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January 25, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Neighbor Rescues Grandparents, Grandchildren from Fire in Rockville

A man rescued his neighbors from a heavy fire around 11:20 p.m. Saturday in Rockville, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue officials said. A couple saw flames coming from their neighbors’ home on Sterling Terrace, said spokesperson Pete Piringer. George Totoreanu ran to help while his fiancée called 911. Inside the home were two grandparents and […]

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January 15, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 15, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Jan. 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Vaccine Survey:  Montgomery County launched an online survey for residents to better understand concerns about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.  The survey is online and open through Feb. 4. Respondents may remain anonymous and the survey is available in […]

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January 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 14, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Jan. 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. State Press Conference: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is holding a press conference today at 5:00 p.m. to provide an update on the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan. View it here on YouTube. 2. COVID-19 Testing: Free COVID-19 testing is available […]

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December 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Load of Burning Trash Dumped on Street Near B-CC High School

A garbage truck driver dumped a load of the vehicle’s trash onto westbound East West Highway, in front of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School because the load was on fire. The incident happened around 3 p.m. on Monday. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Pete Piringer tweeted that the fire was extinguished and there were […]

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December 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Water Main Break on Rockville Pike Causes Major Road Damage

A water main break Friday morning in front of the former White Flint Mall is causing traffic delays in the area of southbound Rockville Pike (MD-355) and Security Lane. Water main break southbound Route 355 in front of White Flint Mall.All traffic must turn right at Security Lane. #Rockville @mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/Nco1WNGteG — Michael Walsh (@GetMikeWalsh) […]

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December 2, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay and Suzanne Pollak

Update: Police Identify Woman Who Died in Leisure World Fire

Updated [Dec. 2 at 5:00 p.m.]: Montgomery County Police have identified the woman who died after a fire at an apartment complex in Leisure World on Nov. 28. Authorities say 89-year-old Louise Burrows was found deceased in her apartment on the 15000 block of Elkridge Way in Silver Spring. The cause of the fire is under […]

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December 2, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Rescued After ATV Capsizes in Potomac River

A man was rescued Tuesday morning after his ATV capsized on the Potomac River, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer. He was suffering from hypothermia and was taken to a hospital, Piringer told MyMCMedia. The man was apparently operating an amphibious ATV, which is more suitable for still-water, like a […]

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November 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Incendio Mortal deja más de 50 Residentes Desplazados

Una mujer murió y 50 residentes fueron desplazados debido a un incendio que se produjo en la mañana del sábado sobre la cuadra 15000 de Elkridge Way en Leisure World, en Silver Spring. Detectives del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery, División de Delitos Mayores e Investigadores de Explosivos de Incendios del Servicio de […]

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November 30, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Skateboarder in Serious Condition Following Collision

UPDATE: As of Monday noon, the juvenile is still hospitalized. ________________________________________________________ Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a serious collision involving a juvenile on a skateboard and a car that occurred Friday night at 10:10 p.m. Police officers from the First and Second Districts and Montgomery […]

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November 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Incendio en Apartamento de Gaithersburg Desplaza a Varias Familias

Decenas de bomberos respondieron al incendio en un apartamento en Gaithersburg el 13 de noviembre, según los Servicios de Rescate y Bomberos del Condado de Montgomery. Aproximadamente a la 1:20 p.m. el viernes por la tarde, los bomberos llegaron al lugar en Washington Grove Lane. El incendio se produjo en un apartamento desocupado del tercer […]

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