September 25, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Ambulance, Several Other Vehicles Involved in Collision in Wheaton

An ambulance and several other vehicles were involved in a crash in Wheaton on Thursday shortly before 4:00 p.m. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service officials say the Wheaton ambulance unit was en route to a call in Kensington traveling southbound on Georgia Avenue in the area of Arcola Avenue when it collided with another […]

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September 14, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Damascus Family Displaced Following Basement Fire

A family has been displaced from their home in Damascus after the basement caught fire around 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13, according to the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS).  The single-family home on 10200 Peanut Hill Dr off Newbury Road suffered significant damage, but no injuries were reported, MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete […]

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September 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Teen Rescued from Drowning While Swimming Across Potomac River

A 17-year-old male was rescued Sunday evening while trying to swim the Potomac River. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer explained the situation and near-drowning. He said around 6:15 p.m. MCFRS received a call about a person in the river. Once rescue services arrived the teenager was already brought to […]

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September 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Flooding Causes Road Closures, Leaves Cars Stranded in Montgomery County

Montgomery County is under a Flash Flood Warning until 6:45 p.m. Thursday due to huge afternoon downpours. Affected areas include Bethesda, Kensington and Aspen Hill. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said that downcounty was most affected by rain and flooding, causing roads like Beach Drive to close. Montgomery Parks alerted […]

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September 4, 2020 | Staff Writer

Early Morning Hyattstown Crash Leaves Three Adults, One Child Injured

A crash in Hyattstown left three adults and one child injured early Friday morning. One of the adults is in critical condition, according to authorities. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service crews responded to the single-vehicle accident on I-270 South at RT 109 around 2:45 a.m. Authorities say the vehicle appeared to have hit a […]

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August 31, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Firefighters Respond to Blaze at Montgomery County Transfer Station

Firefighters responded to a blaze at the Montgomery County Central Transfer Station on Frederick Road in the Rockville area on Sunday evening. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) units arrived on the scene around 6:45 p.m. after a report of a pallet of batteries on fire in the hazardous waste materials storage area of […]

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August 27, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Equipos de Rescate de Montgomery van Camino a Louisiana tras Paso del Huracán

Algunos socorristas del Servicio de Rescate y Bomberos del Condado de Montgomery se encuentran entre el personal de emergencia de todo el país que se dirige a Louisianna para ayudar con los esfuerzos de respuesta tras el paso del huracán Laura. Aproximadamente 45 miembros especializados del Equipo de Búsqueda y Rescate Urbano MDTF-1 FEMA del […]

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August 27, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Rescue Teams To Assist With Hurricane Laura Response

Some Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service first responders are among emergency personnel from across the country heading down to Louisianna to help with Hurricane Laura response efforts. About 45 specialized members from the Montgomery County MDTF-1 FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Team are heading to Baton Rouge, La. A caravan of more than a […]

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August 13, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch until Thursday evening in Montgomery County and throughout the region. There’s a chance of slow-moving thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rainfall. NWS officials say heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding. Potential impacts include rapid rises of water and flooded roads.  Drivers are urged to be […]

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August 4, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Árbol cae sobre un Automóvil en Montgomery y el Conductor Resulta Lesionado

Los Servicios de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery respondieron al llamado de un árbol que cayó sobre un vehículo, alrededor de las 9:10 a.m. del martes. El automóvil estaba en movimiento cuando fue golpeado por un árbol en Westlake Drive, cerca de Tuckerman Lane, en Rockville. Un adulto fue trasladado al hospital con […]

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