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September 11, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

What Will Florence Do?

Montgomery County is already soaked after months of rain. What will happen when Hurricane Florence hits the U.S. coastline. Chokepoints on the Potomac already have plenty of debris. Will trees become uprooted, sending them crashing down the river? Or will the heavy rains flush out the trunks and branches?  

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April 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

DOT Crews Sweep Roads of Debris and Dirt

Department of Transportation crews are sweeping up 4,000 miles of residential roadways beginning today in Montgomery County. The sweeping removes abrasives and other debris left behind from the winter season. This annual, spring cleaning program is designed to improve the appearance and safety of county roads. “MCDOT is committed to serving the public in a […]

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December 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Hundreds of Firefighters Battle Blaze at Incinerator Plant in Dickerson

Hundreds of firefighters, from every battalion in Montgomery County, have been working for days to extinguish a fire at the Resource Recovery Facility, located at 21204 Martinsburg Road in Dickerson. The fire began on Dec. 8th in the tipping building, which is the area where trucks drive in to dump the waste and then drive […]

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October 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council Receives Briefing on Silver Spring Apartment Explosion (VIDEO)

On August 10th, an explosion ripped through the Flower Branch apartment complex in Silver Spring resulting in dozens of injuries and seven deaths. The Montgomery County Council recently received an overview of the incident. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Launches New Campaign to Promote Reusable Bags (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is launching a new outreach campaign to encourage residents to use reusable bags. Lorna Virgili reports that you can get free reusable bags at your local library. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Fatal Townhouse Fire in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED Battalion Chief Kevin Frazier is at the scene of last night’s fatal fire. Frazier estimates damages from the fire at $600,000. He said the exact cause of the fire will not be known for a few days. Watch Frazier’s video update, below: Montgomery County firefighters are investigating a fatal townhouse fire in Gaithersburg. Firefighters […]

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