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June 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Strong Storms Knock Down Trees and Wires in Silver Spring Neighborhood (VIDEO)

Strong thunderstorms brought down some large trees and wires in the Northwood Park neighborhood of Silver Spring on Monday afternoon, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer said an intense round of storms brought down trees and wires onto homes in the Dennis Avenue and Royalton Road area. […]

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April 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Severe Storms Roll Across Montgomery County (VIDEO)

4.6.17 UPDATED Severe storms rolled across Montgomery County on Thursday afternoon with heavy rains, hail and high winds. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 5 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). As the storms headed towards Montgomery County earlier today, the NWS issued a tornado warning as well as a […]

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March 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Winds Toppled Trees and Wires Across Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

Strong winds toppled trees and wires across Montgomery County on Wednesday afternoon. Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer said dispatchers fielded dozens of calls within an hour’s time this afternoon. Piringer said there were no reports of serious injuries. At 5 p.m., there were over 1,600 Pepco customers without power in Montgomery County, according to […]

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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Windy Weather Brings Wires and Tree Branches Down, Kensington House Apartments Lose Power (PHOTOS)

Strong winds brought tree limbs, branches and wires down in some areas of Montgomery County on Sunday afternoon. In Kensington, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said a pole was snapped by the wind in the 10200 block of Frederick Avenue near Kensington Parkway. Piringer said the roads were closed and 140 apartments at Kensington […]

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June 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Strong Storms Bring Wires and Trees Down Along Brink Road

A portion of Brink Road is closed after thunderstorms swept thru the area and brought down some wires and trees, according to Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer. Piringer said some residents are without power following the severe weather. While the cleanup is underway, Brink Road is closed between Goshen Road and Wightman […]

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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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