Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS)

November 9, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Germantown House Fire Causes Floor to Collapse

Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service responded to a major house fire in Germantown Sunday, according to fire officials. At approximately 5:25 p.m., emergency services responded to a call about a house fire on White Sands Dr. in Germantown. Upon arriving at the scene, fire fighters observed the fire coming from the front door, according to […]

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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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August 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Motorist Injured After Falling Tree Hits Car

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to a sideways vehicle at around 9:10 a.m. Tuesday. The car had been traveling when it was struck by a tree on Westlake Drive near Tuckerman Lane in Rockville. One adult was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. MCFRS moved the tree out from the path of […]

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June 25, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Montgomery County Cancels Fourth of July Fireworks Displays

All public firework displays have been canceled for Montgomery County ahead of July Fourth due to ongoing coronavirus concerns. With social distancing and other restrictions still in effect to try and reduce the virus’ spread, many anticipated events have/are being canceled to avoid potential risk. July Fourth is only the latest in a list of […]

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June 25, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Loose Batteries Cause Accidental House Fire

Two people have been displaced after loose batteries caused their two-story North Potomac home to accidentally catch fire. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to the house in the 14600 block of Settlers Landing Way at around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for MCFRS, the fire originated in the kitchen, started […]

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June 11, 2020 | Tori Bergel

One Injured in Rollover on Goldsboro Road

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to a collision involving a single vehicle rollover at 7:05 a.m. Thursday on Goldsboro Road near MacArthur Boulevard. The vehicle caught fire during the incident. Emergency personnel transported one adult individual to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The road was temporarily closed between MacArthur Boulevard and Rannoch Road, […]

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May 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

No Injuries After Car Crashes Through Fence in Burnt Mills Area

A car crashed through a fence in the Burnt Mills area of Silver Spring, but there were no injuries. Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted that the incident occurred around 1 p.m. Friday. It happened southbound Route 29 on Columbia Pike near Lockwood Drive, across from the Trader Joe’s and […]

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April 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Volunteers Sew More than 1,400 Masks for Montgomery County Firefighters

An “army of sewers” is at it again making masks in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation coordinated an effort to donate masks to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services’ firefighters at stations throughout the county. The effort was intended to keep firefighters safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Fire Capt. Laura Murdock […]

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February 11, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Fire Performer in Critical Condition After Kensington Shed Fire

Updated Feb. 12: Fire and Rescue Service Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer tweeted that it’s probable the fire performer was dousing, or was about to douse, her baton with kerosene and it caught on fire and caught her clothing on fire.  Updated Feb. 13: Here’s MyMCMedia’s latest update on this story: Fire Performer Has Died After Significant […]

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February 11, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Three Pedestrians Struck in Separate Incidents in Silver Spring, Rockville

Three pedestrians were struck Tuesday in Montgomery County.  The first incident occurred close to 6 a.m. this morning, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer’s Twitter account. A person was struck on Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road in Silver Spring, and had non-life threatening injuries.  The second incident was […]

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