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April 1, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County EMS Strike Teams Help Relieve Stress on Emergency Rooms

In the midst of the current health crisis, local first responders are continuously working to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus. During this ever-changing environment, officials say local hospital emergency rooms can become overwhelmed. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services has implemented a new way to help potential coronavirus patients avoid the ER. EMS […]

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March 16, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Coronavirus Impact on Local First Responders

Like everyone else, first responders are facing major changes when it comes to everyday life during the coronavirus pandemic. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Chief Scott Goldstein says although the dispatch call volume has gone down compared to past daily averages, the goal for first responders is to stay prepared. With several closures and […]

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March 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Firefighters Contain Fast Spreading Bushfire in Montgomery Village

Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted Tuesday that dozens of firefighters contained a bushfire that was 5 to 8 acres long along powerlines in Montgomery Village. At around 3:15 p.m., the bushfire was encroaching nearby houses in the area of Duffer Way and Hickory View Place in Montgomery Village, but […]

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February 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Perros Rescatados de Incendio en Gaithersburg

Un gran incendio arrasó con una casa en Oak Shade Road, cerca de Ramsdell Court en Gaithersburg, alrededor de las 10 a.m., así informó el Servicio de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery. 68 Oak Shade Rd. Near Ramsdell Court, Gaithersburg, townhouse FFs approaching scene w/ heavy smoke showing — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) February […]

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February 25, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Dogs Rescued From Gaithersburg Townhouse Fire

A large fire broke out at a townhouse on Oak Shade Road near Ramsdell Court in Gaithersburg at around 10 a.m, reported Montgomery County’s Fire and Rescue Service. 68 Oak Shade Rd. Near Ramsdell Court, Gaithersburg, townhouse FFs approaching scene w/ heavy smoke showing — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) February 25, 2020 Firefighters initially arrived at […]

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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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February 10, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Firefighters Rescue Unconscious Man From Silver Spring House Fire

Firefighters rescued an unconscious man from the second floor of a burning home early Saturday morning. The home is located on the 200 block of Plymouth Street in Silver Spring. According to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, firefighters responded to a 9-1-1 call from a passing neighbor around 9:30 a.m. […]

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February 4, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

ACTUALIZACIÓN: Hombre Muere Atropellado por Tren

Actualización (4 de febrero): el Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery emitió una declaración sobre una colisión fatal de peatones en Rockville que involucró un tren, el lunes. La policía dijo que los oficiales del distrito de Rockville, los oficiales de la ciudad de Rockville y el personal de bomberos y rescate del condado […]

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February 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Man Fatally Struck By Train in Rockville

Update (Feb. 4): Montgomery County Police Department released a statement about a fatal pedestrian collision in Rockville involving a train on Monday. Police said Rockville district officers, Rockville City officers, and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue personnel were dispatched to the scene at 4:12 p.m. on Monday. A pedestrian was struck by a MARC Brunswick […]

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February 3, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Colisión Fatal de Peatones que Involucra Tren CSX

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery tuiteó el lunes por la tarde sobre una colisión fatal de peatones, en Rockville, que involucra a un tren CSX. La policía dice que el incidente ocurrió en el bloque 6000 de Halpine Road. Mientras la policía investiga el incidente, Bou Avenue, detrás de la tienda Target, […]

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