MCFRS

December 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kitchen Fire at Chevy Chase Apartment Complex Displaces Two Families

A fire at the Riveria House, an 11 story apartment complex on East-West Highway in Chevy Chase, has caused $75,000 worth of damages. As a result of the fire, two families have been displaced from the apartment complex. According to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, the fire started on the seventh […]

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December 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Vehicle Crashes Through Gas Station Sunday, Injuring Patron

On Sunday, a vehicle crashed through the food mart at a Shell Gas Station in Germantown, injuring a patron inside the store. First responders were dispatched to the scene, at Frederick Road near Henderson Corner, when it happened at about 6:30 p.m. According to Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, […]

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December 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring House Fire Displaces Family

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded to a house fire in the 9200 block of Whitney Street in Silver Spring early Friday morning. The fire displaced the family of five and one adult was transported to a nearby hospital for smoke inhalation, according to Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer. The fire started in […]

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December 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

More Than a Dozen Displaced After White Oak Townhouse Fire

Three townhouses were damaged in a fire that displaced 10 adults, five children, three dogs and a cat early Thursday morning in the White Oak area of Silver Spring. Firefighters responded to the 11100 block of Columbia Pike around 1 a.m. Thursday morning to find fire in the attic of two townhouses. Approximately 85 firefighters […]

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December 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Olney Ale House: ‘We Will Be Back’

More than a week after a fire closed the historic Olney Ale House, a message was posted on the restaurant’s Facebook page that said, “We Will Be Back.” A statement on the Ale House’s website says that the restaurant hopes to reopen early 2020. The statement thanks Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) for […]

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December 11, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

School Bus and Pick-Up Truck Collide in Silver Spring

A school bus and a pick-up truck were involved in an accident in Silver Spring on Wednesday morning. Officials with MCPD and MCFRS say a school bus t-boned the truck at the intersection of Randolph Road and Hawkesbury Lane shortly after 7:00 a.m. There were no passengers on the school bus at the time of […]

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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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