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October 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Public Safety Agencies Provide Halloween Safety Tips

The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service reminds residents to be especially vigiliant and keep safety in mind this Halloween.  Take time to review basic safety tips for trick-or-treaters, homeowners, drivers, pedestrians, party-goers and pets. The most important message is to remind kids to be alert to vehicles and for motorists to slow down, drive with […]

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May 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

House Fire Displaces Three People on East Light Drive

Montgomery County firefighters are trying to determine what sparked a house fire on East Light Drive in Silver Spring on Sunday afternoon, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer said about 45 firefighters responded to the scene and there was smoke showing at the two-story house as they […]

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March 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

House Fire Displaces Family in Olney (PHOTOS)

A house fire on Broom Drive in Olney has displaced a family of four and their two dogs, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Service Spokesperson Pete Piringer said smoke alarms alerted the family to the fire on Sunday morning shortly before noon. There were no injuries, he reported on his […]

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January 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Firefighters Investigate Hyattstown House Fire (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a house fire in Hyattstown. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said one person was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. According to Piringer, the fire occurred on Haines Road after 2 a.m. on Monday. He said damages are estimated at $500,000. According to […]

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October 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Collision Involving a Pedestrian in Aspen Hill

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian and a Toyota Camry that occurred shortly before 7 a.m. in the area of Georgia Avenue and Regina Drive in Aspen Hill. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates a 64-year-old pedestrian was crossing northbound Georgia Avenue near Regina Drive, when he was struck […]

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August 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Detectives Investigate Drowning in Potomac Near Great Falls

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division are investigating a drowning that occurred in the Potomac River around 6:10 p.m. on August 16. The victim, identified by police as Abdul Qadir, age 28, of Riverdale, Maryland was located on August 18 at approximately 11:30 a.m. and was pronounced deceased at the scene. […]

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May 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: All Lanes of I-270 Southbound at Old Georgetown Road Reopen After Earlier Closure (PHOTO)

UPDATE: All lanes of I-270 southbound at Old Georgetown Road reopen. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services are on the scene of a serious collision involving two cars on I-270 southbound at Old Georgetown Road. I-270 southbound is closed at this time. Officials expect significant delays.   Traffic Incident closes I-270 south at Georgetown Rd […]

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May 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

Fallen Officers Memorial Service (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, public safety employees, family members, and friends gather to pay tribute to Montgomery County’s fallen heroes at the Public Safety Memorial in Gaithersburg. Police honored 18 fallen officers, including Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta. At Fallen Heroes Memorial Service, we honor our 18 fallen officers. For first time, we honor […]

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April 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Police Say Death at Red Roof Inn is a Homicide

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating the death of an adult at the Red Roof Inn, located at 16001 Shady Grove Road in Rockville, as a homicide. Police said they were called to the Rockville Red Roof Inn before noon on Saturday for the report of a death. According to police, first responders located […]

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March 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Serious Collision Involving Tractor Trailer Closes Ridge Road

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a serious collision that occurred Monday afternoon in Damascus. According to police, the three vehicle collision occurred on Ridge Road near Gue Road. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a 1994 GMC Sonoma was traveling northbound on Ridge Road when for reasons still under investigation, the Sonoma crossed […]

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