Crime Scene: fire

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 05/25/2012

Elderly McLean man dies after clothes catch fire while cooking

The man, who was not immediately identified, succumbed early Friday morning after he suffered burns over 40 percent of his body, fire officials said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  01:10 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  man dies in fire, McLean, fire kills man, Dunn Loring, Fairfax County, Fairfax County fire department, man catches fire, Old Meadow Road, fire death, fire fatality

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 02/10/2012

Homeless man dies of burns after shelter fire

A homeless man died following a fire in the abandoned Woodbridge building he was using for shelter on Thursday, authorities said.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  10:02 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety | Tags:  homeless, fire, Prince William County

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 01/29/2012

Fire destroys home in Prince George’s County

An electrical fire destroyed a single-family home in Glenn Dale early Sunday, leaving its occupants homeless, Prince George’s County fire officials said.

By Fredrick Kunkle  |  12:26 PM ET, 01/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Prince George's house fire

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/27/2009

Fire in the fryer

My colleague Josh White had an interesting post last week about fire officials warning of the dangers of deep-frying a turkey. And lo, we find an example to prove their point....

By Matt Zapotosky  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/27/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, The District, The District | Tags:  Thanksgiving, deep-fryer, fire, turkey