Fire & Rescue

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Crash on Old Washington Road in Waldorf, After Suspects Flee from Officer

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Crash on Old Washington Road in Waldorf, After Suspects Flee from Officer

On February 15, shortly before 2 a.m., a patrol officer responded to the area of Larkspur Court in Waldorf for the report of loud music and two males loitering inside a car. When the officer arrived, he exited his cruiser and approached the vehicle on foot. Upon seeing the officer, the subjects fled. A...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Thanks Its Partners in WARM Program

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Thanks Its Partners in WARM Program

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office thanks its numerous community partners for their continued assistance in the WARM program (Wrapping Arms ‘Round Many), a local winter emergency sheltering program. The Mission, Trinity Episcopal Church, the Three Oaks Center, the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary, Texas Roadhouse and Target have all provided additional assistance...
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No Injuries Reported After Large Residence Under Renovation in Accokeek Found Fully Engulfed, State Fire Marshal Currently Investigating

No Injuries Reported After Large Residence Under Renovation in Accokeek Found Fully Engulfed, State Fire Marshal Currently Investigating

On Thursday, February 13, 2020, at approximately 6:00 a.m., firefighters in Prince Georges County and surrounding counties responded to 2101 Springvale Court in Accokeek, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a large one story residence fully engulfed in fire, and requested additional tankers. Firefighters operated on the...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Head-on Collision Involving Oil Truck in Mechanicsville

Minor Injuries Reported After Head-on Collision Involving Oil Truck in Mechanicsville

On Thursday, February 13, 2020, at approximately 2:55 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of North Sandgates Road and Cat Creek Road in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two vehicle collision with one vehicle being...
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Attic Fire at Daly’s Fresh Seafood in Mechanicsville

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Attic Fire at Daly’s Fresh Seafood in Mechanicsville

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at approximately 5:30 p.m., firefighters from Hollywood, Mechanicsville and Bay District responded to 27421 North Sandgates Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported structure fire. A firefighter from Hollywood called in advising he was on the scene with fire showing from the second floor of a commercial building, and was...
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Man Transported to Hospital After Overdosing While Driving in California

Man Transported to Hospital After Overdosing While Driving in California

On Monday, February 10, 2020, at approximately 3:55 p.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the rear of the Walmart in California, for the possible overdose in a vehicle. Police arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle in the rear of the parking lot, with the single male occupant unconscious, and...
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One Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

One Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

On Thursday, February 13, 2020, at approximately 1:40 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Gate 2, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway involved in a t-bone style collision, with the driver...
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AUDIO: No Injuries Reported After Ambulance from Hughesville Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident in Charlotte Hall

AUDIO: No Injuries Reported After Ambulance from Hughesville Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident in Charlotte Hall

On Thursday, February 13, 2020, at approximately 7:00 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Mt Wolf Road in Charlotte Hall, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving an ambulance. Crews arrived on the scene to report no injuries. The ambulance was returned to Hughesville after...
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St. Mary’s Announces 2020 Bridal Expo at Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department on Sunday, November 8, 2020

St. Mary’s Announces 2020 Bridal Expo at Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department on Sunday, November 8, 2020

Visit St. Mary’s, the destination marketing organization for St. Mary’s County, Maryland, is proud to announce the Destination St. Mary’s Bridal Expo. This event will be held on Sunday, November 8th, 2020 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall. Destination St. Mary’s Bridal Expo will be an exciting opportunity...
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Officers Arrest 22-Year-Old Waldorf Man After He Stabs His Girlfriend in Waldorf

Officers Arrest 22-Year-Old Waldorf Man After He Stabs His Girlfriend in Waldorf

On Sunday, February 9, 2020, at 11:32 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Gallery Place in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, they found a 22-year-old woman with multiple stab wounds to her abdomen. The officers provided first aide to the victim until paramedics arrived and transported her...
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Stolen Vehicle Found Fully Engulfed in Mechanicsville, Police Currently Investigating Vehicle Break-in and Vehicle Stolen from Same Street

Stolen Vehicle Found Fully Engulfed in Mechanicsville, Police Currently Investigating Vehicle Break-in and Vehicle Stolen from Same Street

On Monday, February 10, 2020, at approximately 3:23 a.m., three firefighters from the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department responded to 35290 Golf Course Drive in Mechanicsville,for the reported vehicle fire Crews arrived on the scene to find a Toyota SUV fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters extinguished the fire in under 15 minutes. No injuries were...
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UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Saved with CPR After Medical Emergency at Great Mills High School During Basketball Practice

UPDATE: 12:15 p.m: A student at Great Mills High School recently collapsed during basketball practice and stopped breathing. Working together, school staff, emergency responders and two deputies of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office successfully revived the 17-year-old student. On the evening of February 4, 2020, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office...
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AUDIO: Pomfret Man Arrested and Charged with Attempted First Degree Murder After Stabbing in La Plata

AUDIO: Pomfret Man Arrested and Charged with Attempted First Degree Murder After Stabbing in La Plata

On Monday, February 3, 2020, at 4:30 p.m., Officers from the La Plata Police Department, and Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to 602 Charles Street in La Plata, for the reported stabbing. Officers arrived on the scene to find a 46-year-old male suffering from a stab wound to the abdomen, and a 43-year-old female...
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No Injuries Reported After Structure Collapse at Beacon Marina in Solomons

No Injuries Reported After Structure Collapse at Beacon Marina in Solomons

On Friday, February 7, 2020, at approximately 9:15 a.m., firefighters from Solomons, Huntingtown, St. Leonard, and Bay District responded to 265 Lore Road in Solomons, for the reported roof collapse with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find the Beacon Marina roof collapsed onto the pier, and multiple vehicles and boats....
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North Beach Volunteer Fire Department Warns of Door to Door Donation Scam

On Monday, February 4, 2020, the NBVFD received an inquiry regarding the legitimacy of an individual going door to door, claiming to be a member of the NBVFD, and collecting “cash donations on behalf of the fire department.” Out of an abundance of caution, we issued a press release urging residents to contact the...
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Police Respond to Accidental Shooting at Lexington Park Sportsmen’s Club

Police Respond to Accidental Shooting at Lexington Park Sportsmen’s Club

On Friday, February 7, 2020, at approximately 1:50 p.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the Sanner’s Lake Sportmen’s Club in Lexington Park, for the reported gunshot victim. Police arrived on the scene reporting an adult male in his 60’s with an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound to the leg. The victim was transported...
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First Responders Stay Busy Responding to Over 20 Calls During Severe Storms

First Responders Stay Busy Responding to Over 20 Calls During Severe Storms

Firefighters from Mechanicsville, Bay District, Leonardtown, Hollywood, Valley Lee, and Seventh District responded to multiple calls throughout the county for power lines down, trees blocking roadways, and pole fires. Please use caution and move over for all emergency vehicles. Firefighters urge all motorist and pedestrians do NOT run over or approach downed lines. Bayside...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police are investigating a single-vehicle pedestrian crash that occurred late last night in Prince George’s County. At about 11:25 p.m. on Wednesday, troopers from the Maryland State Police College Park Barrack responded to eastbound Route 198 at Bauer Lane in Laurel, Maryland for a report of a crash that involved a car...
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AUDIO: Two Anne Arundel Police Officers Shot After Vehicle Pursuit, Suspect Still at Large

AUDIO: Two Anne Arundel Police Officers Shot After Vehicle Pursuit, Suspect Still at Large

Police spokeswoman Sgt. Jacklyn Davis reported detectives responded to the 600 block of Newfield Road in Glen Burnie around 5:00 p.m., and found an adult male deceased with upper body trauma, police noticed the victims vehicle was missing and police searched for it throughout the day. Davis reported that around 11:00 p.m., detectives spotted...
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UPDATE: Detectives Investigating Pharmacy Robbery in Waldorf, Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

On February 3 at approximately 1:45 p.m., three suspects entered Hanson Pharmacy located in the 2100 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf. They climbed over the counter, sprayed an employee with pepper spray, stole various medications and cash and then fled to an awaiting vehicle operated by a fourth suspect. The vehicle was described...
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Young Huntingtown Firefighter Dylan Smith and His Family Seeking Donations for Cancer Treatment

Dylan Smith has always had a passion for firefighting. He began volunteering at the Huntingtown Fire Department in 2008, at the age of 14. At the age of 16 he began riding in the engine, making him one of the youngest firefighters in Southern Maryland. For the next 8 years Dylan would volunteer as...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Charles County Police Officer Involved in Rollover Crash in Waldorf

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at approximately , police fire, and rescue personnel respond to Small Wood Drive and Middletown Road in Waldorf, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a Charles County Deputy. Deputies arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle crash, with the unmarked police cruiser off the roadway and...
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AUDIO: Man Rescued in Calvert After Being Trapped Under Crane Skip Pan in Dump Truck Bed

AUDIO: Man Rescued in Calvert After Being Trapped Under Crane Skip Pan in Dump Truck Bed

On Monday, February  3, 2020, at 1:25 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Route 4 and St. Leonard Road in Calvert for the reported entrapment involving heavy machinery. Crews arrived on the scene to find an adult male patient trapped inside of a dump truck bed by a crane...
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No Injuries Reported After Head-on Collision in Park Hall

On Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at approximately 10:10 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Park Hall Road and Point Lookout Road in Park Hall, for the reported head-on style collision. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway with all occupants out of the vehicles. Three patients signed...
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One Injured After Rollover Crash in Hollywood

On Friday, January 31, 2020, at approximately 12:20 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Clarkes Landing Road and Mervell Dean Road in Hollywood, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned.. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway with all occupants...
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