non-life-threatening injuries

January 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Fire and Rescue Begins ‘Cold Responses’ for Non-Critical Emergencies

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) began a county-wide program Jan. 1 to give “cold responses” to certain non-life threatening emergencies. The program will be ongoing.  Under the program, emergency vehicles might not flash their lights or use sirens when responding to non-critical emergencies, like fractures. Emergency medical dispatchers would determine whether or not […]

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September 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Four People Injured in Kensington Collision

Four people were taken to the hospital this morning with nonlife-threatening injuries after a multi-vehicle accident in Kensington. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted that the collision occurred at around 8:15 a.m. on University Boulevard West and Hobson Street. ICYMI (~815a) University Blvd., West & Hobson Street, cargo/maintenance van […]

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August 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Burtonsville Shooting

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a possible shooting that happened in Burtonsville Monday afternoon. According to police, at approximately 2:53 p.m., the Emergency Communications Center received a call to report an assault inside of a vehicle at the intersection of Cedar Tree Drive and Red Maple Court. Third District officers responded to the location and […]

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December 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Aspen Hill Shooting

Montgomery County police are investigating a shooting involving two adult victims that happened in Aspen Hill overnight. According to police, at approximately 12:02 a.m., the Emergency Call Center received a call from a male who said he and a female companion had been shot while parked in a vehicle in the 3800 block of Palmira Lane in the […]

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November 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Car Crashes into Gaithersburg Townhouse (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

A car crashed into a Gaithersburg townhouse Tuesday night,  injuring one person, according to Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer. It happened at 11 p.m. on Keymar Way. Piringer said that the driver of the BMW SUV suffered non life-threatening injuries and was  taken to the hospital. Firefighters evacuated three residents of the home. Piringer […]

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November 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Truck Collision on Southbound I-495 Causes Delays (PHOTOS)

UPDATE 12:30 p.m. Maryland State Police report that a Freightliner box truck struck another box truck early this morning near the American Legion Bridge. Police said the 2014 Freightliner truck overturned and landed on a 2015 BMW 428I, driven by a Rockville resident, as well as a 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser, which was driven by a […]

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August 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Fatal Burtonsville Car Crash

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision that happened Wednesday afternoon in the Burtonsville area. Officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to reports of a collision in the Sandy Spring and Old Columbia Pike area shortly after 4 p.m. According to a preliminary investigation, a 1996 Saturn SL, travelling eastbound on Sandy Spring […]

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May 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

At Least a Dozen People Injured in Silver Spring Van Crash (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews responded to what they are calling a “mass casualty” incident involving a two-van collision on Columbia Pike near Musgrove Road Thursday morning. According to Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, 23 children, age 12 to 14, and two adults were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The accident caused multiple lane […]

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March 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Police: Three People Injured After Single Car Collision on Emory Lane

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a single-vehicle collision that happened on Emory Lane on Wednesday, March 16. According to police, it happened around 11:30 p.m., when officers attempted to stop a light colored 2011 Toyota Camry on southbound Layhill Road, near Georgia Ave. Police say the car did not stop and officers followed the […]

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March 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Car Crashes into Gaithersburg Restaurant (PHOTOS)

A car crashed through a glass entrance of a restaurant in Gaithersburg on Thursday, March 10. It happened on the 8300 block of Snouffer School Road at El Esperanzano II Restaurant, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. He said that there was no entrapment and one adult was transported with non-life-threatening injuries. The crash […]

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