Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service

March 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Fiery Crash in Burtonsville Leaves Adult, Child Seriously Injured

A “fiery crash” in Burtonsville left two people, including a child, seriously injured, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. MCFRS transported the two to the hospital, Piringer wrote on Twitter. The collision occurred just before 1 a.m. Tuesday on Old Columbia Pike near Loma Linda Court. A car collided with […]

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March 8, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Dos Personas Hospitalizadas el Domingo tras una Colisión en Rockville

Dos personas fueron hospitalizadas después de que una colisión de dos autos provocara un accidente, en la madrugada del domingo en Rockville. La colisión, ocurrió alrededor de las 8 a.m. en Veirs Mill Road y Bradley Avenue, dos los ocupantes del vehículo fueron transportados por el Servicio de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery […]

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March 8, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Two People Hospitalized Sunday Following Collision in Rockville

Two people were hospitalized after a high-speed, two-car collision led to a car rollover early Sunday morning in Rockville. The collision, which occurred around 8 a.m. on Veirs Mill Road and Bradley Avenue, left two occupants transported to an area trauma center by Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS), according to MCFRS Battalion Chief […]

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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 19, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Glenmont Fire Caused $525,000 in Damages, No Injuries

A fire believed to have started in the kitchen caused massive damage to a home on Munson Street in Glenmont, according to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services. No one was injured, but two adults were displaced. According to tweets from Piringer, an occupant saw sparks on top of a small […]

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December 3, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Fire in Gaithersburg Townhouse Leaves One Man Seriously Injured

One man is in critical condition after a fire erupted in a Gaithersburg townhome late Wednesday night, according to officials. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded to the fire along Bayridge Drive in Gaithersburg around 11:30 p.m. One man who is currently in critical condition was rescued from the basement after being found on the […]

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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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October 19, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Injured Hiker Rescued by Rope System at Sugarloaf Mountain

The Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service aided in a rope rescue for an injured hiker at Sugarloaf Mountain on Sunday. An adult hiking on the Sugarloaf trails suffered non-life threatening injuries in a fall Sunday morning, according to Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesman Pete Piringer. Dozens of rescue workers responded […]

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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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April 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Rockville Man Charged With Defacing Synagogue, Setting Fire at Church

The 28-year-old Rockville man arrested April 9 and charged with spray-painting swastikas and hate-based words on the exterior of a Rockville synagogue also has been charged with setting fires at a church in Wheaton. Andrew Lemond Costas, along with 23-year-old Rebecca Matathias of Brookeville, was charged with second-degree arson, a felony, and defacing of religious […]

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