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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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February 16, 2013 | Steve Friedman

Firefighters From New Orleans Help With Sandy Relief

A group of firefighters from New Orleans “Pay it Forward” when they travel to New York and New Jersey to help those rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy. Don’t miss episode 166 of Travel Television. Visit traveltelevision page to watch episodes on demand.

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December 6, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Council Committees Meet on Dec. 6

The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, will hold a worksession to review the County’s response to Hurricane Sandy in October. In a meeting of the Health and Human Services Committee that also will begin at 9:30 a.m., there will be a discussion of how implementation of the […]

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December 2, 2012 | Staff Writer

MC Fire and Rescue in NY After Sandy (Video)

Immediately following Hurricane Sandy, eighty Montgomery County members of FEMA’s Maryland Task Force One were sent to Queens, NY. The team consisted of firefighters, doctors, search and rescue specialists, and paramedics. Assistant Chief Scott Graham, who was deployed with the team, talks about the 9 days they spent helping the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Take […]

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November 6, 2012 | Staff Writer

Urban Search and Rescue Team Returns Home (Video)

Montgomery County’s Urban Search and Rescue (USR) team returned on Nov. 6 after nine days in New York on a Hurricane Sandy mission. The video is courtesy of Montgomery County Fire Rescue.   Just a day before, Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner noted how the 80 rescue crews were activated by FEMA.

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November 6, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Roger Berliner: “Pepco Prepared Well” (Video)

At the start of his November 5 press conference Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner talked about how Montgomery County prepared for Hurricane Sandy and he praised Pepco’s planning efforts. Take a look.

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November 6, 2012 | Staff Writer

Linna Barnes

Sandy’s Impact on Election (Video)

Montgomery Week in Review host Don Mooers talks with guest Linna Barnes, Town of Chevy Chase Councilmember about the potential effect the destruction from Hurricane Sandy may have on the presidential election. Take a listen. Visit Montgomery Week in Review to see this episode on demand.

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November 6, 2012 | Staff Writer

County Council President Press Conference (Video)

Montgomery County Council member Roger Berliner met with the media on Nov. 5 for his weekly press conference. Berliner talked about a number of topics including Hurricane Sandy, Pepco’s planning and response to the storm (which he complimented), the upcoming election and some of the items on the Council’s Nov. 6 meeting agenda. He also […]

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November 5, 2012 | Staff Writer

Roger Berline

Pepco Prepared Well (Video)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner tells the media on Nov. 5 that the county and Pepco prepared well for Hurricane Sandy. Take a look.

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November 4, 2012 | Staff Writer

Berliner Meets with the Media

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner on Monday, Nov. 5, will meet with members of the media to discuss key items that will be facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. Among the topics he is expected to discuss are the response of the county and Pepco to the impact […]

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