MCFRS

January 17, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Tercer Peatón Muere Atropellado en lo que va del Año

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery está investigando una colisión peatonal que ocurrió el jueves por la noche en Rockville Pike y que dejó una persona sin vida. Esta es la tercera muerte de peatones del año y la segunda muerte de peatones en Rockville Pike en un período de dos días. El […]

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January 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Second Pedestrian Killed on Rockville Pike in Two Day Period

Montgomery County Police Department is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred Thursday evening on the Rockville Pike. This is the third pedestrian fatality of the year and the second pedestrian fatality on the Rockville Pike in a two day period. According to a police statement, at 6:33 p.m. on Thursday, Rockville district officers, officers […]

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January 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Familia de Kensington Desplazada Tras Incendio

Una familia de cuatro, dos adultos y dos niños, ha sido desplazada de su hogar en Kensington después de un incendio ocurrido el martes, según Pete Piringer, portavoz del Departamento de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery. Piringer dijo en Twitter que el incendio se originó en el sótano y se extendió hasta el […]

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January 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Kensington Family Displaced After House Fire

A family of four – two adults and two children –  has been displaced from their home in Kensington after a fire on Tuesday, according to Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue. Piringer said on Twitter that the fire originated in the basement and extended into the second floor and attic […]

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January 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Electrical Fire at Sandy Spring Museum Causes $50,000 in Damage

The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS)‌ responded to a fire in the attic of the Sandy Spring Museum Monday night. An automatic fire alarm called MCFRS around 7 p.m. (~7p 1/13) Bentley Rd & Rt108, Sandy Spring Museum, automatic alarm, @mcfrs FFs encounter smoke in bldg, locate fire in hallway/breezeway/ceiling, likely cause electrical […]

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January 13, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New and Improved Fire Engines Added to MCFRS Fleet

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services recently got a total of 24 new fire engines that are in the process of making their way into service. MCFRS Chief Scott Goldstein says the new and improved engines will provide desperately needed support. “We’re very happy to now be placing in service part of this 23-unit engine […]

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January 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Fire and Rescue Begins ‘Cold Responses’ for Non-Critical Emergencies

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) began a county-wide program Jan. 1 to give “cold responses” to certain non-life threatening emergencies. The program will be ongoing.  Under the program, emergency vehicles might not flash their lights or use sirens when responding to non-critical emergencies, like fractures. Emergency medical dispatchers would determine whether or not […]

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January 9, 2020 | Staff Writer

Dozens of Firefighters Respond to Large Transfer Station Blaze in Rockville

Firefighters responded to the Montgomery County Transfer Station located on Shady Grove Road in Rockville around 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday night. MCFRS Chief, Scott Goldstein says there was a large fire in the trash pit located inside of the building. At one point, it took about 85 personnel to battle the blaze.  The fire fighters […]

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January 3, 2020 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Fire Crews Help With PG County Blaze

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews were among three local jurisdictions to aid in a large apartment fire in Prince George’s County on Friday morning. Just after 2:00 a.m., fire crews from Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, and Howard County responded to the 9100 block of Scott Adam Court in Laurel for the reported apartment […]

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December 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Fire at Poolesville Home Causes $350,000 Worth of Damage

Two people were displaced on Sunday after a fire at a home in Poolesville. The home is located on the 16000 block of Bud Road between Fisher Road and Hughes Road. According to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, the fire started around 6:45 p.m. and the occupants were not home. […]

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