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Topic - Pete Piringer
Authorities say a man was killed and two others injured in an electrical accident in Chevy Chase.
Authorities say crews rescued an injured hiker who fell 25 feet from a cliff at Sugarloaf Mountain in Frederick County.
Montgomery County firefighters are battling a blaze at an apartment complex under construction in Rockville.
Montgomery County fire officials say 50 families have been displaced from their homes after a two-alarm fire.
No criminal charges will be filed against a Laurel Police officer who was videotaped striking a handcuffed man in the face as the man was arrested this summer, Laurel officials said Tuesday.
It was a propane-fueled smoker, not the much derided deep fryer, that turned Thanksgiving dinner into a tragedy for a Laurel family, authorities said.
The removal of the District's fire department spokesman and neutering of the agency's Twitter account has left a void in the District's "Twitterverse," but members of the agency's union say they plan to pick up the slack.
The jolt Janet Reid felt in her Northeast D.C. living room Wednesday morning was reminiscent of August's earthquake, so initially she assumed that was the cause.
The D.C. government has temporarily halted use of one of its most popular Twitter accounts in order to get a tighter handle on information disseminated about emergency operations.
Two women were killed in an early Friday morning car crash along Southern Avenue in the District, officials said.
At least three people were injured in four shootings in the District over a 24-hour period Sunday and Monday, according to fire and police officials.
An early morning fire at a Southeast D.C. marina destroyed four cabin boats and a portion of the dock Monday, fire officials said.
The holiday weekend was especially dangerous and deadly for area residents around the water, with three people dying and one in critical condition after drowning-related incidents on July Fourth.
Two school buses collided head-on in Northeast, and at least nine people were transported to area hospitals, including several students.
One of the flood gates designed to protect the Georgetown waterfront from overflows of the Potomac River was raised too late to prevent the flooding of restaurants and parking garages Monday morning.
Pete Piringer, a spokesman for the District of Columbia Fire Department, said the city has issued a high heat advisory and a Code Orange air quality alert.
Fire and rescue spokesman Pete Piringer says the incident happened around noon Thursday at the L'Enfant Plaza Metro station.