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December 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

About 60 Firefighters Battled House Fire in Silver Spring

About 60 firefighters responded to a house fire on Lorain Avenue in Silver Spring Tuesday morning, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. A passerby called 911 around 6 a.m., Piringer said. The house was under renovation and unoccupied, and he said the fire was heavy when firefighters arrived. It […]

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December 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Load of Burning Trash Dumped on Street Near B-CC High School

A garbage truck driver dumped a load of the vehicle’s trash onto westbound East West Highway, in front of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School because the load was on fire. The incident happened around 3 p.m. on Monday. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Pete Piringer tweeted that the fire was extinguished and there were […]

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December 14, 2020 | Staff Writer

One Injured in Rollover Collision on Beltway

A person was injured in a rollover collision on the beltway (I-495) between Rockville Pike and Connecticut Avenue. Pete Piringer, a spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted that one person was extricated from a vehicle. The person was then evaluated for trauma, according to Piringer. The extent of the person’s injuries are […]

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December 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Water Main Break on Rockville Pike Causes Major Road Damage

A water main break Friday morning in front of the former White Flint Mall is causing traffic delays in the area of southbound Rockville Pike (MD-355) and Security Lane. Water main break southbound Route 355 in front of White Flint Mall.All traffic must turn right at Security Lane. #Rockville @mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/Nco1WNGteG — Michael Walsh (@GetMikeWalsh) […]

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December 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Fallece Mujer tras ser Atropellada sobre la I-270

Una mujer fue atropellada en la I-270 dirección norte cerca de la salida 9A después de salir de su automóvil sobre el andén, dijeron funcionarios estatales. Kelly Elizabeth Vanaman, de 34 años, de Frederick conducía por la I-270 norte en la I-370 norte alrededor de las 10:30 a.m. del martes, dijo la Policía Estatal de […]

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December 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Woman Struck, Killed on I-270 After Exiting Car on Shoulder

A woman was struck and killed on I-270 North near exit 9A after she got out of her car on the shoulder, state officials said. Kelly Elizabeth Vanaman, 34, of Frederick was driving on I-270 North at I-370 North around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Maryland State Police (MSP) said. She struck debris, which police believe was […]

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December 2, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay and Suzanne Pollak

Update: Police Identify Woman Who Died in Leisure World Fire

Updated [Dec. 2 at 5:00 p.m.]: Montgomery County Police have identified the woman who died after a fire at an apartment complex in Leisure World on Nov. 28. Authorities say 89-year-old Louise Burrows was found deceased in her apartment on the 15000 block of Elkridge Way in Silver Spring. The cause of the fire is under […]

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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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November 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Incendio Mortal deja más de 50 Residentes Desplazados

Una mujer murió y 50 residentes fueron desplazados debido a un incendio que se produjo en la mañana del sábado sobre la cuadra 15000 de Elkridge Way en Leisure World, en Silver Spring. Detectives del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery, División de Delitos Mayores e Investigadores de Explosivos de Incendios del Servicio de […]

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November 2, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Severe Winds Cause Damage Throughout Montgomery County

Severe winds Sunday night and Monday caused damage all over Montgomery County. Due to the extreme wind gusts, several trees and power lines have gone down, according to Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesman Pete Piringer. Late Sunday night, a large tree fell in Poolesville and crushed a car underneath it. No one […]

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