Rockville fire

June 11, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Fire Disrupts Freight Train Near Rockville Station

A CSX freight train was held up near the Rockville MARC station this morning when one of its cars started smoldering, according to Fire & Rescue Services spokesman Pete Piringer. The smoldering contents were cocoa powder, Piringer said. The car was separated from the train and moved to another track. Other trains face delays but […]

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March 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officers Honored for Saving Lives in Fire Without Protective Gear

Two police officers were honored for saving Rockville residents in a fire, wearing no protective firefighter gear. According to the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC), Corporal Paul Craine and Officer Ryan Mungra responded to a loud explosion coming from a townhouse, engulfed in flames. Although the two men didn’t have a firefighting apparatus and they […]

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July 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from June 29-July 6

For a holiday week, Montgomery County had a busy seven days, especially on the public safety front. Three major trials, two fires and a crime summary with a focus on county schools dominate the week’s list of stories (by the way, you’re getting 11 stories in your Top 10; both the preview of Catherine Hoggle’s […]

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