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April 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hazardous Materials Incident in Germantown

First responders were dispatched to the Walmart at the Milestone Shopping Center for a hazardous materials incident, according to a tweet by Pete Piringer, spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service. 20900blk Frederick Rd, Walmart, initially report of sick person, 1st responders discover odor, Hazmat assisting, EMS evaluating several ppl — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) […]

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July 13, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Riderwood Says Thank You to Calverton Fire/EMS Station 841 Through Kitchen Renovation

Riderwood retirement is uniquely located!  About half of its campus resides in Montgomery County, while the other half sits in Prince George’s County.  The result is that the community enjoys strong partnerships with government agencies and elected officials in both jurisdictions as we serve our residents.  Here’s one story of how employees…and our vendors…showed their […]

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June 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Trooper Injured in Collision on I-270 on Saturday Morning (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

A Maryland State Police Department trooper was injured on Saturday morning during a traffic stop on northbound I-270 south of Shady Grove Road. Police said the trooper had to be extricated from the vehicle and was airlifted to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma in Baltimore. The collision happened shortly before 7 a.m. during a […]

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January 6, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Fire Truck Struck By Passing Vehicle on Beltway (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services unit were dispatched at around 4 p.m. on Wednesday to a collision on the inner loop of the beltway between Connecticut Avenue and Georgia Avenue, responding to a personal injury collision. According to Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, one person was treated and transported with non serious injuries. […]

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November 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

Pedestrian Struck at Frederick Road and Middlebrook Road

A pedestrian has been struck by a vehicle at Frederick Road and Middlebrook Road in Germantown, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said an adult male was being transported to a local hospital on Sunday night with serious and life threatening injuries. According to Alert Montgomery, southbound Frederick […]

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November 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

Head-On Collision on Rockville Pike (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County fire and rescue crews responded to a head-on collision on Rockville Pike near Congressional Lane on Saturday afternoon, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said four people were evaluated for injuries after the crash. According to Piringer, none of the injuries are life threatening. A portion […]

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November 20, 2015 | Staff Writer

Pedestrian Struck at Connecticut Avenue and Plyers Mill Road

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a collision involving a pedestrian that occurred at Connecticut Avenue and Plyers Mill Road on Thursday evening in Kensington. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said that the pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with serious and life threatening injuries. According to Piringer, several cars were involved in […]

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September 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Child Struck by Vehicle at Intersection of Georgia Avenue and August Drive

A child was struck by a vehicle on Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and August Drive, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer. Piringer said the boy, who is about 4-years-old, was transported to an area hospital as a priority two trauma patient. According to Piringer, the boy’s injuries […]

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August 10, 2015 | Aline Barros

Collision Closes Veirs Mill Road in Silver Spring

Lanes blocked on northbound of Veirs Mill Road, near Newport Mill Road, after a collision on Monday in Silver Spring. According to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesman Pete Piringer, emergency crews are currently evaluating five people with non-life-threatening injuries. Traffic advisory – Veirs Mill Road and Newport Mill Road, collision, EMS evaluating multiple injuries, some lanes blocked […]

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June 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Lightning Strike Ignites House Fire in Damascus (PHOTOS)

A lightning strike ignited a house fire in the 24700 block of Kings Valley Road in Damascus late Thursday afternoon, according to a county fire official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said over 65 firefighters responded to the house fire, which began in the attic of the house. According to Piringer, two adults and […]

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