Fire & Rescue

Minor Injuries Reported After Serious Single Vehicle Collision on Pegg Road

Minor Injuries Reported After Serious Single Vehicle Collision on Pegg Road

On Saturday, June 15, 2024, at approximately 3:47 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Pegg Road and West Westbury Boulevard in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious. 911 callers reported a single vehicle over a guardrail with one possibly unconscious and trapped. Crews arrived on the...
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Police Investigating Utility Worker Struck by Vehicle by Suspected Impaired Driver in Lexington Park

Police Investigating Utility Worker Struck by Vehicle by Suspected Impaired Driver in Lexington Park

On Saturday, June 15, 2024, at approximately 12:08 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and St. James Church Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Crews arrived on the scene to find a BMW sedan was travelling on Mattapany Road when the operator...
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14-Year-Old Transported With Minor Burns After Grilling Accident in Lexington Park

14-Year-Old Transported With Minor Burns After Grilling Accident in Lexington Park

On Friday, June 14, 2024, at approximately 7:20 p.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to the 46000 block of Yorktown Road in Lexington Park, for the reported burns/explosion. The 911 caller reported a 14-year-old female had significant burns to her face and was having trouble breathing. A helicopter was placed on standby. Firefighters arrived...
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2nd Alarm Sounded for Apartment Fire with Entrapment in Waldorf

2nd Alarm Sounded for Apartment Fire with Entrapment in Waldorf

On Sunday, June 16, 2024, at approximately 4:03 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the Morningside Apartments located at 70 Village Street in Waldorf, for the reported commercial structure fire with multiple subjects trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 4-story apartment complex with nothing evident from multiple sides. Upon entering the structure,...
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Police Respond to Vehicle Into a Building in Bushwood

Police Respond to Vehicle Into a Building in Bushwood

On Sunday, June 16, 2024, at approximately 9:50 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Captain Sam’s located at 22664 Colton Point Road in Bushwood, for the reported vehicle into the building. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle into the unoccupied building next to Captain Sam’s with the single...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Motorcycle Crash That Killed 51-Year-Old La Plata Man

Maryland State Police Investigating Motorcycle Crash That Killed 51-Year-Old La Plata Man

On Friday, June 14, 2024, at approximately 1:03 a.m., Troopers from Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to United States Route 301 in the area of Billingsley Road for a report of a serious motor vehicle collision. Due to the circumstances, the Maryland State Police CRASH Team was requested to assume the investigation....
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No Injuries Reported After Dump Truck and SUV Collide in California

No Injuries Reported After Dump Truck and SUV Collide in California

On Thursday, June 13, 2023, at approximately 1:30 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Three Notch Road and Old Rolling Road in California, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with entrapment. Crews arrived on the scene to find an SUV and dump truck involved in a T-bone style...
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Man Flown to Trauma Center After High-Speed Crash Involving Motorcycle in Mechanicsville

Man Flown to Trauma Center After High-Speed Crash Involving Motorcycle in Mechanicsville

On Thursday, June 13, 2024, at approximately 2:00 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Friendship School Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle. 911 callers reported a motorcycle ran into the back of a Ford Mustang vehicle at a high...
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Police Identify Body of 52-Year-Old Woman Found in Lexington Park

Police Identify Body of 52-Year-Old Woman Found in Lexington Park

UPDATE 6/14/2024: On Thursday, June 13, 2024, police responded to a 911 report of a subject not breathing. Upon arriving at the scene at the 21000 block of FDR Boulevard in Lexington Park, the deceased body of a woman, identified as Erica Christina Drinks, 52, was found in a shed on the property. Detectives...
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Southern Maryland News Net Employee Extinguishes Car Fire in Great Mills

Southern Maryland News Net Employee Extinguishes Car Fire in Great Mills

On June 12, 2024, at approximately 7:50 pm, a vehicle fire was reported on Chancellors Run Road in the area of Buck Hewitt Road. An employee from Southern Maryland News Net arrived on scene a few minutes after dispatch and located a Hyundai Tucson on the side of the road with a fire in...
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No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Fire in Leonardtown

No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Fire in Leonardtown

On Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at 3:01 p.m., police and firefighters responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Chingville Road in Leonardtown, for the reported vehicle on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find all occupants out of the vehicle with the vehicle on fire. 9 firefighters from Second District VFD&RS...
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No Injuries Reported After Utility Worker Strikes Underground Electrical Line, Power Outages Reported in California Area

No Injuries Reported After Utility Worker Strikes Underground Electrical Line, Power Outages Reported in California Area

On Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at approximately 1:20 p.m., fire and emergency medical personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and MacArthur Boulevard, for the reported transformer fire with one injured. Crews arrived on the scene to find a utility worker had struck an underground electrical line which electrocuted him and fried...
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Neighbors Save Two Trapped Residents in Mechanicsville Fire, State Fire Marshal Investigating

Neighbors Save Two Trapped Residents in Mechanicsville Fire, State Fire Marshal Investigating

UPDATE 6/11/2024: Neighbors used ladders to rescue both trapped occupants from the second floor prior to the arrival of firefighters. Three cats were also removed, one is missing. No injuries were reported. The American Red Cross was not requested, family and friends are assisting the displaced residents. Firefighters placed the fire under control within...
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14-Year-Old Succumbs to Injuries After Triple Shooting, Police Seeking Leads and Information

14-Year-Old Succumbs to Injuries After Triple Shooting, Police Seeking Leads and Information

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is now leading the investigation into a recent shooting that occurred in the city of District Heights. One of the victims has died of her injuries. She is 14-year-old Khamya Ferrell of Suitland. Two adults were also injured in the shooting. Their injuries are not considered...
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UPDATE: 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Waldorf Injures 2 Firefighters and Displaces 10 Residents

UPDATE: 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Waldorf Injures 2 Firefighters and Displaces 10 Residents

UPDATE 6/10/2024: On Saturday, June 8, 2024, at 10:32 a.m., firefighters responded to 6016 New Forest Court in Waldorf, for the structure fire, Firefighters located a 2-story apartment complex on fire. The owner is identified as New Forest Complex with the estimated loss of structure being valued at $400,000.00 Two firefighters suffered non-life threatening...
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UPDATE: Deputies Recover Stolen Gun and Drugs from Stolen Vehicle That Crashed After High Speed Chase

UPDATE: Deputies Recover Stolen Gun and Drugs from Stolen Vehicle That Crashed After High Speed Chase

UPDATE 6/10/2024: On May 27, 2024, at 1:02 a.m., Calvert County Patrol Bureau deputies were alerted to a tag reader referencing a stolen vehicle traveling eastbound on Route 260 from Rt. 4 in Dunkirk. The vehicle, a blue Audi A7 was confirmed to be stolen and was located by DFC Idol travelling over 100...
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Man Flown to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries After 55-Gallon Barrel Explodes in Waldorf Residence

Man Flown to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries After 55-Gallon Barrel Explodes in Waldorf Residence

On Friday, June 7, 2024, at approximately 2:45 p.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to the 2800 block of Starling Drive in Waldorf, for the reported explosion with injuries. Multiple 911 callers reported a loud explosion with an unknown aged male laying in the garage barely moving. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find...
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UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Sentenced to 30-Years for Murder of Robbery and Abduction Victim

UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Sentenced to 30-Years for Murder of Robbery and Abduction Victim

UPDATE 6/7/2024: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, June 6, 2024, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Makeba Gibbs sentenced Nijuan Wilson, 17, to Life in prison with all but 30 years suspended for the First-Degree Murder of Deangelo Beale. Wilson will be on supervised probation for five years upon...
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UPDATE: Police Seeking Whereabouts of Suspect Wanted for Murder at MGM Resort and Casino in Oxon Hill

UPDATE: Police Seeking Whereabouts of Suspect Wanted for Murder at MGM Resort and Casino in Oxon Hill

  UPDATE 6/6/2024: The Homicide Unit is seeking the community’s assistance in locating the suspect wanted for a recent fatal shooting in the parking garage at the MGM National Harbor Hotel and Casino. The suspect is 26-year-old Dayon Neal of no fixed address. He’s charged with the murder of 37-year-old Daniel Antonio Thomas of...
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UPDATE: Mechanicsville Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder Outside Great Mills Liquor Store

UPDATE: Mechanicsville Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder Outside Great Mills Liquor Store

UPDATE 6/5/2024: State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling announced today that Leroy Christopher Neal, 48, of Mechanicsville, was found guilty of first-degree murder and related firearm charges for the killing of a 46-year-old man that occurred on November 4, 2023. Following a three-day trial, Neal was convicted by a St. Mary’s County jury of first-degree murder,...
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UPDATE: Owner of Animal Clinic of La Plata Identified as Victim Killed in Accident Involving Tractor

UPDATE: Owner of Animal Clinic of La Plata Identified as Victim Killed in Accident Involving Tractor

UPDATE 6/5/2024: We regret to announce the passing of Dr. Kenneth Ivan Cunningham, M.R.C.V.S. age 72, of La Plata, Maryland. Cunningham was a long time Veterinarian who owned and operated the Animal Clinic of La Plata. He attended Trinity College, Dublin Ireland where he received his membership into the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons....
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UPDATE: Man Charged After Setting Motel Room on Fire That Injures 2 and Displaces 46

UPDATE: Man Charged After Setting Motel Room on Fire That Injures 2 and Displaces 46

UPDATE 6/4/2024 – Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal Press Release: A Leonardtown man was arrested after setting a hotel room on fire yesterday evening, displacing 46 guests and causing three-quarters of a million dollars in damage. Just after 8:00 p.m. on June 3, 2024, St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office responded to the Super...
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Man Charged After Child Finds Loaded Gun and Accidentally Shoots Herself While Playing Hide and Seek

Man Charged After Child Finds Loaded Gun and Accidentally Shoots Herself While Playing Hide and Seek

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Gun Crimes Unit charged a suspect with multiple firearms offenses after a child accessed a loaded firearm and suffered a gunshot wound. This incident occurred in the town of Cheverly on Sunday night. The victim, a female under the age of five, suffered injuries not considered life-threatening. The...
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Family Displaced After Large House Fire in Hughesville, Fire Marshal Investigating

Family Displaced After Large House Fire in Hughesville, Fire Marshal Investigating

On Sunday, June 2, 2024, at approximately 8:00 p.m., firefighters from Charles, St. Mary’s, Calvert, and Prince George’s County responded to the 6900 block of Bucktown Court tin Hughesville, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene and immediately requested a working fire dispatch and reported fire showing from a 2-story...
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One Child and One Adult Flown to Trauma Centers After Golf Cart Crash in Ridge

One Child and One Adult Flown to Trauma Centers After Golf Cart Crash in Ridge

On Saturday, June 1, 2024, at approximately 11:00 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of 49021 Wynne Road in Ridge, for a motor vehicle collision involving a golf cart. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single golf cart overturned with all occupants conscious. A helicopter was requested to...
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