MCFRS

December 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Currently Hiring 9-1-1 Call Specialists

County Accepting Applications Through Feb. 3, 2020 Montgomery County currently has openings for 9-1-1 call taker/dispatchers in the County’s Emergency Communication Center (ECC). Applications may be submitted online from now through Feb. 3, 2020, here. The ECC is responsible for all 9-1-1 calls placed in the County. The Public Safety Emergency Communications Specialist (Emergency Call […]

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December 6, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Life Savers Honored During Awards Ceremony

The Emergency Medical and Integrated Healthcare Services Awards Ceremony was a chance to acknowledge the heroic actions of Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services personnel and community members for assisting in EMS calls. The event, held at the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on Wednesday, detailed 12 different incidents where people who had near-death experiences […]

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November 16, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Incendio en Estación de Gasolina en Rockville Causa Daños Millonarios

Más de 80 bomberos respondieron a un incendio en la estación de servicio Sunoco, ubicada en la calle 790 Hungerford Drive en Rockville, poco después de las 10 a.m. del viernes. El portavoz de bomberos y rescate del condado de Montgomery, Pete Piringer, dijo que un jefe de bomberos del Departamento de Bomberos Voluntarios de […]

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November 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne and Jordan Lindsay

Fire at Rockville Gas Station Causes $1 Million Worth of Damage

More than 80 firefighters responded to a blaze at the Sunoco gas station, at 790 Hungerford Drive in Rockville shortly after 10 a.m. Friday. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesman Pete Piringer says a fire chief from Rockville’s Volunteer Fire Department originally noticed the fire, while he was passing down Md. 355. When firefighters were […]

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November 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Electrical Fire at Silver Spring House Displaces Family

A family has been displaced due to a fire at their two level house in Veirs Mill Village, located in the 2900 block of Minden Road in Silver Spring. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson of Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, tweeted that around 60 firefighters were dispatched to the scene before 9 a.m. on Tuesday. […]

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November 1, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Woman Dies After Storm Causes Tree to Fall on Car

A tree fell on a car, killing a woman. Officials say a woman was sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle waiting for the rain to stop when a large tree, about 30 feet tall, fell on a car on Delford Avenue near Randolph Road in Colesville around 9:47 p.m. Thursday. The woman was […]

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October 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Injured in Kensington Collision Involving Cyclist, Multiple Vehicles

Five people were taken to the hospital after a collision in Kensington involving multiple vehicles and a cyclist, according to Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS). Piringer told MyMCMedia that one of the five people is facing life threatening injuries, two of them appear to have serious injuries, and […]

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October 23, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Muere Electrocutado Trabajador de la Construcción en Bethesda

Autoridades del condado de Montgomery informaron el martes en horas de la tarde que un trabajador de construcción, de origen hispano, falleció tras recibir una descarga eléctrica en  Bethesda, Maryland. El Departamento de Bomberos del condado Montgomery llegó a la zona de la construcción donde trabajaba la víctima en la cuadra 6000 de Wilmett Road, […]

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October 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Construction Worker Dies After Shock, Fall in Bethesda

UPDATE (5:20): Pete Piringer tweeted the construction worker has died from his injuries after getting electrocuted and falling into the eight-foot foundation of a home under construction in Bethesda. UPDATE – Wilmett Rd, 1 injured construction worker was electrocuted & succumbed to his injuries (electrocuted), while the other co-worker is expected to be treated & released, […]

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October 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rescue Workers Retrieve Submerged Car From Seneca Creek

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) workers retrieved a car that was submerged in Seneca Creek on Tuesday morning. According to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for MCFRS, a recreational boater discovered the vehicle at the bottom of the creek before 8:10 a.m. It was close to boat dock near Riley’s Lock and Seneca Landing Park. […]

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