Fire & Rescue

19-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Pomfret

19-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Pomfret

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at approximately 11:25 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a single motor vehicle crash on Marshalls Corner Road near Hole Shot Place in Pomfret. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a Dodge pick-up truck was traveling south on Marshalls Corner Road...
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Fourth Maryland Patient Taken to Hospital with Bleeding From ‘Fake Weed’

Fourth Maryland Patient Taken to Hospital with Bleeding From ‘Fake Weed’

The Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Poison Center have reported the fourth hospitalization in Maryland from individuals experiencing risk of severe bleeding after using synthetic cannabinoids, which are often called Spice, K2, Bliss, Scooby Snax, or fake weed. Clinical signs include bruising, nosebleeds, bleeding of the gums, bleeding out of proportion to...
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Father and Son Charged in Arson of Recreational Vehicle

Father and Son Charged in Arson of Recreational Vehicle

A Deputy State Fire Marshal has served a criminal summons to two men involved in setting fire to a recreational vehicle in Charlotte Hall. The RV is owned by Daniel Leon Lindsey, Sr. On March 5, 2018, at approximately 6:43 pm, firefighters from Newburg Volunteer Fire Department responded to a one alarm fire located...
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Child Safety Seat Check to be Held April 19th in St. Mary’s County

Child Safety Seat Check to be Held April 19th in St. Mary’s County

On April 19, 2018, at the Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad, located at 21685 FDR Boulevard, in Lexington Park, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a Child Safety Seat Check. The event will be from 3 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. The safety seat check is open to citizens who do not...
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UPDATE: Names Released of Two Boaters who Died in Potomac River Boating Accident

UPDATE: Names Released of Two Boaters who Died in Potomac River Boating Accident

UPDATE 4/16/2018: The Maryland Natural Resources Police have released the names of the two victims in yesterday’s boating accident. Fermin Alvarado- age 45 Matias Alvarado-Arrue- age 31 They were brothers from Woodbridge, VA. Their bodies have been taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore for autopsies. 4/15/2018: On Sunday, April 15, 2018, at...
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UPDATE – EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Child PLaying with Lighter to Blame for Lexington Park Fire

UPDATE – EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Child PLaying with Lighter to Blame for Lexington Park Fire

UPDATE 4/10/2018 @ 2:00 p.m.: The Office of the State Fire Marshal determined the cause of the fire that started in the interior of the garage was accidental, and started by a child playing with a lighter. The total cost of damage to the structure and contents was estimated at $20,000. Smoke alarms were present and...
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Police in Charles County Investigating Two Seperate Deaths in Port Tobacco and Waldorf

Police in Charles County Investigating Two Seperate Deaths in Port Tobacco and Waldorf

On April 3, 2018, at approximately 3:25 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7400 block of Shirley Boulevard in Port Tobacco for the report of a missing person who possibly drowned. When officers arrived, they met with EMS who had arrived on the scene minutes before. A preliminary investigation...
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Serious Motor Vehicle Accident Reported in Mechanicsville

Serious Motor Vehicle Accident Reported in Mechanicsville

On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at approximately 8:00 a.m., police, fire and rescue crews responded to a report of an motor vehicle accident with injuries, in the 27600 block of Mechanicsville Road at Harding Way in Mechanicsville Crews arrived on scene to discover a motor vehicle accident with fire. The patient was removed by...
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Prince Frederick House Fire Ruled Accidental

Prince Frederick House Fire Ruled Accidental

On Saturday, March 31, at approximately 4:00 p.m., firefighters responded to Hallowing Point Road, in Prince Frederick for the report of a structure fire. Units arrived on scene to find an outside fire extending to the siding of three story, single family home. Twenty firefighters from the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding departments...
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Weekend Crash in Lexington Park Sends Two to Trauma Center

Weekend Crash in Lexington Park Sends Two to Trauma Center

On Saturday March 31, 2018, at approximately 9:45 a.m., police, fire and rescue crews responded to a motor vehicle accident on Pegg Road in the area of Westbury Blvd., in Lexington Park. Firefighters arrived on scene to discover a head on collision involving two vehicles. Two patients were transported by Maryland State Police helicopter Trooper...
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Family Home in Mechanicsville Destroyed by Fire

Family Home in Mechanicsville Destroyed by Fire

On Monday, April 2, 2018, at approximately 2:40 p.m., firefighters from the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding departments responded to Woodburn Hill Road, in Mechanicsville for the report of a house fire. Crews arrived on scene to discover a two story family home with heavy fire and smoke showing. No injuries have been reported...
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Motor Vehicle Accident on Indian Bridge Road Sends Woman to Hospital

Motor Vehicle Accident on Indian Bridge Road Sends Woman to Hospital

On Friday, March 30, 2018, at approximately 12:10 p.m., police, fire and rescue crews responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident on Indian Bridge Road, in California. Crews arrived on scene to discover a Toyota vehicle off the roadway with a single female patient. For unknown reasons the Toyota left the roadway...
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Bay District Responds to Machinery Fire at Concrete Plant in Lexington Park

Bay District Responds to Machinery Fire at Concrete Plant in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at approximately 5:15 p.m., firefighters from the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to Sanners Lane in Lexington Park for a brush fire. As firefighters were responding, the call was changed to an unknown fire. Units arrived on scene to find a concrete crusher on fire at the Carruth...
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Family Garage in Waldorf Destroyed by Fire

Family Garage in Waldorf Destroyed by Fire

On Friday, March 30, 2018, at approximately 3:25 a.m., firefighters from the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding stations responded to Luben Road, in Waldorf, for a garage fire. Units arrived on scene to find a one story detached garage on fire. Over 48 firefighters responded and it took approximately 20 minutes to bring the...
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UPDATE – Official Press Release from the Office of the State Fire Marshal: Two Children Die in Early Morning House Fire in Loveville

UPDATE – Official Press Release from the Office of the State Fire Marshal: Two Children Die in Early Morning House Fire in Loveville

UPDATE – Official Press Release from the Office of the State Fire Marshal: Deputy State Fire Marshals are currently investigating the origin and cause of an early morning fatal house fire that claimed the lives of two children ages two and three years old. The fire occurred at 28603 Point Lookout Road in Loveville....
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Driver Crashes Through Cemetery on Hermanville Road in Lexington Park

Driver Crashes Through Cemetery on Hermanville Road in Lexington Park

On Monday, March 26, 2018, at approximately 1:00 p.m., emergency personnel and deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Zion United Methodist Cemetery on Hermanville Road in Lexington Park for a motor vehicle accident. Police arrived on scene and discovered a Audi passenger vehicle several hundred feet off the roadway...
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Family Displaced and Three Children Injured in Lusby House Fire

Family Displaced and Three Children Injured in Lusby House Fire

On Sunday, March 25, 2018, at approximately 8:00 a.m., firefighters were alerted to the 12400 block of Rousby Hall Road, in Lusby for the house fire. Responding units were advised of multiple calls to 911. Firefighters arrived on scene and reported heavy fire and smoke showing. Three burn victims were transported to area hospitals...
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51-Year-Old Mechanicsville Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

51-Year-Old Mechanicsville Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

On March 19, 2018, at approximately 8:45 pm, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, responded to the 27000 block of Budds Creek Road, in Mechanicsville, for the report of a single vehicle collision. Upon arrival, deputies located a single vehicle off the roadway into a tree. The operator of the vehicle sustained...
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Waldorf Family Displaced After House Fire

Waldorf Family Displaced After House Fire

On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at approximately 6:35 p.m., firefighters from the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding departments were alerted to report of a  house fire at 2212 Elgin Court, in Waldorf. Crews arrived on scene to discover a 2 story single family home with fire and heavy smoke showing. The cause of the fire...
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UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Crash in Waldorf

UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Crash in Waldorf

UPDATE: On March 19, 2018, at approximately 7:15 p.m., a vehicle was stopped in the westbound lane on Plaza Drive at Western Parkway. Another vehicle travelling in the same direction struck the stopped vehicle in the rear. Citizens who witnessed the collision stopped to render aid. The driver of the striking vehicle, identified as Guillermo...
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Maryland State Police Prepare For Increased Patrols For St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

Maryland State Police Prepare For Increased Patrols For St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches on March 17, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and smart and avoid impaired and distracted driving. With an increase in impaired drivers expected throughout the state this weekend, state police will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating a Fatal Collision in Clinton

Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating a Fatal Collision in Clinton

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash involving a single vehicle in Clinton. The victim is 55-year-old Brenda Pryor of Regina Court in Clinton. On March 12, 2018, at approximately 6:20 am, patrol officers were called to the 11700 block of Piscataway Road for the report of a collision involving...
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Mechanicsville Man Injures Child in Drunk Driving Hit and Run Accident

Mechanicsville Man Injures Child in Drunk Driving Hit and Run Accident

On Saturday, March 10, 2018 at approximately 6:15 p.m., the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack broadcasted a look out for a hit and run single vehicle collision involving a black Chevrolet Silverado that occurred in the area of Route 5 and Old Leonardtown Road, in Hughesville. Corporal W. Jefferson was on patrol in the...
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Motor Vehicle Accident Involving Occupied School Bus in Clements Injures Six

Motor Vehicle Accident Involving Occupied School Bus in Clements Injures Six

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018., at approximately 12:00 p.m., fire, police, and rescue crews responded to a report of a serious motor vehicle accident with entrapment involving an occupied school bus on Budds Creek Road and Horseshoe Road, in Clements. Crews arrived on the scene to discover a passenger vehicle with the occupant trapped and unconscious,...
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UPDATE: Three Injured After Maryland State Police Cruiser and Ambulance Collide in Hollywood

UPDATE: Three Injured After Maryland State Police Cruiser and Ambulance Collide in Hollywood

UPDATE – MSP Press Release: A Maryland state trooper and two others were injured after the departmental vehicle she was driving crashed into an ambulance Tuesday afternoon in St. Mary’s County. At approximately 1:45 p.m., the trooper, identified as TFC Allison Oyler, was on duty operating a marked patrol car on MD Rt. 235...
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