Fire & Rescue

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Huntingtown

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Huntingtown

On May 17, 2021 at approximately 12:15 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to a serious motor vehicle accident on Rt. 4/Southern Maryland Blvd. at Lower Marlboro Road in Huntingtown, MD. Upon arrival, units located a blue Suzuki XL7 SUV on its side and a...
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UPDATE: Suspect Who Shot Two Police Officers in Waldorf Declared Deceased, Investigation Ongoing

UPDATE: Suspect Who Shot Two Police Officers in Waldorf Declared Deceased, Investigation Ongoing

UPDATE at 8:56 p.m., Audio of incident, along with more details of the 911 call has been added. All radio traffic prior to the shots fired occurring has been removed due to it containing the families personal information. UPDATE at 8:30 p.m., CCSO Sheriff Troy Berry has announced the two officers were both flown...
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Man Assaulted Twice in Under Three Hours at Lexington Park Motel, Flown to Trauma Center with Serious Injuries

Man Assaulted Twice in Under Three Hours at Lexington Park Motel, Flown to Trauma Center with Serious Injuries

On Friday, May 14, 2021, at approximately 1:48 p.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the Pax River Inn (formerly the Motel 6) located at 21847 Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the possible stabbing victim. First Responders arrived on the scene to find an adult male victim covered in blood stating...
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UPDATE: La Plata Man Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Single Vehicle Collision in La Plata

UPDATE: La Plata Man Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Single Vehicle Collision in La Plata

UPDATE 5/17/2021: On May 9, 2021, at 2:30 a.m., officers responded to a single car motor vehicle crash in the 6500 block of Port Tobacco Road in La Plata. A preliminary investigation showed the victim, Steven Travis Kerig, 50, of La Plata, was traveling on Port Tobacco Road when he lost control of his...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision on Capital Beltway in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision on Capital Beltway in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police are investigating a two vehicle crash that resulted in a fatality early Saturday night on I-495 in Prince George’s County. Just after 6:30 p.m., on Saturday, May 15, 2021, troopers from the College Park Barrack were dispatched in response to call for a crash with injuries on I-495 north in the...
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Victim Transported to Hospital After Step-Father Attacks Him with Machete in Lexington Park

Victim Transported to Hospital After Step-Father Attacks Him with Machete in Lexington Park

On Saturday, May 15, 2021, at approximately 9:05 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Willows Road in Lexington Park, for the report of a male subject covered in blood that had possibly been struck by a vehicle. Before the arrival of First Responders, dispatchers then...
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Woman Charged After Setting Piney Point Residence on Fire and Breaking Every Window of Residence

Woman Charged After Setting Piney Point Residence on Fire and Breaking Every Window of Residence

Deputy State Fire Marshals have charged Jesse Marie Russell, 37, after determining she was responsible for intentionally setting curtains on fire in the living room of her Piney Point home on Sunday, May 16, 2021. At approximately 3:30 p.m., deputies with the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office were driving by the residence in the...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating 41-Year-Old Male Shot at Pax River Inn

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating 41-Year-Old Male Shot at Pax River Inn

UPDATE 5/17/2021: On May 16, 2021, at 12:35 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21800 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the reported shots fired. A male victim, age 41 of Lexington Park, was located suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death at Charlotte Hall Motel

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death at Charlotte Hall Motel

On Sunday, May 16, 2021, at approximately 7:00 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the Charlotte Hall Motel located at 30030 Three Notch Road in Charlotte Hall, for the report of one not breathing. Crews arrived on the scene to find one patient in a motel room and reported CPR in progress....
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St. Leonard, Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Departments Regret to Announce Passing of Raleigh Midkiff III

St. Leonard, Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Departments Regret to Announce Passing of Raleigh Midkiff III

“Our members are deeply saddened by the passing of Raleigh Midkiff III. Raleigh was a member of our department for many, many years and just recently transferred to Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department. Raleigh was also a career firefighter with D.C. Fire Department. Raleigh served in many positions in our department, most recently serving as...
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Two Transported to Hospital After Early Morning House Fire in Coltons Point, Fire Under Investigation

Two Transported to Hospital After Early Morning House Fire in Coltons Point, Fire Under Investigation

On Saturday, May 15, 2021, at approximately 4:43 a.m., firefighters from Seventh District, Hollywood, Leonardtown, Mechanicsville, Bay District, and Second District responded to 20284 Park Place in Coltons Point, for the reported house on fire. Dispatchers advised they received multiple 911 calls, with one caller reporting they heard an explosion and could then see...
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Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad Regrets to Announce Passing of Cody Alexander Sir, 31

Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad Regrets to Announce Passing of Cody Alexander Sir, 31

The officers and members of the Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad regret to announce the passing of member Cody Sir. Cody joined the department in 2009 as an active member. In 2010 he obtained his EMT Certification and eventually obtained his IV Tech Certification. Cody later obtained his EVOC Certification and was turned over as...
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One Flown to Burn Center After Boat and Garage Fire in Hollywood

One Flown to Burn Center After Boat and Garage Fire in Hollywood

On Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 7:05 p.m., firefighters from Hollywood, Leonardtown, Bay District, NAS Patuxent River and Seventh District responded to 24875 Iron Horse Lane in Hollywood, for the reported detached garage on fire. Chief 7 and Engine 73 arrived on the scene in under 2 minutes from the initial dispatch and found...
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Bryans Road Man Pleads Guilty To Motor Vehicle Crash That Killed 18-Year-Old Waldorf Woman in 2018

Bryans Road Man Pleads Guilty To Motor Vehicle Crash That Killed 18-Year-Old Waldorf Woman in 2018

UPDATE 5/11/2021: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, James Anthony Christian, 46 of Bryans Road, entered a guilty plea to Motor Vehicle Manslaughter and 4 counts of Second-Degree Assault. On October 14, 2018, troopers from the Maryland State Police responded to Maryland Route 6, west of...
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Two Injured After Head-on Collision in Lexington Park

Two Injured After Head-on Collision in Lexington Park

On Monday, May 10, 2021, at approximately 4:13 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Three Notch Road and Park Hall Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle collision with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles off the roadway involved in a offset...
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Motor Vehicle Collision in Leonardtown Sends One to Trauma Center

Motor Vehicle Collision in Leonardtown Sends One to Trauma Center

On Monday, May 10, 2021, at approximately 3:40 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Point Lookout Road and Lawrence Avenue in Leonardtown, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Prior to the arrival of First Responders, the assignment was upgraded to a motor vehicle collision reported serious, bringing...
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Detectives Arrest 29-Year-Old Lanham Man After Shooting and Killing His Brother

Detectives Arrest 29-Year-Old Lanham Man After Shooting and Killing His Brother

The Homicide Unit arrested and charged a suspect in connection with a domestic-related fatal shooting in Lanham Friday morning. The suspect is 29-year-old Dominick Pailin of the 9900 block of Greenbelt Road in Lanham. He is charged with fatally shooting his brother, 39-year-old Bryan Pailin, of Morningside. On May 7, 2021, at approximately 8:10...
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Maryland Reports Lowest Number of COVID-19 Cases Since Last July, Hospitalizations Fall Under 800

Maryland Reports Lowest Number of COVID-19 Cases Since Last July, Hospitalizations Fall Under 800

The State of Maryland’s key health metrics continue to improve across the board, as today the state is reporting the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases since July 6, 2020. Case Rate Per 100K Falls to Lowest Level Since October 6. The state’s COVID-19 case rate per 100K dropped to 9.2—the lowest level since October...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Van Strikes Utility Pole in Lexington Park

Minor Injuries Reported After Van Strikes Utility Pole in Lexington Park

On Monday, May 10, 2021, at approximately 9:10 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Lincoln Avenue in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one subject trapped. Dispatchers advised all incoming units to use caution in the area as wires were down....
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Police Investigating Shooting in La Plata, One in Custody, One Victim Transported to Trauma Center

Police Investigating Shooting in La Plata, One in Custody, One Victim Transported to Trauma Center

On Sunday, May 9, 2021, at approximately 12:25 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 400 block of Patuxent Court in La Plata, for the report gunshot victim. All fire and rescue personnel responding to the scene were ordered to stay “well away from the area” due to three suspects wearing all...
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Medical Emergency Leads to Six Vehicles Damaged in Great Mills

Medical Emergency Leads to Six Vehicles Damaged in Great Mills

On Saturday, May 8, 2021, at approximately 1:10 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Longfields Boulevard and Nicolas Court in Great Mills, for a reported motor vehicle accident with one unresponsive. Upon arrival, units located a Ford pickup truck that had hit five parked vehicles. The Ford F-150 was operated by an...
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Police Make Arrest After Woman Shot at Big Dogs Paradise in Mechanicsville

Police Make Arrest After Woman Shot at Big Dogs Paradise in Mechanicsville

On May 7, 2021, at approximately 1:00 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 28700 block of Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville, for the report of a disturbance with shots fired. Deputies arrived on scene and no victim or evidence of a shooting was located at that time. At...
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UPDATE: Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Fire Department Vehicle in Leonardtown Sends One to Trauma Center

UPDATE: Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Fire Department Vehicle in Leonardtown Sends One to Trauma Center

Update at 6:20 p.m., audio and photos of incident have been added. On Friday, May 7, 2021, at approximately 2:02 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of St. Andrew’s Church Road and Fairgrounds Road in Leonardtown, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious, involving a fire department vehicle and one...
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UPDATE: 18-Year-Old Convicted in Murder of 17-Year-Old in Bryans Road, Sentencing Set for August 31, 2021

UPDATE: 18-Year-Old Convicted in Murder of 17-Year-Old in Bryans Road, Sentencing Set for August 31, 2021

UPDATE 5/7/2021: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, May 6, 2021, a Charles County jury, after a 9-day trial and less than a day of deliberation, convicted Darryl Edward Freeman, 18, of the First-Degree Felony Murder and Armed Robbery of Bradley Brown, as well as related charges. On February...
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Kidde Recalls TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Kidde Recalls TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Name of product: Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms Hazard: The smoke alarm and the combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarm can fail to alert consumers to a fire. Remedy: Replace Recall date: May 6, 2021 Units: About 226,000 This recall involves Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms.  The...
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