Fire & Rescue

Early Morning Crash in Lexington Park Sends One to Hospital

Early Morning Crash in Lexington Park Sends One to Hospital

On Sunday, December 16, 2018 at approximately 2:25 a.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack and Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, responded to Three Notch Road, in the area of Poplar Ridge Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident that was reported as one vehicle overturned and one...
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Woman Transported to Trauma Center After Vehicle Flips Multiple Times in Lexington Park

Woman Transported to Trauma Center After Vehicle Flips Multiple Times in Lexington Park

On Saturday, December 15, 2018, at approximately 6:00 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Gate two of the Naval Air Station Patuxent River on Three Notch Road, in Lexington Park for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with subjects trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle on its side...
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No Injuries Reported After Late Night Motor Vehicle Accident in California

No Injuries Reported After Late Night Motor Vehicle Accident in California

On Thursday, December 13, 2018 at approximately 11:35 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Old Rolling Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a rear-end style collision. No injuries were reported...
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Kitchen Grease Fire in Dunkirk

Kitchen Grease Fire in Dunkirk

On Thursday, December 13, 2018 at approximately 6:20 p.m., firefighters from Dunkirk and surrounding companies responded to 9516 Southern Maryland Boulevard in Dunkirk, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a one-story single-family residence with smoke showing. After investigating, firefighters found a grease fire in the kitchen that had extended...
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One Injured After Rollover Crash in Dunkirk

One Injured After Rollover Crash in Dunkirk

On Thursday, December 13, 2018 at approximately 11:05 a.m., police fire and rescue responded to US. Route 4 and Lower Marlboro Road, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned and two trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find a two vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned and two passengers confirmed trapped inside....
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Motor Vehicle Accident in California Sends Two to Area Hospital

Motor Vehicle Accident in California Sends Two to Area Hospital

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at approximately 6:20 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road, and Old Rolling Road in California for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved in a rear-end style collision. Two patients were transported from the scene to...
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One Injured After Vehicle Overturns in St. Mary’s City

One Injured After Vehicle Overturns in St. Mary’s City

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at approximately 4:30 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Rosecroft Road in St. Mary’s City, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident, with one occupant trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and on its roof, with the female occupant out...
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Outbreak of Dryer Fires in Southern Maryland Sparks Concern

Outbreak of Dryer Fires in Southern Maryland Sparks Concern

Winter brings an increase in the number of house fires every year, and that includes fires caused by dryers. There have been 20 dryer fires over the past ten days in Prince George’s County alone. Facts about home clothes dryer fires 2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated...
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Bay District Volunteer Fire Department receives Class 2 ISO Rating

Bay District Volunteer Fire Department receives Class 2 ISO Rating

The Bay District Volunteer Fire Department is proud to announce that we have received notification of our Public Protection Classification (PPC®) (ISO classification) changed from a Class 3 to a Class 2. Insurance Services Office (ISO), has a system for determining the price of fire insurance in a community through a 1 to 10...
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Fatal Motel Fire in Charles County Under Investigation

Fatal Motel Fire in Charles County Under Investigation

Deputy State Fire Marshals are conducting an origin and cause investigation of late night fire that occurred on December 9, 2018, in a one story commercial building. The property is South Winds Motel, located at 6365 Crain Highway in La Plata. The owner of the property is Timothy Hart. The 911 call was received...
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UPDATE: Man who Stabbed Victim Several Times in Back at St. Mary’s Square Still at Large

UPDATE 12/10/2018: On Saturday, December 8, 2018 at approximately 3:35 pm, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to the parking lot of the Weis in Lexington Park, for the report of an assault. Upon arrival, it was revealed the victim, Zachary M. Sawyer (28) suffered two stab wounds to his back after...
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House Fire in Waldorf Under Investigation

House Fire in Waldorf Under Investigation

On Saturday, December 8, 2018 at approximately 7:30 a.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to 11585 Acton Lane, in Waldorf for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a 1-story single family home with a walkout basement, with smoke showing and an active fire in the basement. The owner and occupants were...
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UPDATE: Snow Emergency Plan Activated for Charles, Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties

UPDATE: Snow Emergency Plan Activated for Charles, Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties

The Maryland State Police has activated the Snow Emergency Plan for Charles County effective at 1640 hours on December 9th, 2018. Motorists are encouraged to continue to use caution while driving as they may quickly encounter different road conditions throughout Charles County. Drivers can view the latest road conditions on SHA’s website at www.roads.maryland.gov...
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Saw Mill in Mechanicsville Destroyed by Fire Ruled Accidental

Saw Mill in Mechanicsville Destroyed by Fire Ruled Accidental

On December 7, 2018, at approximately 1:45 a.m., Volunteer Firefighters from Mechanicsville, Hollywood, Seventh District, Calvert and Charles County responded to 37500 Anderson Drive, and Thompson Corner Road in Mechanicsville for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a structure approximately 100 x 40 feet with heavy fire and smoke showing. The...
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Lusby Man Seriously Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in Prince Frederick

Lusby Man Seriously Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in Prince Frederick

On December 5, 2018 at approximately 3:25 p.m. members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and the Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of MD Route 4 just south of Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad Company 4 for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles. Upon arrival, units...
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Firefighters Respond to Boat Fire in Drayden

Firefighters Respond to Boat Fire in Drayden

On December 6, 2018 at approximately 1:25 p.m., Volunteer Firefighters from Second District, Seventh District, Ridge, and Bay District responded to  Cherryfield Road, in Drayden for the reported boat fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a boat fully engulfed in fire floating away from the pier. Maryland Natural Resources Police responded to the...
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Man Injured After Struck by Vehicle on Point Lookout Road in Great Mills

Man Injured After Struck by Vehicle on Point Lookout Road in Great Mills

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Point Lookout Road – and On December 5, 2018 at approximately 6:50 a.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road, and Adkins Road, in Great Mills for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Crews arrived on scene to find a male...
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75-Year-Old-Man Flown to Trauma Center After Falling Off Scaffolding at Maryland Intentional Raceway

75-Year-Old-Man Flown to Trauma Center After Falling Off Scaffolding at Maryland Intentional Raceway

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at approximately 4:10 p.m., emergency medical services responded to Maryland International Raceway, located at 27861 Budds Creek Rd, Mechanicsville, for the reported injuries after a fall. Crews arrived on scene to find a 75 year-old male that fell approximately 30 feet off of scaffolding. The single patient was flown by...
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Firefighters Rescue Occupant of Early Morning House Fire in Owings

Firefighters Rescue Occupant of Early Morning House Fire in Owings

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at approximately 1:05 a.m., firefighters from North Beach, Prince Frederick, Dunkirk, Huntingtown, St. Leonard, and Anne Arundel County responded to the area of 5th Street, and Easy Street in Owings, for the reported structure fire. The first arriving unit was Chief 1A (North Beach) who found a multi-story single...
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Trailer Completely Destroyed After Fire in Avenue

Trailer Completely Destroyed After Fire in Avenue

On December 4, 2018 at approximately 12:15 p.m., volunteer firefighters from Seventh District, Leonardtown, Mechanicsville and Hollywood responded to 38231 Hatchet Thicket Road, and Olen Mattingly Road, in Avenue for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a single wide trailer on the ground and fully engulfed in fire. Firefighter controlled...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident on Great Mills Road

Minor Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident on Great Mills Road

On December 4, 2018 at approximately 6:55 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of the Wendy’s on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find one vehicle in the roadway, and one vehicle in the Wendy’s parking lot. One patient...
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Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Brandywine

Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Brandywine

The Prince George’s County Police Department, Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision in Brandywine on Monday. The victim is 47-year-old Albert Clark Jr. of Decatur Place in Northeast Washington. On December 3rd, at approximately 9:30 am, patrol officers were called to the 10500 block of Cedarville Road for a single...
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AUDIO: Death Investigation Underway at Mechanicsville Park and Ride

AUDIO: Death Investigation Underway at Mechanicsville Park and Ride

On Monday, December 3, 2018, at approximately 6:35 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the Park and Ride, located at 37750 Golden Beach Road, and Triangle Drive, in Mechanicsville for the reported one possibly not breathing. The initial dispatch advised a male was laying on the ground and looked to be not...
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No Injuries Reported After Truck Crashes in Leonardtown

No Injuries Reported After Truck Crashes in Leonardtown

On Monday, December 3, 2018 at approximately 11:40 a.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Fairgrounds Road, in the area of Cartwright Road, in Leonardtown for the reported motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle in the roadway on its roof, with the single...
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Single Vehicle Crash in Mechanicsville Sends Operator to Trauma Center

Single Vehicle Crash in Mechanicsville Sends Operator to Trauma Center

On Friday, November 30, 2018 at approximately 5:15 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Mechanicsville Road, and Asher Road for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway overturned and in a ditch, with the single occupant out of the...
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