fire and rescue services

March 2, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Incendio en Sandy Spring Desplaza a Familia

Un incendio arrasó una casa de Sandy Spring el lunes alrededor de las 4:30 a.m. Los funcionarios de los Servicios de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery dicen que había dos personas dentro de la vivienda en ese momento, pero salieron a tiempo y no sufrieron heridas. Alrededor de 75 bomberos respondieron al incendio […]

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March 2, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Early Morning Sandy Spring House Fire Displaces Family

A fire ravaged through a Sandy Spring home on Monday around 4:30 a.m. Officials with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services say there were two people inside at the time, but they got out in time and had no injuries. About 75 firefighters responded to the home on the 18500 block of Brooke Road near […]

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December 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring House Fire Displaces Family

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded to a house fire in the 9200 block of Whitney Street in Silver Spring early Friday morning. The fire displaced the family of five and one adult was transported to a nearby hospital for smoke inhalation, according to Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer. The fire started in […]

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September 27, 2019 | Staff Writer

County Program Preps Students For Careers in Fire and Rescue Services

The Montgomery County Public Schools Fire Science and Rescue Cadet program prepares high school students for a variety of careers in fire and rescue services, including fire prevention, control and emergency medical technology. Students spend part of the day in their home high school and also attend formal training at the Montgomery County Public Safety […]

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September 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Fire Causes Significant Damage to Commercial Building in Kensington

A furniture refurbishing business in Kensington has significant damage after a Thursday morning fire. Officials say about 75 firefighters responded to the 4100 block of Howard Avenue around 3:45 a.m. to help get the blaze under control. The fire caused $1.2 million in structural damage. Some nearby businesses were also significantly affected.  There were no […]

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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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April 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Forest Glen House Fire Displaces Family

More than 50 firefighters battled a house fire on Brisbane Street in the Forest Glen area of Silver Spring early Thursday morning. The fire displaced the family of four and sadly left the family cat dead, according to Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer. The fire started in the rear porch and involved an […]

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February 15, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Officials say Closed Doors Can Save Lives During a Fire

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Chief Spokesman, Pete Piringer says closed doors during a fire is important, and could determine life or death in some situations. Watch the video to hear more details.

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October 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Pick-up Truck Crashes into Silver Spring Restaurant (PHOTOS)

UPDATED A pick-up truck through a restaurant in Silver Spring, Monday morning, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer. A pick-up truck drove into La Frontera Restaurant and caused moderate structural damage, Piringer said. Emergency responders extricated the the driver of the car and transported the driver to the hospital. Randolph Road […]

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August 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

Partial Building Collapse in Wheaton Closes Some Lanes of University Blvd at Veirs Mill Rd (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue services are responding to a partial building collapse of the Mattress Warehouse store located at 2704 University Boulevard in Wheaton. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the building was evacuated and there are no injuries. At this time, some westbound lanes of University Boulevard at Veirs Mill Road are […]

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