Fire & Rescue

One Transported to Area Trauma Center After Four Vehicle Collision in California

One Transported to Area Trauma Center After Four Vehicle Collision in California

On Thursday, September 24, 2020, at approximately 5:05 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and St. Andrew’s Church Road in California, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with possible entrapment. Crews arrived on the scene to four vehicles in the roadway with no entrapment. Witnesses...
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Firefighters Respond to Motorhome Fire at Firefighters Residence in Callaway

Firefighters Respond to Motorhome Fire at Firefighters Residence in Callaway

On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at 8:30 a.m., Chief 6A from the Valley Lee Volunteer Fire Department requested a structure fire assignment at his residence for a motorhome on fire. Crews from Valley Lee, Bay District, Leonardtown, NAS Patuxent River, and Hollywood responded to 45000 block of Lillian Lane in Callaway, bringing over 30...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating Garage Fire in Charlotte Hall, Over $30,000 in Damage Caused

State Fire Marshal Investigating Garage Fire in Charlotte Hall, Over $30,000 in Damage Caused

On Monday, September 21, 2020, at approximately 3:25 p.m., firefighters from Charles County and St. Mary’s County responded to 15055 Oaks Road in Charlotte Hall, for the reported structure on fire threatening other structures. Crews arrived on the scene to find a detached 30 x 30 garage filled engulfed in flames with extensions into...
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Two Subjects Rescued After Canoe Overturns in the Potomac River

Two Subjects Rescued After Canoe Overturns in the Potomac River

On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at approximately 10:26 p.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to Potomac River in the area of Morgantown Road in Newburg, for a reported overturned canoe with two subjects in the water. The water rescue assignment was immediately dispatched bringing Newburg, Cobb Island, Tenth District Volunteer Boat and the Charles...
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Jeff Clements Receives Promotion to Chief of Charles County 911

Jeff Clements Receives Promotion to Chief of Charles County 911

On September 17, 2020, Chief Clements released the following statement. Two weeks ago I asked if I could have a prayer or positive thought of support as I was about to interview for a job that I’ve waited a long time for. I was overwhelmed at the amount of support I received from that...
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VIDEO: Man Arrested for Impaired Driving After Motor Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville

VIDEO: Man Arrested for Impaired Driving After Motor Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville

On Monday, September 21, 2020, at approximately 7:10 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Thompson Corner Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a rear-end style collision. One...
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VIDEO: Impaired Woman Arrested After Crashing Into STS Bus and Injuring Three People in Lexington Park

VIDEO: Impaired Woman Arrested After Crashing Into STS Bus and Injuring Three People in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at approximately 6:10 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Pegg Road and Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one subject unconscious. Crews arrived on the scene to find a Ford Fusion and STS bus in the...
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UPDATE: Drunk Driver of Fatal Crash that Killed 27 Year-Old North Beach Woman Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

UPDATE: Drunk Driver of Fatal Crash that Killed 27 Year-Old North Beach Woman Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

UPDATE 9/23/2020: Daniel John Burridge, 37 of Bowie was found guilty of Vehicular Manslaughter – Gross Negligence, and sentenced to 15 years in prison. The court determined Burridge caused the death of Oriana Sherezade Motta Gaitan while driving in a grossly negligent manner. UPDATE 7/24/2019: Daniel John Burridge, 36 of Bowie was issued the...
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Employee Stabbed During Armed Robbery at Lexington Park Burger King

Employee Stabbed During Armed Robbery at Lexington Park Burger King

UPDATE – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On September 22, 2020, at approximately 9:55 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Burger King, located at 21650 Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported robbery with an injured subject. Deputies arrived on scene and located a male...
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UPDATE: 63-Year-Old Man Dies After Two Lexington Park Men Drag Him from Vehicle and Viciously Beat Him

UPDATE: 63-Year-Old Man Dies After Two Lexington Park Men Drag Him from Vehicle and Viciously Beat Him

UPDATE 9/22/2020: The victim, 63-year-old Twain Belafonte Harrod Sr. of Callaway, died of his injuries on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is conferring with the St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney Office this week to discuss updating criminal charges. 9/14/2020: On Sunday, September 13, 2020, at approximately 12:20 a.m., police...
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Three Injured, One Flown to Trauma Center After Six Vehicle Collision in Owings

Three Injured, One Flown to Trauma Center After Six Vehicle Collision in Owings

On Monday, September 21, 2020, at approximately 11:45 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Route 4 (Southern Maryland Boulevard) and Chaneyville Road in Owings, for the motor vehicle collision with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find six vehicles involved in the collision with one subject...
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Over 7,000 Westinghouse Portable Generators Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Over 7,000 Westinghouse Portable Generators Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Recalled Westinghouse WGen5300DFv Dual Fuel Portable Generator – Dual Fuel Portable Generators Hazard: The recalled portable generators can leak fuel, posing a fire and burn hazard. Remedy: Repair Recall date: September 16, 2020 Units: About 7,500 Consumer Contact: MWE Investments toll-free at 855-944-4796 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email info@wpowereq.com,...
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Governor Hogan Announces COVID-19 Serology Testing Study For Maryland Firefighters

Governor Hogan Announces COVID-19 Serology Testing Study For Maryland Firefighters

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that state health officials are conducting a COVID-19 serology testing study for all professional and volunteer firefighters in Maryland. This initiative, currently active in seven jurisdictions, is a key part of the Maryland Department of Health’s (MDH) ongoing statewide COVID-19 antibody study to determine how many Marylanders have been...
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Former Charles County Volunteer EMS Chief Guy Yesse Retires

Former Charles County Volunteer EMS Chief Guy Yesse Retires

SMSgt Guy Yesse (Retired) April 4, 1987 – July 1, 2020. Due to COVID, it took some time and great support from the NYS HQ and my family but we were able to have the retirement ceremony on September 13, 2020. “I am very proud to have served 33 years, but it’s the love...
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Police Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in Charles County That Injures Five and Sends One to Trauma Center

Police Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in Charles County That Injures Five and Sends One to Trauma Center

On Sunday, September 20, 2020, at approximately 1:00 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Port Tobacco Road in the area of Aurelia Place in Port Tobacco, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with subjects trapped and one vehicle on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved in...
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Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Dump Truck in Waldorf

Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Dump Truck in Waldorf

On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at approximately 7:32 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Mattawoman Beantown Road and Idlewood Park Road in Waldorf, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Dispatchers advised all responding units the 911 caller reported the motor vehicle collision involved a dump truck and...
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Anne Arundel County Police Seeking Wanted Murder Suspect After Shooting in Glen Burnie

Anne Arundel County Police Seeking Wanted Murder Suspect After Shooting in Glen Burnie

UPDATE: On Saturday, September 12, 2020, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Anne Arundel County Police responded to the 500 block of Delaware Avenue in Glen Burnie for the report of a fight. When officers arrived, they found a subject deceased lying in the street suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s). The deceased subject was identified as...
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State of Maryland Provides Resources, Personnel to Assist Wildfire Response Efforts on the West Coast

State of Maryland Provides Resources, Personnel to Assist Wildfire Response Efforts on the West Coast

As the West Coast of the United States continues to battle historic wildfires, the State of Maryland is lending its support to response efforts in California and Oregon. “Our fellow states have never hesitated to support the State of Maryland in times of crisis, and we stand ready to support those who now face...
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Father and Son Arrested for Arson in Lexington Park

Lawrence Dwayne Nelson, 43, and his son, Daeshaun Dwayne Nelson, 21, both of Lexington Park, were charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Arson

UPDATE 9/16/2020: With the assistance of Troopers assigned to the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack, Deputy State Fire Marshals arrested a father and son today on charges of arson. Lawrence Dwayne Nelson, 43, and his son, Daeshaun Dwayne Nelson, 21, both of Lexington Park, were charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Arson. On September...
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UPDATE: Maryland State Police Investigating Multi-Vehicle Crash In Calvert County

UPDATE: Maryland State Police Investigating Multi-Vehicle Crash In Calvert County

On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 6:27 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Hallowing Point Road in the area of Adelina Road in Prince Frederick, for the reported motor vehicle collision with multiple injured and subjects possibly trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find multiple vehicles in the...
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Impaired Pasadena Man Receives Maximum Sentence After Killing Married Couple in Motor Vehicle Collision

Impaired Pasadena Man Receives Maximum Sentence After Killing Married Couple in Motor Vehicle Collision

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced today that the Honorable William C. Mulford, II sentenced Brandon Wyrobek to 20 years in prison for two counts of negligent manslaughter in the killing of Frances Manis, 73, and her husband Richard Manis, 80. The couple was on their way to an engagement party...
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AUDIO: Two Children Flown to Trauma Center After ATV Accident in Charlotte Hall

AUDIO: Two Children Flown to Trauma Center After ATV Accident in Charlotte Hall

On Sunday, September 13, 2020, at approximately 10:07 a.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to the parking lot of the Prompt Care on Market Drive in Charlotte Hall, for the reported traumatic injuries. Dispatchers reported the 911 caller was in the parking lot of the Prompt Care with two victims involved in an ATV...
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VIDEO: Governor Hogan Announces September 11 to October 10 as Day to Serve Month in Maryland

VIDEO: Governor Hogan Announces September 11 to October 10 as Day to Serve Month in Maryland

Governor Larry Hogan today issued a proclamation declaring September 11 through October 10 as Day to Serve month in Maryland, and encourages all Marylanders and state employees to choose at least one day to participate in or host a volunteer activity. The Day to Serve initiative unites Marylanders in their volunteer efforts and recognizes the exceptional community service that occurs...
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Remembering September 11, 2001

Remembering September 11, 2001

Today, we remember the horrific attacks of September 11, 2001, we mourn the innocent lives lost. We pay tribute, and extend a heartfelt thank you to all our selfless First Responders, our Veterans, and all of their families for their service and the sacrifices they make to protect us and our country. And although...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Crash That Killed Tow Truck Operator in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Investigating Crash That Killed Tow Truck Operator in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police are investigating a crash that killed a tow truck operator working on the side of the road Wednesday evening in Prince George’s County. The victim is identified as Jose Maria Zuniga, 76, or Silver Spring, Maryland. Zuniga was transported by ambulance to University of Maryland Prince George’s Medical Center, where he...
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