Fire & Rescue

Police in Charles County Investigating Body Found in Wakefield Lake

Police in Charles County Investigating Body Found in Wakefield Lake

On Friday, May 17, 2019, at approximately 5:15 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the Wakefield Lake on St. Thomas Drive and St. Charles Parkway in Waldorf, for the reported drowning. Dispatchers advised responding units the caller reported it was now Lambeth Hill Lake, and the units would have to access it...
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Excavator Fire Reported in Loveville

Excavator Fire Reported in Loveville

On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at approximately 11:05 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to 28535 Point Lookout Road and Loveville Road in Loveville, for the reported commercial vehicle fire. Crews arrived on scene to find an excavator in a gravel pit fully engulfed in fire. Firefighters extinguished the fire in approximately 25...
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15-Year-Old Boy Struck by a Vehicle on Pegg Road After Running into Traffic

15-Year-Old Boy Struck by a Vehicle on Pegg Road After Running into Traffic

On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at approximately 5:25 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Pegg Road and West Westbury Boulevard in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle in the roadway and a 15-year-old male patient off...
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Rollover Crash in Great Mills Sends Three People to Area Hospital with Minor Injuries

Rollover Crash in Great Mills Sends Three People to Area Hospital with Minor Injuries

On Sunday, May 12, 2019, at approximately 10:30 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Flat Iron Road and Shady Drive in Great Mills, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on scene to find a single Ford pick-up truck off the roadway and on its side,...
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Fire Fighters Respond to Vehicle Fire in Prince Frederick

Fire Fighters Respond to Vehicle Fire in Prince Frederick

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, firefighters from Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department responded to the area of Jibsail Dr and Route. 231., in Prince Frederick, for the reported vehicle fire. Firefighters from Prince Frederick were in the area after returning from a medical call, Brush 2 ran the call in addition to the Engine...
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One Injured After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree in Ridge

One Injured After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree in Ridge

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, at approximately 4:00 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of 13483 Point Lookout Road in Ridge, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a tree, with two occupants out of the vehicle....
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Rollover Crash in Mechanicsville Keeps Volunteers Busy on Mother’s Day

Rollover Crash in Mechanicsville Keeps Volunteers Busy on Mother’s Day

On Sunday, May 12, 2019, at approximately 12:50 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of 39205 Golden Beach Road and Huntt Road in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned and subjects trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway...
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One Transported to Trauma Center After Early Morning Crash in Mechanicsville

One Transported to Trauma Center After Early Morning Crash in Mechanicsville

On Sunday, May 12, 2019, at approximately 9:20 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and South Sandgates Road in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a t-bone...
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Shed Fire in Mechanicsville Complete Loss After Accidental Fire

Shed Fire in Mechanicsville Complete Loss After Accidental Fire

On Monday, May 6, 2019, at approximately 2:15 p.m., firefighters from Mechanicsville, Seventh District, Leonardtown, Hollywood, and Charles County responded to Budds Creek Road and Davis Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a 20×25 shed fully engulfed in fire. Seventeen firefighters responded and had the fire...
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Serious Crash in Mechanicsville Sends One to Trauma Center

Serious Crash in Mechanicsville Sends One to Trauma Center

On Friday, May 10, 2019, at approximately 7:50 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Budds Creek Road and Mechanicsville Road in Chaptico, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the intersection involved in a head-on collision...
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No Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident in Great Mills

No Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident in Great Mills

On Friday, May 10, 2019, at approximately 7:45 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Flat Iron Road in Great Mills, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles off the roadway in a t-bone style collision with...
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Shooting in Lexington Park Sends Adult Male to Area Trauma Center with Minor Injuries

Shooting in Lexington Park Sends Adult Male to Area Trauma Center with Minor Injuries

On Thursday, May 9, 2019, at approximately 9:50 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to 21620 Liberty Street in Lexington Park, for the reported gunshot wound. Police arrived on scene to find an adult male who was conscious alert and breathing, The man had a minor injury from a bullet that grazed body....
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Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Accident Involving Horse and Buggy That Injured 4 Children and 2 Adults

Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Accident Involving Horse and Buggy That Injured 4 Children and 2 Adults

UPDATE 5/8/2019 @ 1:00 p.m.: On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at approximately 8:10 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 28100 block of Thompson Corner Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a horse-drawn buggy. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Collision Reconstruction Unit responded and...
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Two Second District Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad Members inducted into the Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Association Hall of Fame

The Second District Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad, Inc., is extremely proud to announce that two of its’ long-standing and dedicated members, Charles L. “Redtop” Henderson, and Blair Swann, have been inducted into the Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Association Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the...
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37-Year-Old Charlotte Hall Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

37-Year-Old Charlotte Hall Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

On May 7, 2019, at approximately 10:20 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the reported single motor vehicle collision with entrapment in the 38600 block of Mt. Wolf Road in Charlotte Hall. Upon arrival, a 2013 Nissan Pathfinder operated by Sergio Manuel Hernandez, 37 of Charlotte Hall, was found...
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School Bus Accident with Injuries Reported in Mechanicsville

School Bus Accident with Injuries Reported in Mechanicsville

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at approximately 2:55 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Faunkirk Drive in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident involving a school bus with no injuries. Shortly after dispatch, crews responding were advised two people had injuries. Crews arrived on scene...
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Motor Vehicle Accident in Mechanicsville Sends One to Hospital

Motor Vehicle Accident in Mechanicsville Sends One to Hospital

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at approximately 9:10 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and North Sandgates Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway, with one patient trapped. Firefighters extricated one...
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Missing 5-Year-Old Autistic Boy HAS BEEN FOUND SAFE

Missing 5-Year-Old Autistic Boy HAS BEEN FOUND SAFE

UPDATE: Liam Harp, the 5-year-old missing child from Benjamin Banneker Elementary School has been located. He is safe, updates will be provided as they become available. 5/7/2019 @ 2:00 p.m.: Liam Harper, age 5 is missing. Liam ran from an employee at Benjamin Banneker Elementary School located in Loveville. Liam is a white male...
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Trailer Destroyed by Fire in Sunderland

Trailer Destroyed by Fire in Sunderland

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, at approximately 7:30 p.m., firefighters from Dunkirk and surrounding departments responded to Penny Lane and Persimmon Hills Court in Sunderland, for the report of a structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a trailer fully engulfed in flames and on the ground with several exposures to the surrounding...
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Fire After Lightning Strike Completely Destroys Garage in Port Tobacco

Fire After Lightning Strike Completely Destroys Garage in Port Tobacco

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, at approximately 6:20 p.m., firefighters from La Plata, Nanjemoy, Waldorf and surrounding departments responded to 6335 Bluegrass Way in Port Tobacco, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a large detached 3-bay garage fully engulfed in fire with no extensions or exposures to surrounding structures....
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Woman Struck by Vehicle After Being Involved in Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Waldorf

Woman Struck by Vehicle After Being Involved in Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Waldorf

On Saturday, May 4, 2019, at approximately 12:15 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Acton Lane and Crain Highway for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Dispatchers advised the 911 caller stated that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. While units were responding to the scene,...
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One Injured in Afternoon Crash in Helen

One Injured in Afternoon Crash in Helen

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, at approximately 4:10 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Chaptico Road in Helen, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles off the roadway in a t-bone style collision. One patient was transported to...
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Waldorf Man Arrested for Arson After Lighting His Mothers House on Fire

Waldorf Man Arrested for Arson After Lighting His Mothers House on Fire

On Friday, May 3, 2019., The Office of the State Fire Marshal and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office arrested Quintin Rene Palmore, 20, of Waldorf, in connection to a small fire that took place on Thursday night. Palmore’s mother, Renee Speight, contacted authorities after he proceeded to ignite her living room on fire using...
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No Injuries Reported After Rollover Crash in Lexington Park

No Injuries Reported After Rollover Crash in Lexington Park

On Saturday, April 20, 2019, at approximately 8:05 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Hermanville Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned, with subjects trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find one vehicle in the roadway with the other...
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Annual Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Association Parade to be Held this Sunday in Ridge

Annual Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Association Parade to be Held this Sunday in Ridge

The Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Association will be holding its annual Firemen’s parade on Sunday, May 5, 2019, in downtown Ridge. The parade starts at 1 pm rain or shine and will travel along Route 5 from the Ridge firehouse (13820 Point Lookout Road, Ridge, MD) south past the Carnival grounds. There will be...
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