Fire & Rescue

Firefighters Quickly Extinguishes Vehicle Fire in California

Firefighters Quickly Extinguishes Vehicle Fire in California

On Thursday, October 18, 2018, at approximately 9:45 a.m., firefighters from Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to the area of Patuxent Beach Road, and Kingston Creek Road for the reported vehicle fire. Crews arrived on find a Dodge Ram pick-up truck with heavy fire showing from the hood compartment. Five firefighters were on...
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VIDEO: Mother and 7-Year-Old Child Injured in Townhouse Fire Flown to Area Hospitals

VIDEO: Mother and 7-Year-Old Child Injured in Townhouse Fire Flown to Area Hospitals

On Thursday, October 18, 2018, at approximately 1:40 a.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, Second District, and Hollywood, responded to 21545 Old Missouri Street, in Lexington Park for the reported townhouse fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a two-story townhouse with heavy smoke showing. Outside the residence they located two children...
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Police in Prince Frederick Continue to Investigate Motor Vehicle Accident in Prince Frederick

Police in Prince Frederick Continue to Investigate Motor Vehicle Accident in Prince Frederick

UPDATE 10/18/2018: On Monday, October 15, 2018, at approximately 7:30 a.m. a red corvette operated by Bobby Garcia, 45, of Lusby, was traveling northbound on Route 4 in the area of German Chapel Road in Prince Frederick, when he was making a lane change and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle continued across the...
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VIDEO: Vehicle Destroyed by Arson in Mechanicsville

VIDEO: Vehicle Destroyed by Arson in Mechanicsville

On October 13, 2018, at approximately 6:45 p.m., firefighters from Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department responded to 26460 Three Notch Road, in Mechanicsville for the reported vehicle fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a Chevrolet Camaro fully engulfed in flames. Five firefighters extinguished the fire in approximately 5 minutes. The estimated loss is valued...
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Firefighters in Indian Head Find 2018 Ford Focus Fully Engulfed in Flames

Firefighters in Indian Head Find 2018 Ford Focus Fully Engulfed in Flames

On October 14, 2018 at approximately 10:15 p.m., firefighters from Marbury Volunteer Fire Department responded to the area of Revels Place and Reeder Place, in Indian Head, for the reported smoke investigation. Crews investigated the area and found an abandoned 2018 Ford Focus fully engulfed in flames. 5 Firefighters extinguished the blaze in approximately 5...
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55-Year-Old Lexington Park Woman in Critical Condition After Motor Vehicle Crash in Leonardtown

55-Year-Old Lexington Park Woman in Critical Condition After Motor Vehicle Crash in Leonardtown

On Oct. 16, 2018, at 1:13 a.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol units came upon a single vehicle which had left the roadway and crashed in the 23000 block of Hollywood Road, in Leonardtown. The operator, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was found unresponsive and lifesaving efforts were initiated. EMS personnel...
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UPDATE: Charges Pending in Serious Motor Vehicle Crash in Dunkirk

UPDATE: Charges Pending in Serious Motor Vehicle Crash in Dunkirk

UPDATE 10/16/2018 @11:45 A.M.: On October 13, 2018 at  approximately 10:25 p.m. units with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of Route 4 and Route 260 for a personal injury accident that was reported serious. Upon arrival units found one vehicle completely engulfed in flames and the other vehicle was only...
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18-Year-Old Waldorf Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Port Tobacco, Six Injured

18-Year-Old Waldorf Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Port Tobacco, Six Injured

UPDATE 10/15/2018 @ 10:00 p.m.: Destanee Keenae Lyles, 18, of Waldorf, was a 2018 Westlake High School graduate. Police are still investigating the crash, and have not indicated whether a driver will be charged with any crimes. 10/14/18: On Sunday, October 14, 2018, at approximately 2:15 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack...
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Serious Motor Vehicle in Waldorf Reported

Serious Motor Vehicle in Waldorf Reported

On October 11, 2018, at approximately 3:50 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of St. Patricks Drive, and Redhorse Court, in Waldorf, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with subjects trapped.
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No Injuries Reported in Serious Crash That Sends Vehicle Airborne in Great Mills

No Injuries Reported in Serious Crash That Sends Vehicle Airborne in Great Mills

On Friday, October 12, 2018, at approximately 9:55 a.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Jay Dee Court, and Great Mills Road, in Great Mills, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway, and one vehicle...
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Training Exercise to be Held at Margaret Brent Middle School

Training Exercise to be Held at Margaret Brent Middle School

The St. Mary’s County Volunteer Rescue Squads, in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Department of Emergency Services, volunteer fire departments, St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police and St. Mary’s County Public Schools, will participate in a scenario-based training exercise at Margaret Brent Middle School. The event will occur on Saturday, October 13, from 8 a.m. until...
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Child on Bicycle Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle in Lexington Park

Child on Bicycle Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at approximately 5:45 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Prather Drive, and Kent Drive, in Lexington Park, for the reported pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Crews arrived on scene to find a child lying in the roadway  that was struck by a mini van. The patient was...
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Two Injured in Lexington Park Motor Vehicle Accident

Two Injured in Lexington Park Motor Vehicle Accident

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at approximately 7:20 a.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Three Notch Road, and Hermanville Road, in Lexington Park for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with subjects trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find one vehicle off the roadway into a pole, and the...
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Professional Paramedics & EMTs of Charles County Promote Home Fire Drill Day

Professional Paramedics & EMTs of Charles County Promote Home Fire Drill Day

Only 1 in 5 parents regularly practice fire escape plans at home, and only half of parents report that their children know what to do in the event of a fire. Yet, home fires are the biggest disaster threat facing American families today, with 9 in 10 structure fires occurring in the home and more than...
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Two School Bus Accidents on Monday Both Resulting in No Injuries

Two School Bus Accidents on Monday Both Resulting in No Injuries

On Monday, October 8, 2018 at approximately 6:45 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of 27681 Queen Tree Road, and Dos Santos Way, in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a school bus. Crews arrived on scene to find a school bus, #656 had backed into multiple mail boxes,...
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VIDEO: Over 10 Animals Rescued From House Fire in Great Mills

VIDEO: Over 10 Animals Rescued From House Fire in Great Mills

On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at approximately 11:00 a.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, Second District, and Solomons, responded to the 22200 Block of Valleyview Drive, in Great Mills, for the reported garage fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a 2-story split-foyer residence with heavy smoke showing from the front of the house,...
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Two Injured in Afternoon Motor Vehicle Accident in California

Two Injured in Afternoon Motor Vehicle Accident in California

On Monday, October 8, 2018, at approximately 1:25 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Park Road, and Indian Bridge Road, in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway, the vehicles involved in the accident  were a United States Postal...
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Fire Officials Warn Public of Dangers of Double Cylinder Deadbolts

Fire Officials Warn Public of Dangers of Double Cylinder Deadbolts

A Fort Washington resident removed by firefighters from her burning home has died. At around 8:20 pm, Thursday, October 4, 2018, firefighters arrived at a 1-story single family home at 9000 Old Palmer Road with smoke showing. Firefighters located an unconscious female just inside the front door and removed her to awaiting medics outside.  Medics...
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UPDATE: 3-Alarm Apartment Fire in Prince Georges County Ruled Arson

UPDATE: 3-Alarm Apartment Fire in Prince Georges County Ruled Arson

UPDATE 10/06/18: Personnel from the Fire/EMS Department Office of the Fire Marshal have determined a 3-alarm fire in New Carrollton to be “incendiary”. On September 17, 2018, just before 3:30 pm Prince George’s County Firefighters responded to a fire at 5334 85th Avenue and arrived to find a working fire in a 3-story garden...
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Small Fire at Hampton Inn Found After Units Responded for Fire Alarm

Small Fire at Hampton Inn Found After Units Responded for Fire Alarm

On Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at approximately 3:55 a.m., firefighters from Bay District Volunteer Fire Department, and NAS Patuxent River Fire Department, responded to the Hampton Inn, located at 22211 Three Notch Road, in Lexington Park, for a fire alarm. Crews arrived on scene as the 5-story commercial building that was being evacuated, and after...
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Apartment Kitchen Fire Reported in Lexington Park

Apartment Kitchen Fire Reported in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at approximately 3:20 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, Hollywood, Leonardtown, Second District and NAS Patuxent River, responded to the 21600 Block of Liberty Street, and Pegg Road, for the reported kitchen fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a second floor apartment with smoke showing, and after further investigation, firefighters...
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Fort Washington Female in Critical Condition After House Fire

Fort Washington Female in Critical Condition After House Fire

Firefighters located and removed a female occupant out of her burning Fort Washington house on Thursday, October 4, 2018.  Just before 8:30 pm firefighters were alerted by a 911 caller reporting smoke was coming from a house in the 9000 block of Old Palmer Road.  Upon arrival firefighters found a 1-story house with smoke showing from...
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Two People Hit by Vehicle in Townhouse Garage

Two People Hit by Vehicle in Townhouse Garage

On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at approximately 6:35 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the 22700 Block of Bayside Way, and FDR Boulevard, for the reported pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Crews arrived on scene to find the vehicle involved in the crash, was parked in a townhouse garage, with two injured...
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UPDATE: Police Release Name of 17-Year-Old Male who was Murdered in Waldorf

UPDATE: Police Release Name of 17-Year-Old Male who was Murdered in Waldorf

UPDATE: On October 3, 2018 at approximately 7:55 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriffs Office responded to the 11200 block of Wildmeadows Street in Waldorf for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival officers located a 17-year-old male, Elisha Amon Cole, of Waldorf, deceased from a gunshot wound. Detectives are working to identify a...
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Name Released of 24-Year-Old Ridge Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

Name Released of 24-Year-Old Ridge Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

UPDATE 10/1/2018@ 3:30 P.M.: On October 1, 2018, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 18000 block of Three Notch Road, in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving an overturned vehicle. Upon arrival, deputies located the vehicle on top of an embankment with the operator of the vehicle...
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