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January 22, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Fatal Fires in Montgomery County

It’s been an unusual and busy start of the year for Montgomery County firefighters who have responded to three fatal fires this month. In 2013, there were three fire-related deaths during the entire year in Montgomery County. The first fire fatality of 2014 occurred on Jan. 8 when 4-year-old Lancelot Quarshie died in a Montgomery Village […]

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January 14, 2014 | Sonya Burke

House Fire on 2nd Avenue (Photos)

Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what caused a single-family house fire at 203 2nd Avenue in Washington Grove shortly after 6 a.m. on Jan. 14. On his Twitter account, Assistant Chief Scott Graham reports there was heavy fire showing when the first firetrucks arrived. According to Graham, three firefighters were injured battling the house fire […]

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January 13, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Child Dies After Falling Through Ice in Sediment Pond

UPDATED A 10-year-old child, identified by police as D’Angelo Jayvon McMullen, has died after falling through the ice on a sediment pond in Gaithersburg, according to Assistant Fire Chief Scott Graham of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS). Late in the afternoon of Jan. 13, Montgomery County fire rescue units were called to […]

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January 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Child Dies in Two-Alarm Fire, 40 Residents Displaced

UPDATED A four-year-old boy was killed in a two-alarm fire at the Cider Mill apartment complex on Jan. 8 and several other residents were injured, according to Montgomery County fire officials. The blaze was reported shortly after 4 p.m. in the 18200 block of Lost Knife Circle in Montgomery Village. Firefighters used ground ladders to […]

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January 1, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Multi-Vehicle Accident on Great Seneca Highway

UPDATED Montgomery County police and fire rescue units responded to a multi-vehicle accident at Great Seneca Highway and Longdraft Road on New Year’s Day. According to Montgomery County police, the call came in at 4:46 p.m. on Jan. 1 and southbound Great Seneca Highway was closed at Horn Point Drive during the police investigation and […]

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December 31, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Fire at Crisp and Juicy

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters responded to a building fire after noon on Dec. 28 at the Crisp and Juicy inside Wheaton Plaza. As they arrived on scene, firefighters reported a large volume of smoke from the roof and requested additional units including a second alarm. The Westfield-Wheaton Plaza mall, 11160 Veirs Mill Road, was evacuated […]

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December 25, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Christmas Day House Fire: Three People Burned, Five Displaced

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters have determined what caused a single-family house fire that sent three people, including two firefighters, to the hospital with burns and displaced five adults on Christmas Day. It happened shortly before 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 25 on Narrows Court in Silver Spring and has been ruled accidental. Assistant Fire Chief Scott […]

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November 6, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Fire in North Potomac (Photos)

Montgomery County firefighters responded to a garage fire at 12324 Triple Crown Road on Nov. 6. Assistant Chief Scott Graham said there were no injuries and the exact origin and cause of the blaze remain under investigation. Photographer Phil Fabrizio captured these photos (below) of firefighters at the scene. MCFRS on scene- 12324 TRIPLE CROWN […]

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October 13, 2013 | Staff Writer

Carbon Monoxide Risk & Backup Generators (Video)

In this report, Assistant Chief Scott Graham describes a recent carbon monoxide incident at a Bethesda a high rise building caused by an improperly ventilated generator. Scott explains when and why it is important to have a carbon monoxide detector. Take a look.

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October 13, 2013 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (Video)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week. This week’s show features stories on the Bell Times Report, Walk to School Day, Bus Rapid Transit, President Obama’s Visit to Rockville, the Bethesda Green Gala, Fire Prevention Week, Panhandling Efforts and more. You can watch it here.

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