fatal fire

April 5, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Police Provide Update on Fatal Gaithersburg Townhouse Fire (VIDEO & PHOTO)

Montgomery County Police are investigating a suspicious death that occurred during a townhouse fire in Gaithersburg on March 29. Captain Darren Francke, director of the Major Crimes division, held a news conference at the scene of the fire to provide updates on the case. You can watch the full news conference below; According to police, 63-year-old […]

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August 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo from GGCC Public Service Awards

Citation for Bravery Awarded to MoCo & NIST Firefighters (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Fire Chief Steve Lohr  presents the Citation for Bravery to Battalion Chief Charles Bailey, Battalion Chief John Dimitriadis, Captain Michael Green, Captain Mark Miller, Captain Walter Ty Stottlemyer,  Firefighter Michael McDonald,  Firefighter Karl Black, Eric Inkrote, Firefighter Kelly Lemmons, Firefighter Oscar Montalvo, Firefighter James Ridgley, Firefigher Anthony Veith III, Firefighter Ryan […]

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April 24, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Woman Rescued From Burning Home, Man Dies in Blaze (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Detective Mario Mastrangelo, a 20-year veteran of the Montgomery County Police Department, is being hailed as a hero today (April 24) after he rushed into a burning house to save the life of an elderly woman from a fire at 13520 Jamieson Place in Germantown. He was accompanied in the rescue by a retired Montgomery […]

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January 17, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Fatal Fire in Rockville

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters are investigating an overnight fire in the 12200 block of Braxfield Court of Rockville that has killed a man and displaced residents. It happened at 12:30 a.m. on Jan. 16. According to fire officials, the first arriving units reported fire showing from a balcony at the complex and additional resources were […]

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January 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Child Dies in Two-Alarm Fire, 40 Residents Displaced

UPDATED A four-year-old boy was killed in a two-alarm fire at the Cider Mill apartment complex on Jan. 8 and several other residents were injured, according to Montgomery County fire officials. The blaze was reported shortly after 4 p.m. in the 18200 block of Lost Knife Circle in Montgomery Village. Firefighters used ground ladders to […]

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September 25, 2013 | Staff Writer

Fatal Fire at Leisure World

UPDATED 9/26 Montgomery County fire and rescue crews are investigating a fatal fire that occurred on Sept. 25 at a retirement community in Silver Spring. It happened at 12:20 p.m. in the 15700 block of Interlachen Drive in Silver Spring. This is a residential high-rise building located at the Leisure World community. Units arrived on the […]

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