Archive for 'Emergency'

Three-alarm blaze guts West End apartment

Three-alarm blaze guts West End apartment

A three-alarm blaze that gutted a West End apartment and left two people without a home early Friday afternoon remains under investigation, officials said [...]

Alexandria shovels out after storm

Alexandria shovels out after storm

Alexandrians dug themselves out Thursday after a powerful winter storm dropped five inches of snow on the ground, snarled the evening commute and left many without power. [...]

Fire department staffing a hot topic

Its no secret Fire Chief Adam Thiel needs more firefighters and medics on his force to meet national standards, but the money has been absent for some time. Fewer bodies mean more overtime, which will put [...]

PG County woman dies in traffic accident

A 25-year-old Prince George's County woman died after a van struck her in the parking lot of the King Street Metro Station about 6:06 p.m. Friday, police say.  [...]

Officials: chapel fire began accidentally

Officials: chapel fire began accidentally

The blaze that left the historic Immanuel Chapel gutted and charred last Friday began accidentally in the churchs sacristy, federal and local investigators now say. [...]

Fire chief needs fourth firefighter

Since a nearly unmanageable blaze in February of 2007 endangered the lives of residents and city firefighters, Fire Chief Adam Thiel has been lobbying Council to buy his force more manpower. [...]