car fire

June 11, 2020 | Tori Bergel

One Injured in Rollover on Goldsboro Road

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to a collision involving a single vehicle rollover at 7:05 a.m. Thursday on Goldsboro Road near MacArthur Boulevard. The vehicle caught fire during the incident. Emergency personnel transported one adult individual to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The road was temporarily closed between MacArthur Boulevard and Rannoch Road, […]

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March 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

‘He Saved My Life’: Woman Rescued From Burning Car Reunited with Police Officer

On February 26, 2019, Montgomery County Police Officer Michael Damskey rescued Rokhaya Ding from her burning car. Last week, the two reunited for the first time and Friday, they spoke to media about the experience. Ding thanked God for sending Damskey to save her life. The following video contains some graphic content that may not […]

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July 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Truck Catches Fire Near Shady Grove Middle School

Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted Wednesday that a contractor’s truck caught on fire by Shady Grove Middle School in Gaithersburg. According to Piringer, the fire was extinguished and no one was injured. 8100 Mid County Highway, Shady Grove Middle School. Vehicle fire next to bldg, Contractors truck burned […]

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June 4, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Car Set on Fire in Gaithersburg

A vehicle was set on fire in Gaithersburg Monday night, said Fire & Rescue Service spokesman Pete Piringer. No one was injured in the fire, which was started just before 11 p.m. in the 100 block of Harmony Hall Road, Piringer said. Damages amount to around $16,000. The Fire & Rescue Service is asking anyone […]

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April 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Car Wash Gone Wrong: Vehicle, Garage Fire in Damascus

A car caught on fire from the owner cleaning and drying it with a “heat gun,” Pete Piringer, a spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, said on Twitter. According to Piringer, firefighters responded to calls Thursday morning about a vehicle engulfed in flames in a driveway on Middleboro Drive in Damascus. The fire […]

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July 6, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Jeep Fire in Poolesville

Fireworks Blow Up Car; Charges Pending

Charges are pending for the person responsible for a vehicle fire caused by fireworks. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews and the Montgomery County police department responded to Hunting Quarter Road in Poolesville Thursday morning after a park official from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources found the damaged jeep. A preliminary investigation revealed that […]

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September 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Several Vehicles Damaged by Car Fire in Residential Parking Garage (PHOTO)

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters responded to a car fire early this morning in a residential parking garage in the the 11800 block of Old Georgetown Road. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said several vehicles were damaged in the fire that occurred around 4 a.m. on Friday. There were no injuries. Investigators ruled the cause […]

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March 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Police: Three People Injured After Single Car Collision on Emory Lane

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a single-vehicle collision that happened on Emory Lane on Wednesday, March 16. According to police, it happened around 11:30 p.m., when officers attempted to stop a light colored 2011 Toyota Camry on southbound Layhill Road, near Georgia Ave. Police say the car did not stop and officers followed the […]

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