Fire & Rescue

22-Year-Old Calvert Man Sentenced to 36-Month Prison Term After Causing Fatal Car Crash in North West Washington D.C.

Tyler S. Hurley, 22, of Port Republic, Maryland, was sentenced yesterday to a prison term of 36 months (3 years) for Voluntary Manslaughter, stemming from a traffic collision where he ran a red light and collided with another vehicle, killing the driver, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Gregory Monahan, Acting Chief of...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Hit and Run in Lexington Park That Sends Pedestrian to Trauma Center

UPDATE: On January 14, 2020, at 4:16 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Corporate Drive in Lexington Park for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Units arrived on scene and located Sherry Lynn King, age 44 of California, suffering from...
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Vehicle Arson in Nanjemoy Currently Under Investigation

On Friday, January 11, 2020, at approximately 12:00 p.m., firefighters from Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department responded to the area of Riverside Road and Maryland Point Road in Nanjemoy, for the reported vehicle on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 2016 Toyota Corolla fully engulfed in flames. The owner(s) have been identified...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating Vehicle Arson in Lexington Park

On Sunday, January 12, 2020, at approximately 7:20 a.m., firefighters from the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Old Hermanville Road in Park Hall, for the vehicle fire reported out. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee in the roadway completely...
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Two Dogs Perish After Camper Fire in Ridge

On Saturday, January 11, 2020, at approximately 2:25 p.m., firefighters from Ridge, Bay District and NAS Webster Field responded to 16464 Three Notch Road in Ridge, for the reported trailer on fire. Prior to the arrival of firefighters, dispatch advised they received multiple calls advising the trailer was on fire, with multiple dogs trapped...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Rollover in Mechanicsville

On Friday, January 10, 2020, at approximately 10:40 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Bellevue Lane in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious, with one vehicle overturned and one person trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the...
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Calvert County Emergency Communications Center Career Opportunities

Often described as your primary lifeline in the event of an emergency, Calvert County emergency telecommunicators coordinate with Calvert County police, fire, rescue and EMS to guide first responders to your location quickly 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Calvert Emergency Communications is looking for highly motivated, people-oriented candidates to join the...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Rollover Crash in Mechanicsville

On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at approximately 7:45 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of New Market Turner Road and Greenhead Drive in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious, with one person trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway, with one vehicle...
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Runaway Horse and Buggy Struck in Mechanicsville, No Injuries Reported

Runaway Horse and Buggy Struck in Mechanicsville, No Injuries Reported

UPDATE: It was determined that that a runaway horse and buggy was unoccupied by a person when it entered the roadway and was struck by a van after entering the lane the van was traveling in. The horse was pronounced deceased at the scene. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is handling the accident....
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Support Valley Lee Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad with All You Can Eat Breakfast on Sunday, January 12, 2020

Support Valley Lee Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad with All You Can Eat Breakfast on Sunday, January 12, 2020

On Sunday, January 12, 2020, the Valley Lee Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad will be hosting an all you can eat homemade home style breakfast from 8:00 a.m., to 11:00 a.m., at the Valley Lee Fire Department at 45245 Drayden Road, Valley Lee, MD 20692 On the menu will be Scrambled Eggs, Home...
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Bay District’s Utility Fire Truck Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident with Red Light Runner in Lexington Park

Bay District’s Utility Fire Truck Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident with Red Light Runner in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at 6:00 p.m., Utility 3 from the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department, reported they had been involved in a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Great Mills Road and South Shangri-La Drive. Crews arrived on the scene shortly after to find the Dodge Ram Utility truck and a...
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UPDATE: Details Released in Murder of 24-Year-Old Park Hall Man

UPDATE: Details Released in Murder of 24-Year-Old Park Hall Man

UPDATE 1/9/2020 @ 10:15 a.m.: On January 3, 2020, at approximately 12:56 p.m., the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call indicating someone had been shot in a residence at 18414 Point Lookout Road, in Park Hall. Deputies arrived on scene and located the victim, identified as Jordan Lee Sullivan, 24...
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Single Vehicle Rollover in Owings Sends Driver to Trauma Center

On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at approximately 4:50 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Fifth Street and Ridge View Drive in Owings, for the reported overturned vehicle with entrapment. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single pick-up truck overturned, with the sole occupant/operator trapped. First responders reported the single patient...
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Indian Head Man Charged After Throwing Molotov Cocktail at Vehicle

Deputy State Fire Marshals have arrested an Indian Head man after determining he was responsible for slicing the tires of a vehicle and then attempted to set fire to the car after he threw a Molotov cocktail at the vehicle. On January 7, 2020, at approximately 9:30 a.m., the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded...
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Single Vehicle Rollover in Lexington Park Sends Two to Trauma Center

On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at approximately 6:45 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Pegg Road and Midway Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle overturned off the roadway and in a ditch, with...
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Dump Truck Causes Partial Structure Collapse After Striking Gas Station, Multiple Vehicles in Fairmount Heights

On Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at approximately 3:50 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the Citgo / Quik Mart Gas Station on Sheriff Road in Fairmount Heights, for a motor vehicle accident involving hazardous materials with subjects trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a dump truck in the parking lot...
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Prince George’s County Police Homicide Detectives Seeking Whereabouts of Greenbelt Man who Stabbed Wife to Death

Prince George’s County Police Homicide Detectives have issued an arrest warrant for 41-year-old James Dorsey. He is wanted on a 1st degree murder charge in the fatal stabbing of his wife, 42-year-old Nika Dorsey of Greenbelt. Detectives say Dorsey is considered to be armed and dangerous. If you see him, do not approach him....
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Six Injured After Attempted Hit and Run Turns Into Three Vehicle Crash in California

Six Injured After Attempted Hit and Run Turns Into Three Vehicle Crash in California

On Saturday, January 4, 2020, at approximately 12:40 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to St. Andrew’s Church Road and Indian Bridge Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find three vehicles in the roadway and began rendering care to patients. The Dodge...
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Detectives in Prince George’s County Investigating Two Seperate Shooting Deaths

Detectives in Prince George’s County Investigating Two Seperate Shooting Deaths

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday night in the unincorporated portion of Hyattsville. The victim is 56-year-old Filomena Vasquez. On Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at approximately 11:30 p.m., patrol officers were called to the 7400 block of Varnum Street for a shooting. Vasquez was...
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FBI Agent and Officer Involved Shooting in Anne Arundel After Hours-Long Standoff Currently Under Investigation

FBI Agent and Officer Involved Shooting in Anne Arundel After Hours-Long Standoff Currently Under Investigation

On December 27, 2019 at approximately 2:06 p.m. officers responded to the 1200 block of Gloria Avenue for a family dispute call with a report of a shot being fired. When officers arrived on scene they were confronted by an extremely agitated adult male on the screened-in porch with a gun. The suspect refused...
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Vehicle Fire in Waldorf, State Fire Marshal Deems Fire Accidental

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Vehicle Fire in Waldorf, State Fire Marshal Deems Fire Accidental

On Saturday, January 4, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department responded to 1170 Smallwood Drive in Waldorf, for the reported vehicle fire threatening other vehicles. Crews arrived on the scene to find a Dodge Challenger with fire showing from the engine compartment actively threatening nearby vehicles. Firefighters extinguished the fire in...
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Allentown Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Past Life Member Russell “Doc” Douglas Sprouse, 69

Allentown Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Past Life Member Russell “Doc” Douglas Sprouse, 69

Russell Douglas Sprouse, 69, of Waldorf, Maryland, passed away on December 28, 2019 at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. Fondly known as “Doc”, was born on January 25, 1950 in Washington, DC to the late Russell Lloyd Sprouse and Carolyn Faith Sprouse. Doc served in the U. S. Army as a Medic...
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VIDEO: Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Fire and Medical Emergency in Lexington Park

VIDEO: Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Fire and Medical Emergency in Lexington Park

On Sunday, January 5, 2020, at approximately 1:20 p.m., firefighters and emergency medical services responded to the area of Hillside Drive and Poplar Ridge Road in Lexington Park, for the vehicle fire reported out, with one male having active seizures. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle in the roadway with...
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AUDIO: No Injuries After Fire Truck Overturns in Prince George’s County While Responding to Reported Apartment Fire

AUDIO: No Injuries After Fire Truck Overturns in Prince George’s County While Responding to Reported Apartment Fire

On Sunday, January 5, 2020, at approximately 11:35 a.m., firefighters in Prince George’s County were dispatched to 6553 Hill Mar Drive in District Heights, for the reported smoke in an apartment building. Silver Hill Volunteer Fire Department Truck 29 was responding to the call when they were involved a single vehicle rollover. An ambulance...
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Death Investigation Currently Underway in Lexington Park

Death Investigation Currently Underway in Lexington Park

On Saturday, January 4, 2020, at approximately 3:20 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the 21600 block of Saratoga Drive and North Essex Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported one not breathing. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 31-year-old female in the residence not breathing and started CPR. Firefighters...
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