MCFRS

March 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County’s First Responders, Employees Get Locally Produced Hand Sanitizer

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a critical shortage of hand sanitizer for Montgomery County’s employees and first responders. In response, a dynamic partnership has been created to address the shortfall. Locally made hand sanitizer has made its way into the hands of Montgomery County Police and staff at the Department of Correction and Rehabilitation thanks […]

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March 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Incendio Desplaza a Residentes de Aspen Hill

Un incendio en Aspen Hill, el martes por la tarde, desplazó al menos a 16 personas de sus hogares, según el Servicio de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery (MCFRS). Las autoridades dijeron que el incendio ocurrió alrededor de las 3 p.m. en los condominios Grand Bel II en la cuadra 3900 de Bell […]

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March 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Fire Caused by Improperly Discarded Cigarettes Displaces Aspen Hill Residents

A fire in Aspen Hill Tuesday afternoon displaced at least 16 people from their homes, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS). Officials said the fire happened around 3 p.m. at the Grand Bel II Condos in the 3900 block of Bell Pre Rd in Aspen Hill. Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer […]

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March 16, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Coronavirus Impact on Local First Responders

Like everyone else, first responders are facing major changes when it comes to everyday life during the coronavirus pandemic. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Chief Scott Goldstein says although the dispatch call volume has gone down compared to past daily averages, the goal for first responders is to stay prepared. With several closures and […]

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March 12, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

MCFRS Announces New Measures for Coronavirus Response

Montgomery County’s Fire and Rescue Service has implemented new measures to help ensure the safety of their firefighters and the public from coronavirus. In their monthly briefing, Fire Chief Scott Goldstein sat down with Assistant Chief Adam Jones to discuss MCFRS’s efforts towards preventing the spread of coronavirus. MCFRS has been working on preventative measures […]

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March 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Firefighters Contain Fast Spreading Bushfire in Montgomery Village

Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted Tuesday that dozens of firefighters contained a bushfire that was 5 to 8 acres long along powerlines in Montgomery Village. At around 3:15 p.m., the bushfire was encroaching nearby houses in the area of Duffer Way and Hickory View Place in Montgomery Village, but […]

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March 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

More Than $300K in Fire Damage at Chicken Basket Restaurant in Rockville

A fire in the kitchen area of the Chicken Basket restaurant on Norbeck Road in Rockville caused several businesses to close, according to Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Pete Piringer. There were no injuries. ICYMI (~10p 3/10) 4700blk Norbeck Rd, kitchen fire, involved duct work; Cause, accidental; Damage >$300K; no […]

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March 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday

Remember to Check Your Clocks Daylight saving time starts Sunday morning, March 8 at 2 a.m. Remember to check your clocks and set them ahead by one hour before going to sleep Saturday night. Many electronic devices automatically adjust when daylight saving time begins or ends. According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology […]

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March 4, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Recuerde Adelantar el Reloj el Domingo

Recuerde Cambiar la Hora de su Reloj El horario de verano comienza el domingo por la mañana, 8 de marzo a las 2 a.m. Recuerde revisar sus relojes y adelantarlos una hora antes de irse a dormir el sábado por la noche. Muchos dispositivos electrónicos se ajustan automáticamente cuando comienza o termina el horario de […]

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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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