July 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Two-Vehicle Collision in Damascus Sends Two Adults to Hospital

Two adults were taken to a hospital following a collision in Damascus Thursday afternoon, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. A two-vehicle collision occurred on the 24800 block of Woodfield Road, Piringer reported around 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Both vehicles overturned, according to photos from Piringer. One person was trapped […]

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July 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man’s Best Friends Help Save Owner Stuck in Mud

Things were not looking good for a man who was stuck in the mud at the edge of the Potomac River near Brookmont Dam at the C&O Canal on Monday. According to Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue, the man was playing fetch with his two dogs about 50 yards away […]

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August 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Serious Collision at Key West Avenue and Darnestown Road

Montgomery County firefighters extricated a patient from a serious collision that occurred before 6 a.m. today at Key West Avenue and Darnestown Road. On his Twitter account, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said two people were transported to the hospital with injuries from the crash. According to Piringer, the patients’ injuries are not life […]

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November 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Cherry Hill Road Reopens After Fatal Collision (PHOTO & VIDEO)

UPDATED  Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision that occurred shortly before 3 a.m. today in the Calverton area of Cherry Hill Road and Broadbirch Drive. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2006 Mack tractor-trailer was traveling east on Cherry Hill Road. Police said a 2012 Infinity EX35 was turning right […]

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September 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Collision Shuts Down I-270 Southbound Before Clarksburg Road (PHOTOS)

Two vehicles collided along I-270 just before the Tuesday afternoon rush hour shutting down all southbound lanes before Clarksburg Road, according to a Montgomery County fire rescue spokesperson. On his Twitter account, Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported that one of the vehicles went into a wooded area and it took rescue crews […]

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May 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Car Crashes Into Office Building From Parking Garage (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters extricated two people after a car crashed into an office building from a ground level parking garage at 11820 Parklawn Drive this morning. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said medics transported a total of four people to area hospitals, including the driver of the car. He said their injuries are […]

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