Fire & Rescue

Governor Hogan Attends 24th Annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge

Governor Larry Hogan today joined hundreds of law enforcement officers for the 24th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge at Sandy Point State Park, where he presented Special Olympian Nicholas Meade with the Jimmy Myrick Jr. Governor’s Courage Award. “I want to sincerely thank the hundreds of dedicated and hardworking police officers, military,...
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State Fire Marshal Issues Warning About New Social Media “Challenge”

State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci would like to warn parents of a new viral teen video, which may result in fire incidents and cause serious injury. While the Office of the State Fire Marshal has received no reported incidents within Maryland thus far, the agency has been notified by authorities of two incidents...
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Firefighters Respond to Chimney Fire and Find Fire Showing from Roof and Room of Residence in Pomfret

On Friday, January 24, 2020, at approximately 2:45 p.m., a 911 caller and passerby reported a “chimney fire” on Clearview Place in Pomfret. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find fire showing from the roof and requested an upgraded structure fire assignment, which brought nearly 50 volunteers from La Plata, Bryans Road, Potomac Heights,...
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One Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident Involving Dump Truck in Hollywood

On Thursday, January 23, 2020, at approximately 1:35 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and Hollywood Road in Hollywood, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find one vehicle in the median, and one dump truck in the roadway, with one subject...
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One Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in Great Mills

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at approximately 2:40 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Buck Hewitt Road and Chancellors Run Road in Great Mills, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway. The single occupant of the Ford sedan was...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Mechanicsville

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., firefighters from Charles County, Mechanicsville, Hollywood, Leonardtown and Seventh District responded to 27200 Thompson Corner Road and Hard Bargain Lane in Mechanicsville, for the reported house on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single story residence with fire showing from the roof and...
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UPDATE: Critical Missing Person Has Been Located Safe and Unharmed

UPDATE: LOCATED SAFE AND UNHARMED: John Stacey,81, was just located by officers in a wooded area about a quarter mile from his home in Nanjemoy. Thanks to everyone who helped and offered to help. 1/21/20: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their search for John Stacey, 81, who was reported missing last night....
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Four Car Collision in California Sends One to Area Trauma Center

On Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at approximately 12:35 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of the Firehouse Subs on Three Notch Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find four vehicles in the roadway. Emergency medical personnel requested a helicopter...
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No Injuries Reported After Working Smoke Detectors Alert Homeowner in Early Morning House Fire in Waldorf, Investigation Deems Fire Accidental

UPDATE 1/21/2020: On Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at approximately 4:43 a.m., firefighters responded to 10856 Maplewood Court in Waldorf, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find fire showing from the second floor. The owner is identified as Terri Daniels. No injuries were reported, and the estimated loss of structure...
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One Transported to Trauma Center After Four Vehicle Crash in California

On Monday, January 20, 2020, at approximately 2:40 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Patuxent Beach Road and South Patuxent Beach Road in California, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious, with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find three vehicles off the roadway, and one...
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Kitchen Fire in Lexington Park

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Kitchen Fire in Lexington Park

On Sunday, January 19, 2020, at approximately 12:20 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, and Ridge responded to Silver Slate Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported house fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two-story residence with smoke showing. Firefighters immediately entered the residence and found an active kitchen...
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Five Injured, One Transported to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Accident in Bryantown

On Friday, January 17, 2020, at 3:43 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to La Plata Road and Leonardtown Road in Bryantown, for the reported motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Crews arrived on the scene within minutes of dispatch and confirmed a two vehicle accident, with one subject pinned inside. Firefighters from Waldorf,...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree in St. Mary’s City

On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at approximately 3:55 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Pleasant Manor Road in St. Mary’s City, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle into a tree. One patient was...
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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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