Fire & Rescue

STS Bus Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident in Leonardtown

STS Bus Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident in Leonardtown

On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at approximately 12:35 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Budds Creek Road in Leonardtown, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find an STS Bus and a pick-up truck involved in a t-bone style collision. Firefighters...
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Board of Charles County Commissioners Recognize Volunteer Top Responders

Board of Charles County Commissioners Recognize Volunteer Top Responders

This past week was “National Volunteer Week” and to honor our volunteer fire and EMS members the Charles County Commissioners offered a proclamation and individual “certificates of appreciation” to our “top responders” for both fire and EMS. Pictured are the 1st Place Responders from each station receiving their certificates and the presentation of the...
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Two Flown to Trauma Center After Vehicle Strikes Pole in Lexington Park

Two Flown to Trauma Center After Vehicle Strikes Pole in Lexington Park

On Monday, April 15, 2019, at approximately 6:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Mattapany Road in the area of Kohut Way in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on scene to find a Honda Civic on its side into a utility pole,...
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No Injuries Reported in School Bus Accident in Park Hall

No Injuries Reported in School Bus Accident in Park Hall

On Monday, April 15, 2019, at approximately 2:45 p.m., police and emergency personnel responded to Point Lookout Road and Park Hall Road, in Park Hall, for a motor vehicle accident involving a school bus. Police arrived on scene to find a Volkswagon was rear-ended by a school bus. There were no passengers on the...
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VIDEO: Maryland State Police Arrest Man Passed Out in Vehicle at Lexington Park McDonald’s

VIDEO: Maryland State Police Arrest Man Passed Out in Vehicle at Lexington Park McDonald’s

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 10:15 a.m., Trooper First Class, C. Ditoto of the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to the St. Marys Square Shopping Center for the report of an unconscious male in a vehicle. Ditoto made contact with the driver of a Jeep Renegade that was parked in a...
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VIDEO: No Injuries and One Arrested for Drunk Driving After Single Vehicle Crash in California

VIDEO: No Injuries and One Arrested for Drunk Driving After Single Vehicle Crash in California

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 1:20 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Chancellors Run Road, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and on the curb, with all occupants out of the...
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VIDEO: Intoxicated Callaway Man Sits in Lawn Chair, Drinking Beers and Watching Camper Burn as Firefighters Arrive

VIDEO: Intoxicated Callaway Man Sits in Lawn Chair, Drinking Beers and Watching Camper Burn as Firefighters Arrive

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 5:00 p.m., firefighters from Valley Lee, and Bay District responded to the area of the Callaway Post Office on Piney Point Road and Quiet Acre Lane in Callaway, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a camper fully engulfed on fire. When the...
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish RV Fire in Mechanicsville

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish RV Fire in Mechanicsville

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 9:05 p.m., firefighters from Hollywood and Mechanicsville responded to Fowler Industrial Park on Three Notch Road and Alexandria Way in Mechanicsville, for the reported commercial vehicle fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a motor home with fire showing from the engine compartment and interior. Firefighters extinguished...
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No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Rollover in Saint Mary’s City

No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Rollover in Saint Mary’s City

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 1:20 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Eighteen Wheel Drive in Saint Mary’s City, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway, overturned and in a ditch with...
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Firefighters Respond to Kitchen Fire in Chaptico

Firefighters Respond to Kitchen Fire in Chaptico

On Saturday, April 13, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m., firefighters from Seventh District, Leonardtown, Hollywood Mechanicsville, and Charles County responded to 36029 Center Avenue in Chaptico, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a 1-story single family residence with smoke showing from all sides. Firefighters arrived on scene to find...
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No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree on Point Lookout Road

No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree on Point Lookout Road

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 1:20 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Willows Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a tree. The single occupant signed...
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Two Good Samaritans Save Woman From Burning Car After Motor Vehicle Accident in Sunderland

Two Good Samaritans Save Woman From Burning Car After Motor Vehicle Accident in Sunderland

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 7:30 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Maryland Route 260 and Jewell Road in Sunderland, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle on fire, and one person unconscious. Dispatch further advised one vehicle was on fire with the occupant...
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State Police Aviation Crew out of Saint Mary’s County Rescues Patient From Cargo Ship In The Chesapeake Bay

State Police Aviation Crew out of Saint Mary’s County Rescues Patient From Cargo Ship In The Chesapeake Bay

On Friday, April 12, 2019, at approximately 12:45 p.m., personnel from the Maryland State Police Aviation Command (MSPAC) received a request from the Anne Arundel County Fire Department requesting a helicopter to assist them with the extraction of a medical patient from a cargo ship. Anne Arundel County Fire Department and the United States...
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UPDATE: One Cast Member and Two Audience Members Injured During School Play at Patuxent High

UPDATE: One Cast Member and  Two Audience Members Injured During School Play at Patuxent High

UPDATE: During the performance of the Phantom of the Opera, at Patuxent High School, a rolling set piece with the student playing the Phantom inside of it was pushed down the aisle, tipped over, and fell on two audience members. Emergency services were called. The student playing the Phantom and two audience members were...
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VIDEO: Trailer Fire in Reported in Lexington Park

VIDEO: Trailer Fire in Reported in Lexington Park

On Friday, April 12. 2019, at approximately 3:05 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, and Valley Lee responded to 21459 Dana Court in Lexington Park, for the reported trailer on fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a single story trailer with heavy fire and smoke showing from the front of the...
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Two Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in California

Two Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in California

On Friday, April 12. 2019, at approximately 4:15 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Old Rolling Road and Settlers Lane in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a head-on style collision. Emergency medical personnel requested two...
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One Flown to Area Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Leonardtown

One Flown to Area Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Leonardtown

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, at approximately 3:25 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Pin Cushion Road and Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned and one trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find two pick up trucks in the...
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Motor Vehicle Accident in Chaptico Sends One to Hospital with Minor Injuries

Motor Vehicle Accident in Chaptico Sends One to Hospital with Minor Injuries

On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at approximately 9:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of 25644 Budds Creek Road and Zach Fowler Road in Chaptico, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one person trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a t-bone...
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Emergency Personnel in St. Mary’s County Respond to Second Rollover Accident in Less Than 3 Hours

Emergency Personnel in St. Mary’s County Respond to Second Rollover Accident in Less Than 3 Hours

On Friday, April 12, 2019, at approximately 11:30 a.m., firefighters, emergency personnel and police were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Route 253 / Three Notch Road and Town Creek Drive, in California. Units arrived on scene to find a Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck on its roof and a Chrysler PT Cruiser...
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Car Flips Over After Motor Vehicle Accident on Great Mills Road

Car Flips Over After Motor Vehicle Accident on Great Mills Road

On Friday, April 12, 2019, at approximately 9:00 a.m., firefighters, emergency personnel and police were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park. Units arrived on scene to find a Ford SUV on its side and a Dodge pickup truck in a parking lot. At this time the cause...
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UPDATE: 36-Year-Old Upper Marlboro Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Waldorf

UPDATE: 36-Year-Old Upper Marlboro Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Waldorf

UPDATE: On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles on northbound Route 301 in the area of Central Avenue in Waldorf. A preliminary investigation conducted by Troopers indicates a 2014 Suzuki Hayabusa...
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33-Year-Old Charlotte Hall Woman Killed in Motorcycle Accident

33-Year-Old Charlotte Hall Woman Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal crash in St. Mary’s County. The deceased is identified as Chrystal Rae Rounds, 33, of Charlotte Hall. She was transported to University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center where she was later pronounced deceased. Chrystal Rae Rounds was the rear passenger of a 2018 Honda MSX 125...
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Street Racing Leads to Motor Vehicle Accident in Great Mills

Street Racing Leads to Motor Vehicle Accident in Great Mills

On Sunday, April 7, 2019, at approximately 9:05 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Chancellors Run Road and Robinson Court in Great Mills, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on scene to find one vehicle in the Southbound lanes, and one vehicle in the Northbound...
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MetCom Reminds Homeowners of Improved Fire Protection Rating in Lexington Park Area

MetCom Reminds Homeowners of Improved Fire Protection Rating in Lexington Park Area

Effective March 1, 2019, the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department (“BDVFD”) Public Protection Classification (“PPC”) fire rating was upgraded from a Class 3 to a Class 2 rating. Virtually all U.S. insurers of private and commercial property use the PPC fire rating from the Insurance Services Office’s (“ISO”) to calculate premiums. Generally, the price...
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Barn Fire Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters in Evening Thunderstorms

Barn Fire Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters in Evening Thunderstorms

On Monday, April 8, 2019, at approximately 6:30 p.m., firefighters from Seventh District, Mechanicsville, Leonardtown, Hollywood, and Charles County responded to the area of Colton Point Road and Budds Creek Road, for the reported barn fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a large shed on fire. Firefighters extinguished the fire in under 15...
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