Fire & Rescue

Single Motorcyclist Transported to Trauma Center After Crash in California

Single Motorcyclist Transported to Trauma Center After Crash in California

On Saturday, August 24, 2019 at approximately 7:30 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Old Rolling Road and FDR Boulevard in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle. Crews arrived on the scene to find one motorcycle and single occupant lying in the roadway unconscious. The...
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Head-on Collision in Lexington Park Sends One Subject to Hospital

Head-on Collision in Lexington Park Sends One Subject to Hospital

On Saturday, August 24, 2019 at approximately 7:30 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Great Mills Road and South Shangri-La Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a head-on collision. One patient was transported...
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23-Year-Old Woman Killed in Car Crash in Pomfret

23-Year-Old Woman Killed in Car Crash in Pomfret

Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to a single vehicle collision in the area of Bensville Road/RT 229 at Marshall Corner Road/RT 227, in Pomfret. The preliminary investigation conducted by Troopers revealed a 2003 Dodge Neon, operated by Alia Nicole Watson, 23, of King George, Virginia, was traveling southbound on ...
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One Injured After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree in California

One Injured After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree in California

On Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at approximately 10:40 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of St. Andrew’s Church Road and Indian Bridge Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a single vehicle into a tree. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle on the...
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Firefighters in Waldorf Quickly Extinguish Kitchen Fire Tuesday Morning

Firefighters in Waldorf Quickly Extinguish Kitchen Fire Tuesday Morning

On Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at approximately 8:35 a.m., firefighters from Waldorf and surrounding departments responded to 9141 Granite Court in Waldorf, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find nothing evident from the front of the house. Upon further investigation, firefighters found an active fire on the stove which...
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Crash in Calvert County Sends One to Trauma Center

Crash in Calvert County Sends One to Trauma Center

On Monday, August 19, 2019, at approximately 12:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Route 4 and Broomes Island Road in Port Republic, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved in a t-bone style collision with one vehicle in...
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Firefighters Respond to House Fire in Mechanicsville Twice in 5 Hours, Original Fire Deemed Accidental by State Fire Marshal

Firefighters Respond to House Fire in Mechanicsville Twice in 5 Hours, Original Fire Deemed Accidental by State Fire Marshal

UPDATE 8/21/19: On Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at approximately 5:05 p.m., firefighters responded to 36975 Dixie Lyon Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported structure fire. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find a 2-story, single-family dwelling with fire showing from the roof and second floor. The occupant and one dog safely escaped the home...
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UPDATE: Fire at White Plains Moose Lodge Deemed Accidental by Fire Marshal

UPDATE: Fire at White Plains Moose Lodge Deemed Accidental by Fire Marshal

UPDATE 8/21/19: On Monday, August 19, 2019, at approximately 6:25 p.m., firefighters from Waldorf and surrounding departments responded to 4765 Crain Highway at the Waldorf Moose Lodge in White Plains, for the reported structure fire. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find smoke showing from a single story commercial building. The owner was identified...
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Suspected Impaired Driver Crashes into Three Cars in Hollywood

Suspected Impaired Driver Crashes into Three Cars in Hollywood

On Saturday, August 17, 2019, at approximately 4:10 p.m., firefighters from the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department were returning to their station from a previous motor vehicle accident when they came upon a motor vehicle accident with entrapment at Three Notch Road and Hollywood Road. Crews arrived on the scene to find five vehicles in...
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Five Injured After Early Morning Three Vehicle Crash in Great Mills

Five Injured After Early Morning Three Vehicle Crash in Great Mills

On Sunday, August 18, 2019, at approximately 2:05 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Great Mills Road and Chancellors Run Road in Great Mills, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find three vehicles in the roadway. Four patients were transported to...
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The Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack Installs New Signs to Highlight Southern Maryland Impaired Driving, and Opioid Crisis

The Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack Installs New Signs to Highlight Southern Maryland Impaired Driving, and Opioid Crisis

The Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack unveiled a pair of signs to help bring attention to two important community issues: the opioid epidemic and drinking and driving. Allied law enforcement members, health officials and community members joined the state police Thursday for an unveiling ceremony outside the Leonardtown Barrack for the two newly installed...
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UPDATE: 83-Year-Old Male Succumbs to Injuries After Car Crash in Chaptico

UPDATE: 83-Year-Old Male Succumbs to Injuries After Car Crash in Chaptico

UPDATE 8/16/2019: On August 15, 2019, at approximately 8:50 p.m. Garland Lawson Coleman succumbed to his injuries sustained in the collision. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing the investigation. Anyone who witnessed the collision or events leading up to the collision is asked to contact Deputy Matthew Beyer at...
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State Fire Marshals Office Investigating Camper Fire in Coltons Point

State Fire Marshals Office Investigating Camper Fire in Coltons Point

On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at approximately 2:55 p.m., firefighters from Seventh District, Leonardtown, Mechanicsville, Hollywood, and Charles County responded to 38095 Graves Road in Coltons Point, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a small pull behind camper fully engulfed in fire with no threat to nearby structures. Firefighters...
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Firefighters in Leonardtown Responded to Burchmart for Vehicle Fire Threatening a Structure

Firefighters in Leonardtown Responded to Burchmart for Vehicle Fire Threatening a Structure

On Monday, August 12, 2019, at approximately 12:55 p.m., firefighters from Leonardtown, Hollywood, and Seventh District responded to the Leonardtown Burchmart on Point Lookout Road and Washington Street in Leonardtown, for the reported vehicle on fire threatening a building. Crews arrived on scene to find a pick-up truck with a dump truck body attachment,...
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State Fire Marshals Office Investigating House Fire in North Beach

State Fire Marshals Office Investigating House Fire in North Beach

On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at approximately 6:35 p.m., firefighters from North Beach and surrounding departments responded to 9204 Atlantic Avenue, in North Beach, for the reported shed on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a shed on fire with extensions into a 2-story single family dwelling. The owner/occupant was identified as...
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David Michael Shaw, 79

David Michael Shaw, 79

David Michael Shaw of Indian Head, MD, 79, died August 9, 2019. Friends will be received on Friday, August 16, 2019 at Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Dept. & Rescue Squad at 1 PM until time of Fireman’s Prayers at 5 PM. Repast to follow at fire department. Memorial contributions may be made to Indian...
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UPDATE: Fire Marshal Investigating 2-Alarm Fire that Destroyed Home in Great Mills

UPDATE: Fire Marshal Investigating 2-Alarm Fire that Destroyed Home in Great Mills

8/13/19: On Saturday, August 10, 2019, at approximately 5:32 a.m., firefighters from Bay District and surrounding departments responded to 45514 Finnea Way, in Great Mills, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a 2-story single family residence with fire showing from the first and second floor, garage and roof. The...
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UPDATE: State Fire Marshals Office Still Investigating Shed Fire in Leonardtown

UPDATE: State Fire Marshals Office Still Investigating Shed Fire in Leonardtown

UPDATE: 8/13/19: On August 10, 2019, at approximately 3:00 a.m., firefighters from Leonardtown and surrounding departments responded to 22745 Longmore Street, Leonardtown, for the reported shed on fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a shed on fire with extensions to the backyard, neighbors yard and shed, and a two story residence. The owner...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Woman Thanks Firefighters and Community After Her House was Destroyed by Fire

UPDATE: Lexington Park Woman Thanks Firefighters and Community After Her House was Destroyed by Fire

On June 10, 2019 Christina Jones lost her home on Mary Lynn Drive in Lexington Park to a fire. She asked SMNEWSNET.com to post the following “Thank You” letter. On June 10th at 5:01 a.m. I woke up to our house fully on fire. My husband gone. My children sleeping. There wasn’t any time...
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No Injuries Reported After Woman Reportedly Texting and Driving Flips Her Car in Great Mills

No Injuries Reported After Woman Reportedly Texting and Driving Flips Her Car in Great Mills

On Sunday, August 11, 2019, at approximately 4:05 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Indian Bridge Road and Point Lookout Road in Great Mills, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle in the roadway and on its roof with the single...
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UPDATE: CRITICAL MISSING PERSON LOCATED – Charles County

UPDATE: CRITICAL MISSING PERSON LOCATED – Charles County

UPDATE from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office: Mr. Knott has been located in Issue, He’s safe and unharmed. We thank ALL OF YOU on social media because you led us right to him! There was simply a little miscommunication between him and his family. ALL IS GOOD! Thank you again Charles County! 8/11/2019: The...
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UPDATE Great Mills Woman Arrested After Stealing Three Motorized Shopping Carts from Walmart

UPDATE Great Mills Woman Arrested After Stealing Three Motorized Shopping Carts from Walmart

UPDATE: On August 7, 2019, at approximately 4:40 a.m., a 911 caller who wished to remain anonymous reported three subjects riding motorized shopping carts they believed were from Walmart on Chancellors Run Road in the area of Greenview Parkway in Great Mills. Sgt. C. Grumbles from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office located the...
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AUDIO: One Transported to Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Waldorf

AUDIO: One Transported to Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Waldorf

On Thursday, August 8, at approximately 7:20 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Mattawoman Beantown Road and Nike Drive in Waldorf, for a motor vehicle accident reported serious with one trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle overturned and confirmed one patient was trapped in the vehicle. Firefighters...
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Woman Transported to Trauma Center After Being Run Over by Own Vehicle in California

Woman Transported to Trauma Center After Being Run Over by Own Vehicle in California

On Sunday, August 4, 2019, at approximately 1:55 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the California Transfer Station on Old St. Andrews Church Road in California, for the motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Crews arrived on scene to find a single patient laying in the parking lot, with the single vehicle...
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One Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident Sends Car Underneath Truck in Charlotte Hall

One Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident Sends Car Underneath Truck in Charlotte Hall

On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at approximately 5:40 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and Traveled Lane in Charlotte Hall, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway involved in a T-bone style collision with one vehicle underneath...
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