Fire & Rescue

UPDATE: Police Investigating Two Separate Motor Vehicle Collisions Involving Motorcycles in Lusby That Leaves One Dead and One Seriously Injured

UPDATE: Police Investigating Two Separate Motor Vehicle Collisions Involving Motorcycles in Lusby That Leaves One Dead and One Seriously Injured

UPDATE 8/15/2022: On Saturday, August 13, 2022, at approximately 11:36 p.m., deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau responded to the area of Solomons Island Road just prior to Dowell Road in Lusby, MD, for a serious motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle. Deputies arrived on scene and advised one adult male...
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Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office Announces Passing of Deputy Sheriff Scott C. McArdle #7284

Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office Announces Passing of Deputy Sheriff Scott C. McArdle #7284

It is with profound sadness and tremendous regret we announce the passing of Deputy Sheriff Scott C. McArdle #7284. Deputy Sheriff McArdle reported for work this morning and began feeling ill around 7 a.m. He drove himself to the emergency room at Anne Arundel Medical Center and later passed during treatment. Deputy Sheriff McArdle...
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Annapolis Man Receives 15 Years for Fleeing Scene of Accident and Assaulting Anne Arundel County Police Officers, Additional Charges

Annapolis Man Receives 15 Years for Fleeing Scene of Accident and Assaulting Anne Arundel County Police Officers, Additional Charges

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced that Brandon Hardy, 26, of Annapolis was sentenced to 15 years of active incarceration and is subject to an additional five years which were suspended for 13 charges including two counts of second degree assault against Anne Arundel County Police Officers Saifedlin Hussain and James...
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Prince George’s County Detectives Seeking Information in Murder of 16-Year-Old in Seat Pleasant

Prince George’s County Detectives Seeking Information in Murder of 16-Year-Old in Seat Pleasant

Detectives with our Homicide Unit are investigating a fatal shooting of a juvenile male that occurred Friday evening in Seat Pleasant. The victim is 16-year-old Antonio Parker, Jr of Seat Pleasant. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On August 12,...
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Woman Reunites with First Responders Who Saved Her Life After Suffering Medical Emergency

Woman Reunites with First Responders Who Saved Her Life After Suffering Medical Emergency

On Friday, August 12, 2022, an emotional reunion occurred with First Responders and a medical emergency patient. On June 27, 2022, at approximately 7:00 a.m., a call was received by the Charles County Department of Emergency Services about a young mother who was experiencing a severe medical emergency. Friday, the young mother, Kristy Royal-Robinson,...
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29 Students from Class 161 Graduates from United States Naval Test Pilot School

29 Students from Class 161 Graduates from United States Naval Test Pilot School

NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, Patuxent River, MD.: The United States Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) held a graduation ceremony for Class 161 on Aug. 5. Twenty-nine students successfully completed the intense 11-month course of instruction and received their designations as Engineering Developmental Test Pilots, Test Flight Officers, and Test Engineers. The graduation...
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One Flown to Trauma Center After Single Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole in St. Mary’s City

One Flown to Trauma Center After Single Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole in St. Mary’s City

On Sunday, August 14, 2022, at approximately 1:47 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Mattapany Road in St. Mary’s City, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on the scene and located a single vehicle had struck a utility...
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No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Fire in St. Inigoes

No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Fire in St. Inigoes

On Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at approximately 9:00 a.m., firefighters from Ridge Volunteer Fire Department responded to the area of Trapp Road and Point Lookout Road in St. Inigoes, for the reported vehicle on fire. Crews arrived on the scene and located an SUV fully engulfed in fire. Personnel from Engine 141 and Engine...
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UPDATE: Police Arrest Forestville Man for Murder of 53-Year-Old Great Mills Man

UPDATE: Police Arrest Forestville Man for Murder of 53-Year-Old Great Mills Man

UPDATE 8/10/2022: Deputies arrived on scene within minutes of the shooting call and identified the suspect as Malcolm Carl Young, age 46 of Forestville. Young was quickly taken into custody and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown and charged with the following in the death of Anthony Charles...
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8th Annual Hunters Bash By Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department & Ducks Unlimited – September 17, 2022

8th Annual Hunters Bash By Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department & Ducks Unlimited – September 17, 2022

On Saturday, September 17, 2022, the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department and Ducks Unlimited will be holding the 8th Annual Hunters Bash at the Calvert County Fairgrounds from 12:00 p.m., to 4:30 p.m. The Calvert County Fairgrounds, located at 140 Calvert Fair Drive in Prince Frederick, MD. Buy your tickets by clicking HERE!! Admission...
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Police Investigating Three Seperate Shootings Which Leave Three Dead and One in Critical Condition

Police Investigating Three Seperate Shootings Which Leave Three Dead and One in Critical Condition

Detectives with our Homicide Unit are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Sunday. The victim is 22-year-old Robert Earl Price of Washington, DC. On August 7, 2022, at approximately 6:30 pm, patrol officers were called to the 4100 block of Southern Avenue in the unincorporated section of Capitol Heights for a reported shooting....
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Anne Arundel County Fire Department Announces Passing of Ret. Accelerant Detection K-9 Kinder

Anne Arundel County Fire Department Announces Passing of Ret. Accelerant Detection K-9 Kinder

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of our retired Accelerant Detection K-9, Kinder. Kinder was the K-9 partner of Retired Lt. Joe Clawson #372. Lt. Clawson and K-9 Kinder both retired in 2014. Prior to retirement, K-9 Kinder assisted numerous fire/arson Investigators and police detectives all over the state of...
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Three Transported to Hospital, One Transported to Trauma Center After Red Light Runner Causes Collision in Lexington Park

Three Transported to Hospital, One Transported to Trauma Center After Red Light Runner Causes Collision in Lexington Park

On Monday, August 8, 2022, at approximately 8:38 a.m. police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Pegg Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. A short time after the arrival of police, the assignment was upgraded to a serious collision with entrapment....
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One Transported to Trauma Center After T-Bone Style Collison in Lexington Park

One Transported to Trauma Center After T-Bone Style Collison in Lexington Park

On Monday, August 8, 2022, at approximately 11:10 a.m. police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Great Mills Road and Pacific Drive in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway involved in a T-bone style collision with...
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Man on Riding Lawnmower Transported to Trauma Center After Being Struck by Vehicle in California

Man on Riding Lawnmower Transported to Trauma Center After Being Struck by Vehicle in California

On Monday, August 1, 2022, at approximately 11:35 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Old Rolling Road and FDR Boulevard in California, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Crews arrived on the scene to find the victim was conscious alert and breathing with injuries to the...
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Man Transported to Trauma Center After Being Struck by Vehicle in Gas Station Parking Lot

Man Transported to Trauma Center After Being Struck by Vehicle in Gas Station Parking Lot

On Sunday, August 7, 2022, at approximately 10:10 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the Blimpie’s located at Three Notch Road and Hermanville Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. The 911 caller reported the victim was standing in front of a vehicle parked at the gas...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Single Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville, One Flown to Trauma Center

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Single Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville, One Flown to Trauma Center

On Monday, August 8, 2022, at approximately 5:45 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Christine Way in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. The 911 caller reported a single vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. A short time after dispatch...
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Leonardtown, Mechanicsville, and Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Departments Awarded Grain Bin Rescue Equipment and Training

Leonardtown, Mechanicsville, and Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Departments Awarded Grain Bin Rescue Equipment and Training

Nationwide, in partnership with the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS) awarded 58 departments grain bin rescue equipment and training in 2022. This year, Leonardtown VFD, Bel Alton VFD, and the Mechanicsville VFD were awarded training and equipment. The equipment is all the same and interoperable, allowing the 3 departments to be able...
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No Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Collides with Utility Pole and Catches Fire in Hughesville

No Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Collides with Utility Pole and Catches Fire in Hughesville

On Friday, August 5, 2022, at approximately 5:21 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Prince Frederick Road and Brandywine Road in Hughesville, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Shortly after responding, Charles County Sheriff’s Office units arrived on scene to find a U-Haul truck with fire in...
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12 Injured and Transported After Residential Deck Collapse in Glen Burnie

12 Injured and Transported After Residential Deck Collapse in Glen Burnie

On Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 11:51 p.m., police, emergency medical personnel and firefighters responded to 299 Roesler Avenue in Glen Burnie, for the reported structural collapse. 35 firefighters responded including our special operations, collapse rescue teams, responded to a report of 20×30 deck that had collapsed with several adults on the deck at...
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Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department Involved in Serious Motor Vehicle Collision While Responding to House Fire, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating

Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department Involved in Serious Motor Vehicle Collision While Responding to House Fire, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating

On Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at approximately 6:10 p.m., firefighters from Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s County responded to 8550 Patuxent Avenue in Bromes Island, for the reported structure fire. While Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief 5 was responding to the scene, they were involved in a serious motor vehicle collision in the...
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One Victim Flown to Trauma Center with Serious Injuries After Structure Collapse in Mechanicsville

One Victim Flown to Trauma Center with Serious Injuries After Structure Collapse in Mechanicsville

On Thursday, August 4, 2022, at approximately 9:05 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 28000 block of Woodburn Hill Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported structure collapse. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 2-story apartment building with no exterior collapse. Firefighters began evacuating the entire building and upon further...
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Brandywine Man Charged with Attempted Murder and Home Invasion After Stabbing Victim Multiple Times in Hughesville

Brandywine Man Charged with Attempted Murder and Home Invasion After Stabbing Victim Multiple Times in Hughesville

On Thursday, August 4, 2022, at approximately 5:27 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 15700 block of Cloverleaf Court in Hughesville, for the reported stabbing. Police arrived at the residence and found the adult male victim suffering from multiple stab wounds/lacerations to the upperbody and face. The victim was conscious and...
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Detectives Charge 18-Year-Old with Manslaughter in Connection of Fatal Shooting of 16-Year-Old

Detectives Charge 18-Year-Old with Manslaughter in Connection of Fatal Shooting of 16-Year-Old

Detectives with the Homicide Unit arrested and charged Demetrius Clarke, age 18 of Oxon Hill with manslaughter and related charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old male from Oxon Hill. On Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at approximately 1:40 p.m., officers responded to the Oxon Hill Volunteer Fire Department on Marcy Avenue...
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UPDATE: Townhouse Fire in Lexington Park Caused by Discarded Smoking Materials

UPDATE: Townhouse Fire in Lexington Park Caused by Discarded Smoking Materials

UPDATE: The Office of the State Fire Marshal ruled the preliminary cause of the fire to be accidental and caused by discarded smoking materials. 8/4/2022: On Thursday, August 4, 2022, at approximately 10:12 a.m., firefighters from NAS Patuxent River, Bay District, and Hollywood responded to 22025 Valley Estates Drive in Lexington Park, for the...
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