the event at the fire station of Engine Company #43 and Medic #18.
  275.  
  276.  
  277. In October, BCFD lost EMT and firefighter Rodney Pitts in a horrible dwelling fire.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 12/18/2023 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBFF-TV FOX 45 Baltimore</description><pubDate>Mon, 18 Dec 2023 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link>https://www.dailydispatch.com/StateNews/MD/2023/December/18/Region.Several.NW.DC.homes.evacuated.after.fire.breaks.out.at.former.firehouse.officials.say.aspx</link><title>Region: Several NW DC homes evacuated after fire breaks out at former firehouse, officials say</title><description>VIDEO/PHOTOS: Several homes in Northwest D.C. were evacuated Friday night after a fire broke out at a former firehouse that was under renovation, according to Fire and EMS officials.
  278.  
  279. Officials said they responded to the 1600 block of N. Capitol Street, Northwest around 7:30 p.m. for a fire showing through the roof of a three-story building.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 12/18/2023 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7 Washington DC</description><pubDate>Mon, 18 Dec 2023 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item></channel></rss>

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