police and fire

September 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Woman Struck and Killed By Vehicle Along MD 355

A Gaithersburg woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on Monday morning as she walked across South Frederick Avenue at South Westland Drive shortly before 6 a.m., according to the Montgomery County Police Department. Police have identified the woman as 50-year-old Muivembet Gelaw. Police said Gelaw died from her injuries at the scene of […]

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November 17, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Car. vs. House (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Police are investigating why a motorist collided with a house in the 22100 block of New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the driver’s injuries are minor. According to Piringer, the occupants of the house and their pets have been displaced because of significant structural damage to […]

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May 1, 2014 | Staff Writer

Overturned Vehicle on Gude Drive (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police and fire responded to an overturned vehicle at Crabbs Branch Way and East Gude Drive shortly before 8:30 a.m. on May 1. Fire Spokesperson Pete Piringer reports on his Twitter account that there were four injuries, including two children. He said the injuries do not appear to be life threatening. So far, […]

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April 30, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Suspicious Package at Diamond Elementary

UPDATED Police and fire rescue units were called to Diamond Elementary School at 4 Marquis Drive shortly before 9:30 a.m. on April 30 for the report of a small suspicious package that was delivered to a staff member from an unknown individual. Officer Dan Lane said police were called because the staff member found an […]

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January 22, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Fatal Car Accident

UPDATED I-270 is now open at Shady Grove Road and traffic is moving southbound. ========================================================================================================= Commuter alert: I-270 southbound is shut down at Shady Grove Road as police investigate a fatal car accident in Gaithersburg. Local lanes are getting by but motorists should prepare for significant delays through this area.

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August 20, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Bus Versus House (Video)

UPDATED Montgomery County officials have released this video of the Ride On bus accident that occurred on Aug. 20. You can see what was happening in and out of the bus before and after the vehicle hit a house and a parked taxi cab. A Ride On bus crashed into the front door of a […]

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