Fire & Rescue

One Transported to Hospital After Large Tree Falls onto House in Mechanicsville

One Transported to Hospital After Large Tree Falls onto House in Mechanicsville

On Saturday, October 26, 2019, at approximately 7:50 p.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to the 39000 Block of New Market Turner Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported tree onto a house with one subject trapped. Crews from Mechanicsville and Charles County arrived on the scene to find a large tree onto a one-story...
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Single Vehicle Crash in Mechanicsville Sends One to Trauma Center

Single Vehicle Crash in Mechanicsville Sends One to Trauma Center

On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at approximately 4:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of 26262 Three Notch Road and Alexandra Way in Mechanicsville, for a motor vehicle accident reported serious, with one person trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway with the...
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Man Transported to Trauma Center After Falling from Deer Stand in Bushwood

Man Transported to Trauma Center After Falling from Deer Stand in Bushwood

On Friday, October 25, 2019, at approximately 6:45 p.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Colton Point Road and Full Pull Lane in Bushwood, for the reported injuries after a long fall. The caller stated a 49-year-old male fell approximately 12 feet from a deer stand. Firefighters from Seventh District removed...
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Suspected Street Racing Leads to Serious Crash in Lexington Park

Suspected Street Racing Leads to Serious Crash in Lexington Park

On Friday, October 25, 2019, at approximately 2:05 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Rue Purchase Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a yellow Ford Mustang, and a silver sedan in the...
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Man Transported to Trauma Center After Being Run Over by Bulldozer in Lexington Park

Man Transported to Trauma Center After Being Run Over by Bulldozer in Lexington Park

On Friday, October 25, 2019, at approximately 11:20 a.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to the 19000 block of Leopard Lane in Lexington Park, for the reported traumatic injuries. Dispatchers advised the caller reported a 30-year-old male at a construction site had both legs ran over by a bulldozer. The patient was not trapped...
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Leonardtown to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Monday, November 11, 2019

Leonardtown to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Monday, November 11, 2019

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County and the Commissioners of Leonardtown invite the public to a commemorative Wreath Laying Ceremony in the square in Leonardtown Monday, November 11, 2019, immediately following the annual Veterans Day Parade. This ceremony will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II with...
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No Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

No Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at approximately 6:05 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway. Two patients were evaluated on...
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First State Fire Marshal K-9 Certified with Maryland State Police Retires at Nine Years-Old

First State Fire Marshal K-9 Certified with Maryland State Police Retires at Nine Years-Old

After six years of dedicated service to The Office of the State Fire Marshal, explosive detection K-9, Blitz, will retire from the Maryland State Police. Blitz, a nine-year-old German Shepherd, was the first State Fire Marshal K-9 to be certified by the Maryland State Police in June of 2013. With his partner, Deputy State...
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VIDEO: Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Accident on Three Notch Road

VIDEO: Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Accident on Three Notch Road

On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at approximately 8:50 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and Pegg Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one person trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a head-on style collision, with...
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Friendship Man Steals Fire Truck From Calvert County and Takes it on a Joyride

Friendship Man Steals Fire Truck From Calvert County and Takes it on a Joyride

On October 19, 2019,  a deputy from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Park and Ride located at Lower Pindell Road and Southern Maryland Boulevard for a vehicle theft from Calvert that had not been reported yet and was found in Anne Arundel. The vehicle was a 2005 Pierce Fire Truck, belonging...
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Minor Injuries Reported After STS Bus is Rear-Ended on Great Mills Road

Minor Injuries Reported After STS Bus is Rear-Ended on Great Mills Road

On Thursday, October 17, 2019, at approximately 3:00 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the CVS on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident involving a bus. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the parking lot of the CVS in a rear-end style collision....
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No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Rollover in Mechanicsville

No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Rollover in Mechanicsville

On Sunday, October 20, 2019, at approximately 12:50 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of All Faith Church Road and New Market Turner Road in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned, and one possibly trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single...
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Pedestrian Seriously Injured After Being Struck in Waldorf

Pedestrian Seriously Injured After Being Struck in Waldorf

On Friday, october 18, 2019, at approximately 6:25 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Leonardtown Road and Post Office Road in Waldorf, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Crews arrived on the scene and reported one subject laying in the roadway with agonal breathing, and a...
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UPDATE: Police in St. Mary’s County Say Alcohol a Factor in Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Sunday That Killed Passenger

UPDATE: Police in St. Mary’s County Say Alcohol a Factor in Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Sunday That Killed Passenger

UPDATE 10/21/2019: A 40-year-old man was killed on Sunday in a single motor-vehicle collision in Leonardtown. On Oct. 20, 2019 at approximately 5:39 pm, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol units were dispatched to a single motor-vehicle collision with CPR in progress at 42297 St. Andrew’s Church Road in Leonardtown. Due to injuries sustained,...
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Head-on Crash in Leonardtown Injures Two, Sends One to Trauma Center

Head-on Crash in Leonardtown Injures Two, Sends One to Trauma Center

On Saturday, October 19, 2019, at approximately 2:25 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and St. Andrews Church Road in Leonardtown, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a head-on...
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21-Year-Old Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in La Plata

21-Year-Old Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in La Plata

On October 18, 2019, at approximately 3:15 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Poorhouse Road and Gorham Lane in La Plata for the report of a single vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a Nissan Altima was traveling south on Poorhouse Road when he...
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Tree Trimmer Falls to Death in Anne Arundel County, Currently Under Investigation

Tree Trimmer Falls to Death in Anne Arundel County, Currently Under Investigation

On Monday, October 14, 2019, at approximately 10:45 a.m., firefighters responded to 303 Aston Forest Lane in Crownsville, for the reported injuries after a fall. Firefighters responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting an injured person following a fall. They located a male patient in cardiac arrest following a fall of approximately 60-feet from a...
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Suspected Impaired Driver Arrested After Striking Pole in California

Suspected Impaired Driver Arrested After Striking Pole in California

On Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at approximately 10:50 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and Maple Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle into a traffic control device pole, with both occupants out of the...
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Firehouse Subs in California, Hosting Benefit for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Out of The Darkness Walk on Friday, October, 18

Firehouse Subs in California, Hosting Benefit for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Out of The Darkness Walk on Friday, October, 18

On Friday, October 18, 2019, from 4:00 p.m., to 9:00 p.m., the Firehouse Subs in California, Maryland will be donating 20% of all sales to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Donations will be collected and given to the Out of the Darkness Southern Maryland Walk in memorial to Captain Joe Bean. The...
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Police and Firefighters Extinguish Vehicle Fire in Lexington Park Late Tuesday Night

Police and Firefighters Extinguish Vehicle Fire in Lexington Park Late Tuesday Night

On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at approximately 10:40 p.m., firefighters from Bay District responded to the area of Pegg Road and West Westbury Boulevard in Lexington Park, for the reported vehicle fire. Corporal Reppel of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was the first unit on the scene and utilized a fire extinguisher to...
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UPDATE: Maryland State Police Continue Looking for Witnesses in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in La Plata

UPDATE: Maryland State Police Continue Looking for Witnesses in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in La Plata

UPDATE 10/15/2019: Cpl. Zimmerman of the MSP CRASH Team is requesting witnesses to come forward reference this collision. Parties involved reported a white or silver passenger car stopped in the area at the time of the collision. At this time, this white or silver vehicle is not believed to be involved, but is considered...
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House Fire in Newburg Deemed Accidental Due to Unattended Cooking

House Fire in Newburg Deemed Accidental Due to Unattended Cooking

On Sunday, October 13, 2019, at approximately 5:40 a.m., 42 firefighters from Charles and St Mary’s County, and King George, Virginia responded to 9419 Fendall Lane in Newburg, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find nothing evident from a two story split foyer residence. Upon further investigation, firefighters found...
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Two Dogs Killed After Attacking Two Men and Officers in Prince George’s County

Two Dogs Killed After Attacking Two Men and Officers in Prince George’s County

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, at approximately 11:00 a.m., police responded to the 6600 block of Hil Mar Drive in District Heights, for the reported active dog attack. Police arrived on the scene to find two dogs actively attacking a 52-year-old male in the middle of the street, police immediately attempted to help the...
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Prince George’s County Police Offering Reward for Information After 22-Year-Old Guinea Man is Murdered

Prince George’s County Police Offering Reward for Information After 22-Year-Old Guinea Man is Murdered

Prince George’s County Police Homicide Unit detectives will canvass an Adelphi community this afternoon as they continue to investigate a murder that occurred Friday evening. The victim is 22-year-old Mamadou Bah of Adelphi. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered in this case. On October 11th, at approximately 7:25 pm, officers responded...
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No Injuries Reported After Plane Crash in Calvert County Early Saturday Morning

No Injuries Reported After Plane Crash in Calvert County Early Saturday Morning

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, at approximately 10:00 a.m., fire and rescue personnel from Calvert and St. Mary’s County responded to 865 Crystal Rock Road in Lusby, for the reported plane crash. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single engine, two seat aircraft off the runway and into the woods. Firefighters reported the...
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