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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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November 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Electrical Fire at Silver Spring House Displaces Family

A family has been displaced due to a fire at their two level house in Veirs Mill Village, located in the 2900 block of Minden Road in Silver Spring. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson of Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, tweeted that around 60 firefighters were dispatched to the scene before 9 a.m. on Tuesday. […]

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October 23, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Muere Electrocutado Trabajador de la Construcción en Bethesda

Autoridades del condado de Montgomery informaron el martes en horas de la tarde que un trabajador de construcción, de origen hispano, falleció tras recibir una descarga eléctrica en  Bethesda, Maryland. El Departamento de Bomberos del condado Montgomery llegó a la zona de la construcción donde trabajaba la víctima en la cuadra 6000 de Wilmett Road, […]

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October 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Construction Worker Dies After Shock, Fall in Bethesda

UPDATE (5:20): Pete Piringer tweeted the construction worker has died from his injuries after getting electrocuted and falling into the eight-foot foundation of a home under construction in Bethesda. UPDATE – Wilmett Rd, 1 injured construction worker was electrocuted & succumbed to his injuries (electrocuted), while the other co-worker is expected to be treated & released, […]

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October 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rescue Workers Retrieve Submerged Car From Seneca Creek

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) workers retrieved a car that was submerged in Seneca Creek on Tuesday morning. According to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for MCFRS, a recreational boater discovered the vehicle at the bottom of the creek before 8:10 a.m. It was close to boat dock near Riley’s Lock and Seneca Landing Park. […]

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October 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Occupants Safe After Montgomery Village House Fire

On Monday at around 12:45 p.m., about 65 firefighters responded to a call about a house fire on Faber Court in Montgomery Village. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted that occupants of the house got out safely. Here’s a look at Piringer’s tweets about the incident for more details: […]

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September 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Brush Fire Continues to Burn on Hermit Island Near Great Falls

A brush fire on Hermit Island, located south of Great Falls Park in the Potomac River, has been burning since last week. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) responded to the fire on Hermit Island on Friday, according to MCFRS spokesman Pete Piringer. Fifteen firefighters were on the island while others assisted nearby on […]

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September 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Fire Causes Significant Damage to Commercial Building in Kensington

A furniture refurbishing business in Kensington has significant damage after a Thursday morning fire. Officials say about 75 firefighters responded to the 4100 block of Howard Avenue around 3:45 a.m. to help get the blaze under control. The fire caused $1.2 million in structural damage. Some nearby businesses were also significantly affected.  There were no […]

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September 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Olney Village Fire Displaces Two Families, Injures Firefighter

Several people were injured Tuesday morning in a 2 a.m. fire at two houses in the Olney Village neighborhood in the Brookeville area. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, said 70 firefighters were on scene responding to the emergency, and one of the firefighters has nonlife-threatening injuries. The firefighter is […]

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