Fire & Rescue

One Flown to Trauma Center After Tractor Trailer and SUV Collide in Charles County

One Flown to Trauma Center After Tractor Trailer and SUV Collide in Charles County

On Sunday, October 13, 2019, at approximately 6:00 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Budds Creek Road and Crain Highway in Faulkner, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer, with one subject trapped. The 911 caller reported a woman in an SUV was trapped underneath the...
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St. Mary’s County Public Schools to Host Town Hall Meeting on Substance Abuse Prevention

St. Mary’s County Public Schools to Host Town Hall Meeting on Substance Abuse Prevention

Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, will be hosting Monthly Town Hall Meetings during the 2019-2020 school year. These conversational meetings will focus on topics that are important to the school system and community, meetings will be held at the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center, 24005 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown,...
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Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run in Brandywine

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run in Brandywine

The Prince George’s County Police Department Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is actively investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run that occurred on Wednesday. The victim is identified as 38-year-old John Gullickson of Accokeek. On October 9, 2019, at approximately 6:20 am, a 911 caller reported seeing an unresponsive man on the ground near the roadway...
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One Flown to Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Waldorf

One Flown to Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Waldorf

On Friday, October 11, 2019, at approximately 1:45 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Crain Highway and Pembrooke Square in Waldorf, for the motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned and one person ejected. Dispatchers advised all responding units they received multiple 911 calls stating a pick-up truck had...
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Man Flown to Trauma Center After Shooting in Lexington Park

Man Flown to Trauma Center After Shooting in Lexington Park

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, at approximately 3:35 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the 48000 block of Castaway Circle and Windward Circle in Lexington Park, for the reported shooting. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 40-year-old male with a single gunshot wound to the upper body, police advised the...
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Small Fire at St. Mary’s College of Maryland Public Safety Office Extinguished by Firefighters

Small Fire at St. Mary’s College of Maryland Public Safety Office Extinguished by Firefighters

On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at approximately 10:00 p.m., firefighters from Ridge, NAS Webster Field, and Bay District responded to 47455 Old State House Road in St. Mary’s City, for the reported commercial gas-leak. College Public Safety reported an odor of gas coming from the basement and believed it was coming the boiler, and...
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Firefighters Respond to School Bus Fire in Bushwood

Firefighters Respond to School Bus Fire in Bushwood

On Friday, October 11, 2019, at approximately 1:00 p.m., firefighters from the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department responded to the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department parking lot, for the reported commercial vehicle fire. Firefighters were on the scene at a fire prevention demonstration at the Dynard Elementary School they were alerted for the commercial...
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VIDEO: Three Injured After Suspected Impaired Driver Slams into The Green Door Tavern in Park Hall

VIDEO: Three Injured After Suspected Impaired Driver Slams into The Green Door Tavern in Park Hall

On Friday, October 11, 2019, at approximately 9:15 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the Green Door Tavern in Park Hall, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a structure with one person trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle halfway into the building, with the single occupant...
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VIDEO: Four Injured After Multi-Vehicle Crash in California

VIDEO: Four Injured After Multi-Vehicle Crash in California

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, at approximately 5:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and First Colony Boulevard in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find three vehicles in the Southbound lanes in a rear-end style collision....
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VIDEO: Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Fully Engulfed Vehicle in Hollywood

VIDEO: Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Fully Engulfed Vehicle in Hollywood

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, at approximately 6:30 p.m., firefighters and police responded to the area of Three Notch Road and St. Johns Road in Hollywood, for the reported vehicle fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a Dodge Charger fully engulfed in flames, with the single occupant out of the vehicle. 6...
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Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Hosting Annual Open House on Sunday, October 13, 2019

Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Hosting Annual Open House on Sunday, October 13, 2019

The Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department is hosting our annual Fire Prevention Open House on Sunday, October 13th, from 12:00 p.m., to 4:00 p.m., at Waldorf Westlake Station 12, located at 7000 Saint Florian Drive in St Charles, MD 20603 We will have live fire demonstrations, EMS demonstrations, Rescue Demonstrations, a visit from a helicopter, along...
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Malfunctioning Power Washer to Blame for House Fire in Indian Head, No Injuries Reported

Malfunctioning Power Washer to Blame for House Fire in Indian Head, No Injuries Reported

On Sunday, October 6, 2019, at approximately 11:45 a.m., firefighters from Bryans Road and surrounding departments responded to 20 Oak Street in Indian Head, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a one and 1/2 story single family home with fire showing from the garage with extensions into...
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State Fire Marshal Currently Seeking Suspects After Attempted Arson in Waldorf

State Fire Marshal Currently Seeking Suspects After Attempted Arson in Waldorf

On Sunday, October 6, 2019, at approximately 4:05 p.m., police and firefighters responded to 11802 Oak Manor Drive in Waldorf,  for the reported attempted arson. Crews arrived on the scene to find an unoccupied 2-story condominium The owner is unknown with the estimated loss at over $5,000.00 Smoke alarms were present and activated. 7...
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Entries for the 44th Annual Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11, 2019, are still Being Accepted

Entries for the 44th Annual Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11, 2019, are still Being Accepted

Registration is still open for those wishing to participate in the 44th Annual Veterans Day Parade in Leonardtown. Floats, bands, schools, scouts, clubs, cheerleaders, bikes, vintage cars and horses are some of the entries which will be allowed to take part in the parade. The parade steps off at 9:45 a.m. on Monday, November...
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Single Vehicle Rollover in Lexington Park Sends One to Area Hospital

Single Vehicle Rollover in Lexington Park Sends One to Area Hospital

On Saturday, October 5, 2019, at approximately 12:30 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of 19091 Three Notch Road and Kessler Way in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident with one vehicle into the woods. Crews arrived on the scene to find the single vehicle off the roadway...
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27-Year-Old Lusby Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

27-Year-Old Lusby Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at approximately 9:05 a.m., deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of northbound MD Route 4 just south of MD Route 765 (HG Trueman Road north entrance) in Lusby, for a report of a single vehicle collision. Upon arrival,...
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Man Flown to Trauma Center After Being Assaulted in Leonardtown

Man Flown to Trauma Center After Being Assaulted in Leonardtown

On Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at approximately 7:50 p.m., police and rescue personnel responded to the 43800 block of Webb Lane and Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown, for the reported injuries after an assault. Crews arrived on the scene to find a male in his 50’s with injuries to the head and requested a...
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UPDATE: Fire Marshal Investigating Trailer Fire in Waldorf, Dog Perishes and Three Adults Displaced

UPDATE: Fire Marshal Investigating Trailer Fire in Waldorf, Dog Perishes and Three Adults Displaced

UPDATE 10/09/19: On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m., firefighters in Waldorf responded to 2621 Shult Place in Waldorf, for the reported mobile home on fire. The owner is identified as Alice Recinos. The estimated loss of structure and contents is valued at over $40,000.00 The home was occupied by 3 adults...
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One Transported to Area Trauma Center After Serious Crash in Owings

One Transported to Area Trauma Center After Serious Crash in Owings

On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at approximately 6:15 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Route 4 & Mt Harmony Road in Owings, for the reported motor vehicle accident with one vehicle into a pole. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway, with the driver...
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Vehicle Fire After Motor Vehicle Accident in Lothian

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Vehicle Fire After Motor Vehicle Accident in Lothian

On Sunday, October 6, 2019, at 2:05 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Route 4 and Upper Pindell Road in Lothian, for the reported motor vehicle accident with one vehicle on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into the woods...
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UPDATE: State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Waldorf That Injured Eleven Fire Fighters

UPDATE: State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Waldorf That Injured Eleven Fire Fighters

UPDATE 10/5/2019 @ 3:30 A.M.: On Friday, October 4, 2019, at approximately 4:50 p.m, firefighters from Waldorf and surrounding departments responded to 10386 Chamberlin Court East in Waldorf, for the reported structure fire. The incident is not suspicious in nature, and the cause is under investigation by the Office of the State Fire Marshal. The...
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Alcohol Suspected in Single Vehicle Rollover in Great Mills

Alcohol Suspected in Single Vehicle Rollover in Great Mills

On Thursday, October 3, 2019, at approximately 10:20 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Chancellors Run Road and Rose Lane in Great Mills, for the reported motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle on it tires in the roadway...
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Authorities Recover Body of Adult Male that Jumped From Thomas Johnson Bridge

Authorities Recover Body of Adult Male that Jumped From Thomas Johnson Bridge

On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at approximately 3:10 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel from St. Mary’s County and Calvert County responded to the Thomas Johnson Bridge, for a water rescue. At approximately 3:00 a.m., NAS Patuxent River called Maryland State Police in Calvert County advising they found a vehicle running on the top...
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State Fire Marshal Haunted House Safety Guidelines To Look Out For This Halloween

State Fire Marshal Haunted House Safety Guidelines To Look Out For This Halloween

Many Marylanders will enjoy a variety special amusement buildings to celebrate Halloween this October. It is important to keep in mind that these structures have unique fire safety requirements in order to create an enjoyable and safe environment for everyone. “Smoke machines, dim lighting, cramped corridors, and loud noises can create true terror for...
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Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary Annual Public Auction on Friday, October 18, 2019

Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary Annual Public Auction on Friday, October 18, 2019

Come join us for our Annual Public Auction. There will be a variety of items up for auction. This is a very important fundraiser our department to help us assist our community in their time of need. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., and the auction starts at 6:00 p.m. There will be food and...
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