September 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Pepco Employee Injured While Working on Transformer (VIDEO)

A Pepco employee was injured on the job Wednesday night while working on a transformer in the Leisure World area. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer tells us more about this incident in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Pepco has released the following statement about the employee’s injuries: “On 9/7/2016, a Pepco employee […]

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October 20, 2015 | Staff Writer

Painter Injured in Fall Down Elevator Shaft in Potomac

A 30-year-old painter was injured in a fall down a residential elevator shaft today, according to a spokesperson with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS). MCFRS Spokeperson Pete Piringer said the incident occurred around 9:30 a.m. at 9209 Cranford Drive in Potomac where a house was being renovated. According to Piringer, the worker who […]

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January 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

‘Flash Fire’ at Panda Express

Montgomery County firefighters are on the scene of what a fire official describes as a “flash fire” at Panda Express at the Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire is now out. According to Piringer, an employee is being evaluated by EMS for minor burns. Lake Forest mall […]

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November 29, 2013 | Staff Writer

Fatal Construction Accident

Montgomery County fire rescue and police responded to a fatal construction accident on Thanksgiving Day. It happened near Poplar Run Drive in Wheaton, according to police. Police said an adult male worker was pronounced dead on the scene from a “fall.” The investigation continues. MCP on scene resd constr site near Poplar Run Dr, Wheaton. […]

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October 17, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Sanitation Strike (Video)

For the second day in a row, sanitation workers and union supporters were seen picketing outside the offices of Potomac Disposal, along Woodfield Road at Airpark Road, on Oct. 17. In this MyMCMedia extra, you will hear from one worker who says affordable healthcare is one of the issues that sparked this strike: Potomac Disposal […]

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