Fire & Rescue

UPDATE: Names Released in Double Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Hughesville

UPDATE 4/16/2017 @ 11:50 A.M.: On April 15, 2017 at approximately 10:55 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to a personal injury motor vehicle collision on northbound Leonardtown Road north of Cracklingtown Road. A preliminary investigation conducted by Troopers indicates that a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling northbound...
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24 Roller Coaster Riders Rescued Without Injury in Upper Marlboro

24 Roller Coaster Riders Rescued Without Injury in Upper Marlboro

Twenty-four roller coaster riders at an Upper Marlboro amusement park were successfully transferred from their stalled ride to safety on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Prince George’s County Firefighter/Medics and the Department Technical Rescue Team were alerted at about 5:35 pm, that a ride had stalled 80-feet above the ground at about a 30-degree angle....
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Two-Year-Old Killed in Tree Cutting Accident, 5-Year-Old has Serious Injuries

Two-Year-Old Killed in Tree Cutting Accident, 5-Year-Old has Serious Injuries

On Thursday, April 13, 2017, at approximately 6:20 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 8900 block of Turkey Hill Road in La Plata for the report of two injured children. Upon arrival, officers found a two-year-old male and a five-year-old male (siblings) suffering from injuries after a tree fell...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputy, Happy to be Alive

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputy, Happy to be Alive

Firefighters and EMS associates work very hard when on the job. One rescuer found himself rescuing someone while off-duty at a charity hockey game last week. Players found David Corcoran unresponsive on the ice the game between Capitol Police and West Caldwell Fire. Members from D.C. Fire Department’s hockey team who were watching the...
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UPDATE – VIDEO: Woman Claims to Have Been Shot While in Tall Timbers

UPDATE – VIDEO: Woman Claims to Have Been Shot While in Tall Timbers

UPDATE 4/11/2017 @ 3:30 p.m.: On Saturday, April 8, 2017, at approximately 5:18 p.m., victim Lori Milligan, 56, drove to the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department on South Shangri-La Drive suffering from a gunshot wound to her chest. The victim was flown to Prince George’s Hospital Center for treatment. The circumstances surrounding the incident remain...
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Family Home in Sunderland Destroyed by Fire

Family Home in Sunderland Destroyed by Fire

On Sunday, April 9, 2017, at approximately 5:00 a.m., firefighters from Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding departments  were alerted to report of a house fire at 1212 Lake Ridge Drive, in Sunderland. Crews arrived on scene to discover a two story single family home on fire. It took over 15 minutes for 40 firefighters...
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Be Prepared When Calling 9-1-1 During an Emergency

Be Prepared When Calling 9-1-1 During an Emergency

In recognition of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week (Sunday, April 9 –Saturday, April 15), the Department of Emergency Services (DES), 9-1-1 Call Center wants to ensure that you or your loved one knows what to do when placing a 9-1-1 call.  To accurately assess each emergency situation and send the best response possible, callers...
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Townhouse Fire in Leonardtown Ruled Arson

Townhouse Fire in Leonardtown Ruled Arson

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at approximately 10:12 p.m., firefighters from Leonardtown and surrounding departments were alerted to report of a townhouse fire at 22798 Lawrence Avenue, in Leonardtown. Crews arrived on scene to discover a vacant two story townhouse with smoke showing. An investigation revealed that the fire was intentionally set with an incendiary...
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Lexington Park Man Continues to Terrorize the Streets of St. Mary’s County

Lexington Park Man Continues to Terrorize the Streets of St. Mary’s County

On Thursday, March 16, 2017, at approximately 1:55 p.m., Terry Lee Kent Jr., Kent, 26, of California, crashed into a US Postal mail truck, on Midway Drive at the intersection of Enterprise Road, in Lexington Park. At the time of the crash Kent was riding an unregistered and uninsured off road motorcycle on public...
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PGPD Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Oxon Hill

PGPD Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Oxon Hill

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Oxon Hill. The victim is 55-year-old Willie Bracey of Rosecroft Court in Oxon Hill. On April 1, 2017, at approximately 8:15 p.m., patrol officers from the Prince George’s County Police Department were called to the intersection...
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Maryland State Police, Crash Investigation in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police, Crash Investigation in Prince George’s County

The Maryland State Police, College Park Barrack continue to investigate a tractor trailer collision that occurred in Prince George’s County . On April 1, 2017, the Barrack received a call in reference to a two vehicle collision involving an overturned tractor trailer on westbound I-495 at Riggs Road in College Park. Preliminary investigation revealed a...
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UPDATE: Driver in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Dump Truck Identified

UPDATE: Driver in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Dump Truck Identified

UPDATE 3/31/2017 @ 1:40 p.m. – Official Police Statement : On March 30, 2017, at noon, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Patuxent Beach Road in the area of South Patuxent Beach Road in California, Maryland. When deputies arrived, they found two vehicles engulfed in flames. The investigation revealed,...
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Traffic Advisory – Calvert County:

Traffic Advisory – Calvert County:

Route 231/Prince Frederick Blvd is shut down due to an auto accident. Expect delays on Route 4 as well.
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Hollywood Man Accused of Killing Pedestrian in White Plains

Hollywood Man Accused of Killing Pedestrian in White Plains

UPDATE 3/29/2017 @ 8:00 a.m.: On Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at approximately 7:23 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to a personal injury motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on southbound U.S. Route 301 north of Billingsley Rd. A preliminary investigation conducted by Troopers indicates that a 2001 Nissan Frontier...
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Two Dogs Perish in Friday Evening Camper Fire in Drayden

Two Dogs Perish in Friday Evening Camper Fire in Drayden

On Friday, March 24, 2017, firefighters from Second District Volunteer Fire Department, and neighboring departments were alerted to report of a travel trailer fire on Dennis Point Way, in Drayden. Crews arrived on scene to discover a 33 foot camper at Dennis Point Marina with heavy fire showing. The fire was determined to be accidental...
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UPDATE: Loveville Man Killed in Early Morning Accident

UPDATE: Loveville Man Killed in Early Morning Accident

UPDATE 3/25/2017 @11:45 a.m.: On March 25, 2017, at approximately 2:18 am, patrol units from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Loveville Road in the area of Lenny Penny Lane in Loveville. Deputies located a 1999 Ford F-350 pickup truck in the roadway. The operator, Franklin...
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Five Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident in Newburg

Five Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident in Newburg

On March 24, 2017, at approximately 4:15 a.m., officers with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit responded to the 11400 block of Edge Hill Road in Newburg for the report of a single-vehicle accident. Upon arrival, officers located the vehicle, which had gone down an embankment and overturned. The vehicle had five...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in La Plata

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in La Plata

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, at approximately 9:00 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Radio Station Road and Audie Lane in La Plata for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a passenger car and an unloaded school bus. A preliminary investigation revealed the bus was traveling...
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UPDATE: Dunkirk Fire Truck Involved in Motor Vehicle Accidenti n Huntingtown

UPDATE: Dunkirk Fire Truck Involved in Motor Vehicle Accidenti n Huntingtown

UPDATE : On March 18, 2017 at approximately 8:10 a.m. members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to Robinson Road in Huntingtown, Maryland for a report of an overturned fire department tanker truck. It was learned that Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department Tanker 5 overturned while responding to 3725 Robinson Road...
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Two Waldorf Residents Charged with Arson

Two Waldorf Residents Charged with Arson

On Friday, March 10, 2017, Deputy State Fire Marshals served Christopher Law, 26, and Tyra Bell, 25, both of Waldorf, criminal summons’ for Arson in the 2nd Degree. Law and Bell were developed as suspects in a June 27th fire that completely destroyed a 2007 PT Cruiser owned by Bell’s father, Frederick Bell. Deputy...
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You’re Invited: Mother Catherine Academy Challenges Local Law Enforcement to a Basketball Game to Benefit NolanStrong

You’re Invited: Mother Catherine Academy Challenges Local Law Enforcement to a Basketball Game to Benefit NolanStrong

Mother Catherine Academy students challenged local state and county police departments to a game of basketball, and the officers accepted! You’re invited to watch the game on Sunday, March 19, from noon to 4 p.m. in the school gymnasium. The event, which includes a host of other activities in addition to the game, will...
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UPDATE: Name Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Indian Head

UPDATE: Name Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Indian Head

UPDATE 3/12/2017: The operator of a vehicle who was killed in a single vehicle collision in Charles County Saturday morning has been identified as 26-year old Derrick McCall from Washington D.C. On Saturday, March 11, 2017 at approximately 7:22 a.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to a single vehicle collision...
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La Plata Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Welcome

La Plata Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Welcome

On Friday, March 10, 2017, at approximately 2:15 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 8200 block of Blossom Point Road in Welcome for the report of a single vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a Mazda pick-up truck was traveling north when he left the roadway...
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Police Release Name of Teen Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident on St. Peters Church Road in Waldorf

Police Release Name of Teen Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident on St. Peters Church Road in Waldorf

UPDATE 3/4/2017 @1:00 p.m.: The driver killed on St. Peters Church Road in Waldorf has been identified as Kendull B. Proctor, 18, of Waldorf. The Traffic Operations Unit is investigating. 3/4/2017: On Friday, March 3, 2017, at 11:54 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3200 block of St. Peters Church...
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Police Release Names of Two Teens Killed in Waldorf Motor Vehicle Accident

Police Release Names of Two Teens Killed in Waldorf Motor Vehicle Accident

UPDATE 3/3/2017 @ 6:00 p.m.: On March 3, 2017, at approximately 12:35 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Smallwood Drive at St. Nicholas Drive, in Waldorf  for the report of a single vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation revealed that a silver passenger car was travelling east on...
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