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July 26, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Bethesda Family Reunited with Dog Who Fell in 25-Foot-Deep Well

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue saved a dog who fell into a 25-foot-deep well in Bethesda on Saturday, July 24. The dog, named Roxy, is a cattle dog and lab mix. Roxy’s owner, Melissa Swensrud of Bethesda, told MyMCM via a text message that she was taking Roxy and her two other dogs on a […]

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July 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Two-Vehicle Collision in Damascus Sends Two Adults to Hospital

Two adults were taken to a hospital following a collision in Damascus Thursday afternoon, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. A two-vehicle collision occurred on the 24800 block of Woodfield Road, Piringer reported around 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Both vehicles overturned, according to photos from Piringer. One person was trapped […]

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July 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Two Adults Suffer Likely Heat Exhaustion in Separate Incidents Around Billy Goat Trail 

Fire and rescue services responded to two separate incidents of likely heat exhaustion in the Billy Goat Trail area on Tuesday, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer. Around 3:40 p.m., Piringer reported a medical emergency on Billy Goat Trail A. One adult likely suffered heat exhaustion and was […]

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July 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Issues Another Hyperthermia Alert for Tuesday

Montgomery County is under a Hyperthermia Alert on Tuesday until 7 p.m. The county also issued the alert yesterday and several days over the past two weeks. “It’s going to be a pre-hydrate, hydrate and re-hydrate type of week,” Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer wrote on Twitter. As of about 11:30 […]

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July 12, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hombre Hispano de Silver Spring Pierde la Vida en Accidente en Fairland

Un hombre de Silver Spring murió en una colisión el lunes temprano en el área de Fairland, dijo el Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery (MCPD). Edwin Marcial Bonilla Sánchez, de 40 años, fue declarado sin vida en el lugar, dijo la policía. La policía respondió a llamado a la 1:46 a.m. Según MCPD, […]

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July 12, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Silver Spring Man Killed in Collision in Fairland, Police Say 

A Silver Spring man was killed in a collision early Monday in the Fairland area, the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said.  Edwin Marcial Bonilla Sanchez, 40, was pronounced deceased at the scene, police said. Police responded at 1:46 a.m. According to MCPD, a 2007 Honda Accord and 2004 Chevrolet Express work van were both […]

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July 12, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Under Hyperthermia Alert Monday 

Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert until 7 p.m. Monday. The alert is sent when temperatures/heat index is forecast to be at least 95 degrees. The county says this creates a “hazardous situation in which heat-stroke and heat exhaustion are likely.” Emergency Management and Homeland Security cautions residents to stay hydrated and take measures […]

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July 9, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Colisión con Camión Sobre la I-270 Deja a dos Personas Heridas

El viernes por la mañana, dos adultos fueron llevados a un hospital con heridas leves, luego de una colisión en la I-270 en dirección sur, dijo Pete Piringer, portavoz principal del Servicio de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery (MCFRS, por sus siglas en inglés). Una colisión de dos vehículos que involucró a un […]

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July 9, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Residents Displaced After Vehicle Hits Apartment Building

A few residents were displaced after a vehicle struck an apartment building in Gaithersburg, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) officials said. The collision occurred around 9:15 p.m. Thursday night at 22 Crestwood Drive, MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on Twitter. The driver was alone in the vehicle, Battalion Chief Steve Mann said, […]

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July 9, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Collision Involving Truck on I-270 Injures Two

Two adults were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a collision on Southbound I-270 Friday morning, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. A two-vehicle collision involving a tree-trimming truck occurred just past Muddy Branch Road, Piringer wrote around 7:20 a.m. The truck overturned and the two […]

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