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Baltimore nonprofit that gives suits to men seeks donations after fire

Jenny Kessler Klump, Executive Director, and Christopher Schafer, Clothier and founder of Sharp Dressed Man, a non- profit that helps connect donated dress clothes with men that need them, seen here outside of the shop the morning after the property they occupy at 235 Park Avenue suffered an electrical fire that condemned the building. The property will need extensive repair work or they will need a new storefront before they reopen. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz).

Since it opened in December, Sharp Dressed Man has given free suits to more than 600 men seeking to re-enter the workforce. The Baltimore nonprofit works with men who have experienced homelessness, incarceration or have disabilities among, other challenges. But ...

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Md. woman who escaped fire charged with setting earlier blaze

UPPER MARLBORO — Fire officials say a woman who fled a house fire and was photographed lying on the ground with her dog guarding her has been charged with setting an earlier fire in the same house. Mark Brady is ...

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Fire at Laurel boys’ treatment facility under investigation

LAUREL — Officials are investigating a fire at a treatment facility for boys in Laurel. Anne Arundel County Fire Department spokesman Lt. Eric Hammack tells The Capital the fire happened Friday night at the New Beginnings Youth Development Center. Officials say ...

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Officials: yacht club fire due to Christmas tree

ANNAPOLIS — Fire investigators have concluded a fire that badly damaged the Annapolis Yacht Club was caused by an electrical malfunction with a pre-lit artificial Christmas tree. The Annapolis Fire Department said in a news release Monday that damage estimates ...

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Blaze damages Md. poultry house; no birds inside

FEDERALSBURG — Authorities are investigating a fire that damaged an Eastern Shore poultry house. The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says the blaze broke out early Monday at the poultry house on Chipmans Lane in Federalsburg. Officials say there were ...

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19,000 birds killed in Md. chicken house fire

WILLARDS — Officials say 19,000 2-week-old chickens were killed in fire in a chicken house in Wicomico County. The State Fire Marshal’s office says the first was reported about 12:45 p.m. Wednesday in Willards. WBOC-TV reports that about 45 firefighters ...

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$3.5M fire at Md. college started in smoker’s receptacle

CHESTERTOWN — The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says a fire that destroyed a building at an Eastern Shore college started in a plastic smoker’s receptacle outside the building. Saturday’s fire caused $3.5 million in damage at Washington College in ...

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Report: Annapolis mansion fire that killed 6 was accidental

ANNAPOLIS — An exhaustive six-month probe found that wiring under a large Christmas tree sparked a mansion fire that spread so quickly a Maryland couple and four of their grandchildren couldn’t escape, despite a functioning alarm system, a report released ...

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