Fire & Rescue

Police Searching for Suspect After Possible Assault with Syringe in Anne Arundel County

Police Searching for Suspect After Possible Assault with Syringe in Anne Arundel County

On February 18, 2020 we were notified of an assault that occurred in the parking lot of 5570 Shady Side Road in Churchton. An adult female advised she was assaulted and poked with what is believed to be a syringe while walking through the parking lot. Video surveillance was pulled and showed a white...
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Prince Georges County Police Investigating Multiple Homicides

Prince Georges County Police Investigating Multiple Homicides

Detectives with the Homicide Unit are actively working to identify and arrest the suspect(s) responsible for the stabbing death of a man found in Capitol Heights. The victim is 22-year-old Timothy Juwuan Jackson of Washington D.C. On February 19th, at approximately 11:30 am, patrol officers were called to the 7500 block of Millrace Road...
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MetCom Announces New Adopt-A-Hydrant Program

MetCom Announces New Adopt-A-Hydrant Program

The Metropolitan Commission and local volunteer fire departments are asking the community to partner with us in our Adopt-A-Hydrant program. Adopting a fire hydrant close to your home or business will assist fire fighters by keeping hydrants cleared of snow during the winter and free of vegetation and debris in the summer. In the...
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UPDATE: Police Make Two More Arrests in Murder of 17-Year-Old in Bryans Road

UPDATE: Police Make Two More Arrests in Murder of 17-Year-Old in Bryans Road

UPDATE 2/21/2020 @ 3:00 p.m.: Detectives from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office have made two additional arrests connected to the February 18, 2020, homicide in which Bradley Alan Brown, 17, was shot and killed in the 3100 block of Warehouse Landing Road in Bryans Road. Mikayle Qawwee, 19, of Waldorf, and Keshawn Belasco, 16,...
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Garage Fire in Dunkirk

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Garage Fire in Dunkirk

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at approximately 3:50 p.m., firefighters in Calvert, Anne Arundel and Prince Georges County responded to 1810 Inverness Way in Dunkirk, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find smoke showing from a 2-story detached garage The units quickly knocked down the fire and checked...
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One Injured After Tractor Trailer Overturns in California

One Injured After Tractor Trailer Overturns in California

On Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at approximately 11:35 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and St. Andrews Church Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident with a tractor trailer overturned. Crews arrived on the scene to find a semi-truck and trailer overturned in the roadway. The single...
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44-Year-Old Nanjemoy Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

44-Year-Old Nanjemoy Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision in Accokeek early Saturday morning. The victim is 44-year-old David Vargas Jr. of Nanjemoy, MD. On February 15, 2020, at approximately 5:00 am, officers responded to the 17500 block of Indian Head Highway for a single-vehicle collision. The...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Crash on Old Washington Road in Waldorf, After Suspects Flee from Officer

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Crash on Old Washington Road in Waldorf, After Suspects Flee from Officer

On February 15, shortly before 2 a.m., a patrol officer responded to the area of Larkspur Court in Waldorf for the report of loud music and two males loitering inside a car. When the officer arrived, he exited his cruiser and approached the vehicle on foot. Upon seeing the officer, the subjects fled. A...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Thanks Its Partners in WARM Program

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Thanks Its Partners in WARM Program

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office thanks its numerous community partners for their continued assistance in the WARM program (Wrapping Arms ‘Round Many), a local winter emergency sheltering program. The Mission, Trinity Episcopal Church, the Three Oaks Center, the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary, Texas Roadhouse and Target have all provided additional assistance...
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No Injuries Reported After Large Residence Under Renovation in Accokeek Found Fully Engulfed, State Fire Marshal Currently Investigating

No Injuries Reported After Large Residence Under Renovation in Accokeek Found Fully Engulfed, State Fire Marshal Currently Investigating

On Thursday, February 13, 2020, at approximately 6:00 a.m., firefighters in Prince Georges County and surrounding counties responded to 2101 Springvale Court in Accokeek, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a large one story residence fully engulfed in fire, and requested additional tankers. Firefighters operated on the...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Head-on Collision Involving Oil Truck in Mechanicsville

Minor Injuries Reported After Head-on Collision Involving Oil Truck in Mechanicsville

On Thursday, February 13, 2020, at approximately 2:55 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of North Sandgates Road and Cat Creek Road in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two vehicle collision with one vehicle being...
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Attic Fire at Daly’s Fresh Seafood in Mechanicsville

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Attic Fire at Daly’s Fresh Seafood in Mechanicsville

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at approximately 5:30 p.m., firefighters from Hollywood, Mechanicsville and Bay District responded to 27421 North Sandgates Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported structure fire. A firefighter from Hollywood called in advising he was on the scene with fire showing from the second floor of a commercial building, and was...
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Man Transported to Hospital After Overdosing While Driving in California

Man Transported to Hospital After Overdosing While Driving in California

On Monday, February 10, 2020, at approximately 3:55 p.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the rear of the Walmart in California, for the possible overdose in a vehicle. Police arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle in the rear of the parking lot, with the single male occupant unconscious, and...
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One Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

One Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

On Thursday, February 13, 2020, at approximately 1:40 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Gate 2, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway involved in a t-bone style collision, with the driver...
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AUDIO: No Injuries Reported After Ambulance from Hughesville Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident in Charlotte Hall

AUDIO: No Injuries Reported After Ambulance from Hughesville Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident in Charlotte Hall

On Thursday, February 13, 2020, at approximately 7:00 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Mt Wolf Road in Charlotte Hall, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving an ambulance. Crews arrived on the scene to report no injuries. The ambulance was returned to Hughesville after...
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St. Mary’s Announces 2020 Bridal Expo at Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department on Sunday, November 8, 2020

St. Mary’s Announces 2020 Bridal Expo at Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department on Sunday, November 8, 2020

Visit St. Mary’s, the destination marketing organization for St. Mary’s County, Maryland, is proud to announce the Destination St. Mary’s Bridal Expo. This event will be held on Sunday, November 8th, 2020 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall. Destination St. Mary’s Bridal Expo will be an exciting opportunity...
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Officers Arrest 22-Year-Old Waldorf Man After He Stabs His Girlfriend in Waldorf

Officers Arrest 22-Year-Old Waldorf Man After He Stabs His Girlfriend in Waldorf

On Sunday, February 9, 2020, at 11:32 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Gallery Place in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, they found a 22-year-old woman with multiple stab wounds to her abdomen. The officers provided first aide to the victim until paramedics arrived and transported her...
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Stolen Vehicle Found Fully Engulfed in Mechanicsville, Police Currently Investigating Vehicle Break-in and Vehicle Stolen from Same Street

Stolen Vehicle Found Fully Engulfed in Mechanicsville, Police Currently Investigating Vehicle Break-in and Vehicle Stolen from Same Street

On Monday, February 10, 2020, at approximately 3:23 a.m., three firefighters from the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department responded to 35290 Golf Course Drive in Mechanicsville,for the reported vehicle fire Crews arrived on the scene to find a Toyota SUV fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters extinguished the fire in under 15 minutes. No injuries were...
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UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Saved with CPR After Medical Emergency at Great Mills High School During Basketball Practice

UPDATE: 12:15 p.m: A student at Great Mills High School recently collapsed during basketball practice and stopped breathing. Working together, school staff, emergency responders and two deputies of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office successfully revived the 17-year-old student. On the evening of February 4, 2020, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office...
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AUDIO: Pomfret Man Arrested and Charged with Attempted First Degree Murder After Stabbing in La Plata

AUDIO: Pomfret Man Arrested and Charged with Attempted First Degree Murder After Stabbing in La Plata

On Monday, February 3, 2020, at 4:30 p.m., Officers from the La Plata Police Department, and Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to 602 Charles Street in La Plata, for the reported stabbing. Officers arrived on the scene to find a 46-year-old male suffering from a stab wound to the abdomen, and a 43-year-old female...
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No Injuries Reported After Structure Collapse at Beacon Marina in Solomons

No Injuries Reported After Structure Collapse at Beacon Marina in Solomons

On Friday, February 7, 2020, at approximately 9:15 a.m., firefighters from Solomons, Huntingtown, St. Leonard, and Bay District responded to 265 Lore Road in Solomons, for the reported roof collapse with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find the Beacon Marina roof collapsed onto the pier, and multiple vehicles and boats....
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North Beach Volunteer Fire Department Warns of Door to Door Donation Scam

On Monday, February 4, 2020, the NBVFD received an inquiry regarding the legitimacy of an individual going door to door, claiming to be a member of the NBVFD, and collecting “cash donations on behalf of the fire department.” Out of an abundance of caution, we issued a press release urging residents to contact the...
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Police Respond to Accidental Shooting at Lexington Park Sportsmen’s Club

Police Respond to Accidental Shooting at Lexington Park Sportsmen’s Club

On Friday, February 7, 2020, at approximately 1:50 p.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the Sanner’s Lake Sportmen’s Club in Lexington Park, for the reported gunshot victim. Police arrived on the scene reporting an adult male in his 60’s with an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound to the leg. The victim was transported...
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First Responders Stay Busy Responding to Over 20 Calls During Severe Storms

First Responders Stay Busy Responding to Over 20 Calls During Severe Storms

Firefighters from Mechanicsville, Bay District, Leonardtown, Hollywood, Valley Lee, and Seventh District responded to multiple calls throughout the county for power lines down, trees blocking roadways, and pole fires. Please use caution and move over for all emergency vehicles. Firefighters urge all motorist and pedestrians do NOT run over or approach downed lines. Bayside...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police are investigating a single-vehicle pedestrian crash that occurred late last night in Prince George’s County. At about 11:25 p.m. on Wednesday, troopers from the Maryland State Police College Park Barrack responded to eastbound Route 198 at Bauer Lane in Laurel, Maryland for a report of a crash that involved a car...
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