Fire & Rescue

Maryland Reporting 3,609 Cases of COVID-19 and 67 Deaths, Increase of 484 Cases and 11 Deaths

Maryland Reporting 3,609 Cases of COVID-19 and 67 Deaths, Increase of 484 Cases and 11 Deaths

Maryland COVID-19 Cases as of Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. Number of Confirmed Cases: 3,609 Number of negative test results: 24,728 Number of Deaths: 67 Hospitalizations: 936 ever hospitalized Released From Isolation: 159 These are the only confirmed cases that the Maryland Department of Health has reported. There is a delay for...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Adopts Therapy Dog As Part of New Comfort K9 Program

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Adopts Therapy Dog As Part of New Comfort K9 Program

Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce the implementation of a new initiative aimed at helping victims of crime in Charles County: the Comfort K9 Program. This program, which has been in the planning phase for several months, will be aimed at providing emotional support to victims of crime, particularly children. The Comfort...
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Two Alarm Apartment Fire in Waldorf Caused by Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials, Over $800,000 in Damage with 16 Apartment Units Damaged

Two Alarm Apartment Fire in Waldorf Caused by Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials, Over $800,000 in Damage with 16 Apartment Units Damaged

UPDATE: On Friday, April 3, 2020, at approximately 11:12 a.m., firefighters from Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding departments responded to 6006 New Forest Court in Waldorf, for the reported apartment fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two story wood framed apartment complex with fire showing from the first and second...
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House Completely Destroyed After Fire in Nanjemoy, Cause Still Under Investigation

House Completely Destroyed After Fire in Nanjemoy, Cause Still Under Investigation

On Thursday, April 2, 2020, at approximately 5:47 p.m., firefighters from Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding departments responded to 3875 Oak Grove Place in Nanjemoy, for the reported structure fire. 30 firefighters responded to the scene an found a two-story single family residence on the ground with the remaining structure and content smoldering....
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VIDEO: $300,000 in Damage, Captain Pat’s Seafood Fire Deemed Accidental, in Lexington Park

VIDEO: $300,000 in Damage, Captain Pat’s Seafood Fire Deemed Accidental, in Lexington Park

UPDATE: On Friday, April 3, 2020, at approximately 6:59 a.m., firefighters from Bay District Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding departments responded to 21901 Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the reported commercial building fire. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find a single story commercial seafood restaurant with fire showing from the roof,...
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Two Family Members of the Kennedy Family, Maeve Townsend and Her 8-Year-Old Son Are Now Presumed Deceased, US. Coast Guard to Continue Search Saturday Morning

Two Family Members of the Kennedy Family, Maeve Townsend and Her 8-Year-Old Son Are Now Presumed Deceased, US. Coast Guard to Continue Search Saturday Morning

McKean’s Mother, Former Maryland Lt. Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend released the following statement on Friday night. “With profound sadness, I share the news that the search for my beloved daughter Maeve and grandson Gideon has turned from rescue to recovery,” “Our Maeve devoted her life to helping society’s most vulnerable. She did everything with...
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UPDATE: No Injuries Reported, House Fire in Mechanicsville Deemed Accidental and Caused by Malfunctioning Wood Stove

UPDATE: No Injuries Reported, House Fire in Mechanicsville Deemed Accidental and Caused by Malfunctioning Wood Stove

UPDATE: On Friday, April 3, 2020 at approximately 11:59 a.m., firefighters from Dentsville and surrounding departments responded to 13660 Ryceville Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported house on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a one story single family home on the ground with the structure and contents smoldering. The owners have...
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Police Investigating Stabbing in Lexington Park, Victim Transported to Area Trauma Center

Police Investigating Stabbing in Lexington Park, Victim Transported to Area Trauma Center

On Thursday, April 2, 2020, at approximately 10:05 p.m., police and rescue personnel responded to the area of the A&E Motel in Lexington Park, for the reported stabbing. Police arrived on the scene to find an adult male in the parking lot of the The Episcopal Church of the Ascension with multiple stab wounds...
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Prince George’s County Firefighter Tests Positive for COVID-19

Prince George’s County Firefighter Tests Positive for COVID-19

To the Residents of Prince George’s County, Today I was notified that one of our members has unfortunately tested positive for COVID-19. The member is now at home and all steps are being taken to ensure their recovery and well-being. In keeping with medical privacy laws, this individual’s identity will remain confidential. Working with...
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Serious Crash in Valley Lee Sends One to Trauma Center

Serious Crash in Valley Lee Sends One to Trauma Center

On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at approximately 2:10 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Piney Point Road and Reindeer Way in Valley Lee, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find three vehicles in the roadway in a rear-end-style collision, with one...
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UPDATE: 18 Year-Old Arrested After Robbing Callaway Business, Crashing Stolen Vehicle and Setting a Mobile Home on Fire in Lexington Park

UPDATE: 18 Year-Old Arrested After Robbing Callaway Business, Crashing Stolen Vehicle and Setting a Mobile Home on Fire in Lexington Park

UPDATE: from St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office: On March 24, 2020, at approximately 6:40 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported robbery in the 20800 block of Callaway Village Way. Investigation determined an unknown male wearing a hooded jacket, entered the business and brandished a knife. The suspect assaulted...
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No Injuries After Vehicle Hits Multiple Houses in Bryans Road

No Injuries After Vehicle Hits Multiple Houses in Bryans Road

On Monday, March 30, 2020, at approximately 6:40 p.m. police, fire, rescue and collapse units from Charles County and Prince Georges County responded to Heather Drive in the Strawberry Hills area of Bryans Road, for the reported vehicle into a house. Crews arrived in minutes and confirmed an SUV was fully inside of a...
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St. Mary’s County Government Announces COVID-19 Operational Changes

St. Mary’s County Government Announces COVID-19 Operational Changes

St. Mary’s County Government is committed to being responsive to all guidelines and orders from the Centers for Disease Control, the White House and the Governor of Maryland to slow the spread of the coronavirus and the following changes and adjustments now apply to county operations. Department of Aging & Human Services – Home-Delivered...
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As COVID-19 Crisis Escalates in Capital Region, Governor Hogan Issues Stay at Home Order Effective Tonight

As COVID-19 Crisis Escalates in Capital Region, Governor Hogan Issues Stay at Home Order Effective Tonight

As the COVID-19 crisis escalates in the National Capital Region, Governor Larry Hogan today issued a Stay at Home order to protect public health and safety. The order, which takes effect at 8:00 p.m. tonight, states that no Maryland resident should leave their home unless it is for an essential job or for an...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Announces Telephone Reporting for Certain Crimes, Non-Urgent 911 Calls

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Announces Telephone Reporting for Certain Crimes, Non-Urgent 911 Calls

As part of the statewide and national response to ongoing Coronavirus concerns, Sheriff Tim Cameron has authorized Telephone Reporting for certain crimes. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office encourages the public to utilize the telephone reporting system to minimize social contact. Telephone reporting through the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will be available by...
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Police Release Sketch of Victim, Seeking Public Assistance as Investigations Continue After Fatal Hit and Run in Prince George’s County

Police Release Sketch of Victim, Seeking Public Assistance as Investigations Continue After Fatal Hit and Run in Prince George’s County

UPDATE 3/27/2020: Prince George’s County Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit released this sketch of the man killed in a pedestrian hit-and-run in late February in Forestville. We are asking our community to call us with any information that could help identify him so we can notify his family. Investigators are still continuing to...
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Arson Trailer Fire in Lexington Park, State Fire Marshal Investigating

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Arson Trailer Fire in Lexington Park, State Fire Marshal Investigating

On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at approximately 11:22 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River and Valley Lee were dispatched to 45716 Oregon Way in Lexington Park, for the reported trailer fire. The 911 caller reported they witnessed a suspect throw an unknown liquid onto the side of the trailer and underneath of...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision That Killed 24-Year-Old Hughesville Man

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision That Killed 24-Year-Old Hughesville Man

On Thursday, March 26, 2020, at approximately 2034 hours, Troopers from the Maryland State Police (MSP) La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a single vehicle in the 14500 block of Maryland Route 231 (Burnt Store Road) in Hughesville. Due to the seriousness of the collision, a request...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Announces Release of Mobile App

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Announces Release of Mobile App

Sheriff Mike Evans announces the release of a new mobile app for the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office.  The app is available as a free download from the iPhone and Android app stores. The new app will provide up-to-the-minute alerts, news, and resources for Calvert County citizens and businesses. This app includes two important COVID-19...
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AUDIO: Police Investigating Carjacking and Assault in Mechanicsville, Victim Transported to Area Trauma Center

AUDIO: Police Investigating Carjacking and Assault in Mechanicsville, Victim Transported to Area Trauma Center

On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at approximately 9:15 p.m., police and rescue personnel responded to the Mechanicsville Moose Lodge on Mechanicsville Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported carjacking and shooting. Police were initially dispatched for a reported carjacking with the victim shot in the head, however, police arrived on the scene to find the...
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UPDATE: Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Locates Person of Interest in Stabbing Investigation, Victim Transported to Trauma Center with Serious Injuries

UPDATE: Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Locates Person of Interest in Stabbing Investigation, Victim Transported to Trauma Center with Serious Injuries

UPDATE 8:42 P.M: Thank you for all the tips and information in regards to the whereabouts of Elijah Mark Elliott. He has been located. 8:00 P.M., The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the public in locating Elijah Mark Elliott. On the evening of March 24, 2020, units from the Calvert County...
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Man Charged with Murder, Manslaughter, and Other Charges After Leaving His Ill Father to Die on Feces Covered Mattress

Man Charged with Murder, Manslaughter, and Other Charges After Leaving His Ill Father to Die on Feces Covered Mattress

On November 22, 2019 at approximately 10:48 a.m., the Anne Arundel County Fire Department responded to the 8500 block of Creek Road, Pasadena, Maryland in response to a 911 call from Danny Howard Norris in regards to a medical emergency regarding his ninety-one year old father, Elmer Norris, of whom he cared for. Upon...
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Anne Arundel Man Charged with First and Second Degree Murder After Stabbing Girlfriend Multiple Times

Anne Arundel Man Charged with First and Second Degree Murder After Stabbing Girlfriend Multiple Times

On Monday, March 23, 2020 at approximately 12:21 a.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the 5800 block of Larsen Street, Glen Burnie, Maryland for a stabbing. Upon arrival officers located a male subject, identified as fifty two year old Timothy Paul Gough from the 8500 block of Larsen Street, with apparent...
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VIDEO: No Injuries Reported After House Fire in Lexington Park

VIDEO: No Injuries Reported After House Fire in Lexington Park

On Monday, March 23, 2020, at approximately 11:35 a.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, Ridge, and Valley Lee responded to 46737 Willow Forest Lane in Lexington Park, for the reported house on fire. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find a one story residence with smoke showing. Upon entry, firefighters found fire...
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UPDATE: Aircraft Makes Successful Emergency Landing at St. Mary’s County Airport, No Injuries Reported

UPDATE: Aircraft Makes Successful Emergency Landing at St. Mary’s County Airport, No Injuries Reported

UPDATE: 11:17 A.M., The plane made a successful emergency landing, the aircraft’s nose landing gear failed upon landing, the single occupant/pilot is out of the aircraft, and NO injuries have been reported. On Sunday, March 22, 2020, at approximately 10:55 a.m., fire and rescue personnel from St. Mary’s County are responding to the St....
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