Fire & Rescue

Driver Injured, Two Adults and Five Animals Displaced After Vehicle Hits House in Mechanicsville

Driver Injured, Two Adults and Five Animals Displaced After Vehicle Hits House in Mechanicsville

On Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at approximately 10:55 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Pink Hill Lane in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident involving a vehicle into a house with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle into...
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Dryer Fire in Great Mills

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Dryer Fire in Great Mills

On Monday, November 11, 2019, at approximately 5:00 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, and Valley Lee responded to 45955 Foxchase Drive in Great Mills, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two-story apartment complex with smoke showing from the apartment middle of the row. Firefighters...
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VIDEO: One Arrested for Driving Under the Influence After Causing Rollover Crash in Hollywood

VIDEO: One Arrested for Driving Under the Influence After Causing Rollover Crash in Hollywood

On Friday, November 8, 2019, at approximately 8:05 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Three Notch Road and Sotterley Road in Hollywood, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious, with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on the scene to find one vehicle overturned in the roadway, and the second...
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No Injuries Reported After Structure Fire at Gallant Green Bar in Waldorf

No Injuries Reported After Structure Fire at Gallant Green Bar in Waldorf

On Friday, November 8, 2019, at approximately 8:55 p.m., firefighters from Charles County, Prince George’s County, and St. Mary’s County responded to the Gallant Green Bar at 14901 Woodville Road in Waldorf, for the reported structure on fire with one person trapped on the second floor. Crews arrived on the scene to find fire...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Crash that Occurred in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Crash that Occurred in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on the inner loop of I-495 in Prince George’s County. Shortly after midnight, troopers from the Maryland State Police Forestville Barrack responded on a report of a pedestrian crash in the area I-495 and Allentown Road in Temple Hills, Maryland. According to a preliminary...
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Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Owings Injures Three

Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Owings Injures Three

On Sunday November 10, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Route 2 and Mount Harmony Road in Owings, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. While units were responding, dispatchers upgraded the assignment as an overturned vehicle with entrapment. Crews arrived on the scene...
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The Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Past Chief, President, Firefighter, and Life Member Jimmy Rye

The Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Past Chief, President, Firefighter, and Life Member Jimmy Rye

The Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of another long-time member Jimmy Rye, Past Chief, Past President, Firefighter, and Life Member passed away yesterday evening after a long illness. For many decades, he served our Department and community and held numerous ranks within the Department. His fire service career touched many,...
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UPDATE: Maryland State Police Locate Hit and Run Vehicle Involved in Crash That Killed 63-Year-Old Man in Prince George’s County

UPDATE: Maryland State Police Locate Hit and Run Vehicle Involved in Crash That Killed 63-Year-Old Man in Prince George’s County

UPDATE 11/11/19: Maryland State Police have located the vehicle involved in the fatal hit-and-run crash that claimed the life of a tow truck driver last week in Prince George’s County. Police believe the vehicle involved is a 2004 white Cadillac Escalade, which was located at Maryland Route 3 and Route 175 in Gambrills in...
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Public Encouraged to Attend the 44th Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11, 2019, in Leonardtown

Public Encouraged to Attend the 44th Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11, 2019, in Leonardtown

The public is invited to salute America’s Veterans at the in Leonardtown. The parade, sponsored by the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County and Commissioners of Leonardtown, steps off Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at 9:45 a.m. from St. Mary’s Ryken High School and moves along Fenwick Street. Immediately following the parade, citizens are invited to...
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The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Santa Claus Schedule for December 1, to December 20, 2019

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Santa Claus Schedule for December 1, to December 20, 2019

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad will be bringing Santa Claus into your Neighborhood through the dates of December 1 to December 20. Santa will be riding on a big red firetruck sleigh! An Ambulance will occasionally lead, playing Christmas songs on their PA system. Santa Runs will begin between 5:30 p.m.,...
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The Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Fatal Shooting in Bowie

The Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Fatal Shooting in Bowie

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting Monday night in the Lake Arbor community near Bowie. The decedent is 19-year-old Trey Scotland of Bowie. On November 4th, at approximately 10:45 pm, patrol officers responded to the 1300 block of Fairlakes Place. Officers found the decedent in a car suffering from...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating Semi-Trailer Fires in Charlotte Hall

State Fire Marshal Investigating Semi-Trailer Fires in Charlotte Hall

On Sunday, November 3, 2019, at approximately 5:50 a.m., firefighters from Mechanicsville responded to the Burger King in Charlotte Hall, for the reported outside fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find two semi-trailers fully engulfed in flames to the rear of the building, and requested an upgraded assignment. Firefighters from Mechanicsville and Hughesville...
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Firefighters in Calvert County Quickly Extinguish Basement Fire

Firefighters in Calvert County Quickly Extinguish Basement Fire

On November 4, 2019, at approximately 5:50 a.m., firefighters in Calvert County responded to 30 Chesapeake Avenue in Dares Beach, for the reported smoke in the house. Crews arrived on the scene to find nothing evident, and after further investigation, firefighters found moderate smoke conditions inside and found a fire in the basement. Firefighters...
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UPDATE: 23-Year-Old Waldorf Man Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison for Shooting Another Man in Face During Robbery

UPDATE: 23-Year-Old Waldorf Man Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison for Shooting Another Man in Face During Robbery

UPDATE 11/5/2019: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, Charles County Circuit Court Judge William R. Greer, Jr. sentenced Teion Lamon Brewer, 23 of Waldorf, to life suspend all but 50 years in prison for the Attempted First-Degree Murder of Johrel Key and Use of a Firearm During...
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Sheriff’s Office Looking For Witnesses of Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park That Sent Pedestrian to Trauma Center

Sheriff’s Office Looking For Witnesses of Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park That Sent Pedestrian to Trauma Center

UPDATE 11/5/2019: On October 31, 2019, at approximately 10:58 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22000 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Collision Reconstruction Unit responded to the scene and continued...
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One Arrested After Halloween Assault in Lexington Park

One Arrested After Halloween Assault in Lexington Park

On Thursday, October 31, 2019, at approximately 2:30 p.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the area of Midway Drive and Saratoga Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported assault with a knife. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single victim with lacerations who refused all medical care. All emergency medical...
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University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center Awarded $26,000 Grant for Transportation Initiative

University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center Awarded $26,000 Grant for Transportation Initiative

University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center (UM CRMC) was recently awarded a $26,000 grant from the Rural Maryland Council. UM Charles Regional is earmarking the funds for a pilot program called, “Transportation to Wellness Project” that provides eligible patients with free transportation home from the hospital or to post-hospitalization medical appointments. The goals...
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The Department of Emergency Services Urges Residents to Stay Prepared, and Sign up to Receive CodeRED Weather Warnings

The Department of Emergency Services wants St. Mary’s County residents to be prepared and informed. In advance of inclement weather, residents are urged to sign up to receive email warnings, updates and special notices including road closures, severe weather updates, Recreation and Park Notices and CodeRED Weather Warnings. The St. Mary’s County Government CodeRED...
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Vehicle Arson Fire in Waldorf Under Investigation

Vehicle Arson Fire in Waldorf Under Investigation

On Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at 10:05 a.m., firefighters responded to St. Matthews Drive and Sunset Ridge Place in Waldorf, for the reported vehicle on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a Ford E350 box truck with a Kawasaki Motorcycle in the cargo compartment, with the fire showing from the cargo compartment....
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Two Injured After Head-on Motor Vehicle Accident in California

Two Injured After Head-on Motor Vehicle Accident in California

On Friday, November 1, 2019, at approximately 3:10 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Wildewood Parkway and Wildewood Boulevard in California, for the reported head-on motor vehicle accident. An ambulance from the Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad was responding to a medical call when they came across a head-on motor...
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Single Vehicle Into a Tree in Hollywood Sends Operator to Area Trauma Center

Single Vehicle Into a Tree in Hollywood Sends Operator to Area Trauma Center

On Friday, November 1, 2019, at approximately 11:30 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Triton Metals on Airport View Drive and Commerce Avenue in Hollywood, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a tree, with the...
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Police Investigating Armed Robbery on Halloween in Lexington Park, Victim Sent to Hospital

Police Investigating Armed Robbery on Halloween in Lexington Park, Victim Sent to Hospital

On Thursday, October 31, 2019, at approximately 5:00 p.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to Liberty Street and Pacific Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported injuries after an assault. Crews arrived on the scene to find a female reporting she was robbed at gunpoint while walking in the area of the St....
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One Injured After Head-on Collision in California

One Injured After Head-on Collision in California

On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at approximately 7:50 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Old Rolling Road and Settlers Lane in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway. One patient was transported to an area...
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Death Investigation Underway in Mechanicsville

Death Investigation Underway in Mechanicsville

On Thursday, October 31, 2019, at approximately 8:45 a.m., police, fire and emergency medical services personnel responded to Old Horse Landing Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported CPR in progress. Crews arrived on the scene to confirm a 32-year old male was deceased in the residence. Units from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office...
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One Injured After Single Vehicle Rollover in Great Mills

One Injured After Single Vehicle Rollover in Great Mills

On Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Pegg Road and Lexington Drive in Great Mills, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle overturned in the roadway, with all occupants out of...
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