February 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Storm Damage Outside Cedar Grove Store in Damascus (VIDEO)

The owner of the Cedar Grove Store in Damascus was working when strong winds lashed the area on Wednesday night. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Mony Cheam shows Sonya Burke some of the storm damage outside the store today.

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February 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Sledder Injured in Chevy Chase (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County firefighters rescued a woman who was injured while sledding at the Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase on Monday afternoon. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the sledder was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. According to Piringer, the sledder collided with a tree on a golf course about […]

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January 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Tree and Wires Down on Vehicle in White Oak

Montgomery County firefighters and paramedics  responded to the report of a tree and wires down on a car in the 10800 block of Lockwood Drive on Tuesday night in White Oak. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the vehicle’s driver was transported to a local hospital as a priority three patient. According to Piringer, […]

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October 21, 2015 | Staff Writer

Driver Killed in Fiery Crash in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

UPDATED A 21-year-old Takoma Park man was killed in a fiery crash overnight in Silver Spring. MCFRS Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the crash happened at Gist Avenue and Ray Drive around midnight. On his Twitter account, Piringer said the vehicle crashed into a tree and caught on fire. According to Piringer, the driver was pinned […]

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September 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Fatal Vehicle Crash on Darnestown Road (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal and fiery one-vehicle crash on Darnestown Road between Germantown Road and White’s Ferry Road. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the driver was killed in this collision overnight. The police department’s preliminary investigation indicates that the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Darnestown Road, around […]

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July 5, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Damascus

UPDATED A Damascus teen was killed in a one car crash in Damascus early today, according to Montgomery County Police. An off-duty Montgomery County police officer discovered the fatal crash in the 8100 block of Damascus Road shortly after 5 a.m. on Sunday morning. According to the police department’s preliminary investigation, the 2006 Cadillac CTS […]

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June 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Tree Falls on House, Woman Trapped

Montgomery County firefighters helped extricate a woman who was trapped in a bedroom after a tree fell onto a house on Saturday afternoon, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said it happened at 1508 Winding Waye Lane in Silver Spring. Piringer said the woman did not appear […]

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June 26, 2015 | Krista Brick

UPDATED: Two Dead in North Potomac Crash

UPDATED, June 26, 10:30 a.m. – Two 18-year-olds died in the crash off Dufief Mill Road when the car they were riding in struck a tree. According to Montgomery County Police Spokesperson Natasha Plotnikov, the two who died were backseat passengers of the car. The 18-year-old driver was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The […]

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June 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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UPDATED: National Weather Service Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Montgomery County

UPDATED The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Montgomery County effective from now until midnight on June 9th. An earlier tornado watch expired at 8 p.m. on Monday night. As thunderstorms rolled across Montgomery County, Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported a tree had fallen on a house […]

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June 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Car Crashes into Tree in Germantown (PHOTO)

UPDATED Montgomery County fire and rescue crews responded to a serious car accident at Scenery Drive and Germantown Road on Sunday evening. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that the driver was trapped inside a vehicle that struck a tree. According to Piringer, the 28-year-old man was extricated from […]

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