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  • FEMA Advisory

    Posted: March 3rd, 2003

    Washington, D.C.—The United States Fire Administration (USFA) is announcing today, a temporary delay in the opening of the 2003 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program

  • Ambulances Unsafe, Feds Say

    Detroit News Washington Bureau
    Posted: March 3rd, 2003

    Washington -- Ambulance services and manufacturers should do more to ensure that medical workers can treat patients while protecting themselves from injury when those vehicles are involved in crashes

  • Another Smoking Manhole Discovered

    Posted: March 2nd, 2003

    N.W. Washington-- Friday morning, Pepco and the D.C. Fire Department found smoke pouring from the manhole at 14th and H streets

  • DC to Re-inspect Night Clubs

    Posted: February 28th, 2003

    D.C. police and fire officials told dozens of nightclub managers yesterday that plans are under way to re-inspect every one of the District's 600 nightclubs to prevent accidents like those in Rhode Island and Chicago this month that caused the deaths of more than 100 people.

  • D.C. Leaders Want To Improve Nightclub Safety

    Posted: February 27th, 2003

    The D.C. fire marshal's office met with nightclub and restaurant owners Thursday to make sure tragedies that have struck nightclubs in other areas don't happen here.