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November 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Collision on Airpark Road

UPDATED 11.22.16 Two people died in a fatal collision last night on Airpark Road. It happened shortly before 8 p.m. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that 27-year-old Stephen Diaz of Gaithersburg was traveling east on Airpark Road in a silver, 1999 Honda Civic CX, when for reasons still under investigation, the Honda crossed into the […]

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October 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Deploys New Advanced Life Support Chase Car (VIDEO)

Members of the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) are thanking the city’s elected leaders for supporting the department’s purchase of a new advanced life support (ALS) chase car. According to a city news release, the car, a 2016 Chevy Tahoe known as ALS703, will be staffed around the clock with RVFD volunteer and career paramedics. […]

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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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June 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metrobus Crashes into Tree Along East-West Highway in Silver Spring

A Metrobus crashed into a tree on East-West Highway near Grubb Road in Silver Spring late Monday afternoon, according to Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer. According to Piringer, one person was trapped and had to be rescued. He said paramedics were treating over a dozen patients at the scene. Piringer said the […]

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December 13, 2015 | Staff Writer

Carbon Monoxide Evacuation at Randolph Hills Home

Montgomery County fire and rescue crews evacuated a home in Randolph Hills on Saturday afternoon after discovering high concentrations of carbon monoxide at the residence at 4803 Topping Road. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said three people were transported to the hospital, two children aged 6 and 12, and a 34-year-old man. Piringer said […]

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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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September 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Woman Struck and Killed By Vehicle Along MD 355

A Gaithersburg woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on Monday morning as she walked across South Frederick Avenue at South Westland Drive shortly before 6 a.m., according to the Montgomery County Police Department. Police have identified the woman as 50-year-old Muivembet Gelaw. Police said Gelaw died from her injuries at the scene of […]

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September 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Serious Motorcycle Collision, Parkland Drive and Aspen Hill Road (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police are investigating a serious collision involving several vehicles, including a motorcycle, at Parkland Drive and Aspen Hill Road. According to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, the collision occurred before 8 a.m. on Wednesday morning. Piringer said the motorcycle driver suffered a serious injury. The police department’s Collision Reconstruction Unit […]

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May 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Near Drowning at Manor Woods Pool in Rockville

Lifeguards pulled a 13-year-old boy from a pool in Rockville late this afternoon, according to a Montgomery County fire and rescue official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the near drowning occurred in the 14400 block of Bauer Drive in Rockville at 4 p.m. at the Manor Woods Pool. Piringer said the teen was […]

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May 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Near Drowning Reported at Community Pool in Rockville

UPDATED A seven-year-old boy was transported to the hospital on Memorial Day after nearly drowning at a community pool in the 1600 block of Yale Place in Rockville, according to a county fire official. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that a bystander initiated CPR on the boy. Piringer […]

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