Fire & Rescue

Anne Arundel County Police Investigating Homicide, Multiple Shootings and Reports of Shots Fired

Anne Arundel County Police Investigating Homicide, Multiple Shootings and Reports of Shots Fired

8/29/2020: At approximately 2:35 p.m., officers responded for reports of multiple gunshots fired in the unit block of Johnson Road in Pasadena. Upon arrival, officers met with several witnesses who reported hearing shots in the area and indicated a residence where they believed the sounds were coming from. The investigation revealed that an individual...
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VIDEO: One Injured After Rollover Collision in Mechanicsville, Police Investigating as Hit and Run

VIDEO: One Injured After Rollover Collision in Mechanicsville, Police Investigating as Hit and Run

On Monday, August 31, 2020, at approximately 3:45 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Alexandra Way in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle on fire and one subject trapped. Personnel from the Hollywood and Bay District Volunteer Fire Departments were...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Rollover Collision in California Shopping Center

Minor Injuries Reported After Rollover Collision in California Shopping Center

On Monday, August 31, 2020, at approximately 1:10 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the PetSmart on Alton Lane and Old Rolling Road in California, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway...
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UPDATE: Police Release Name of Indian Head Man Killed in Head-on Collision in La Plata

UPDATE: Police Release Name of Indian Head Man Killed in Head-on Collision in La Plata

UPDATE 8/31/2020 @ 11:30 a.m.: On Sunday, August 30, 2020, at approximately 10:26 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a motor vehicle collision on Maryland Route 225 (Hawthorne Road) in the area of Adams Road in La Plata. Due to the seriousness of the collision,...
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No Injuries Reported After Concrete Mixer Truck is Struck by Train in Waldorf

No Injuries Reported After Concrete Mixer Truck is Struck by Train in Waldorf

On Friday, August 21, 2020, at approximately 3:00 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Gallant Lane and Gallant Green Road in Waldorf, for the motor vehicle collision involving a Freight Train. Crews arrived on the scene to find a freight train struck a concrete mixer as the truck was crossing the railroad...
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No Injuries Reported, Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Fire at Regency Furniture Warehouse in Brandywine

No Injuries Reported, Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Fire at Regency Furniture Warehouse in Brandywine

On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at 2:30 p.m., firefighters from Charles, Calvert, and Prince George’s Counties responded to the Regency Furniture Warehouse located at 7900 Cedarville Road in Brandywine, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find fire showing from the first floor of the large commercial warehouse, and a...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Leonardtown

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Leonardtown

UPDATE: On Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020 at 12:16 am, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and emergency medical personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Budds Creek Road in Leonardtown for the report of a motorcycle crash. When patrol units arrived on the scene, deputies found the operator of the motorcycle...
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Tuesday, August 25th Commissioner Meeting Review – Food Services, Early Childhood Education, Coronavirus Relief Grants Passed

Tuesday, August 25th Commissioner Meeting Review – Food Services, Early Childhood Education, Coronavirus Relief Grants Passed

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County held their regular business meeting Tuesday, Aug. 25. During their regular work session, the Commissioners delivered two proclamations, recognized county employees, met with the Board of Education to approve multiple grants, received a briefing from the St. Mary’s County Library, and approved multiple requests from the Department of...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Thanks Fire and Rescue Crews, Charles County Emergency Services for Large Donations

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Thanks Fire and Rescue Crews, Charles County Emergency Services for Large Donations

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office would like to extend a huge thank you to the IAFF Local 4658 Professional Paramedics and EMT’s Charles County, MD and the Charles County Department of Emergency Services, which donated 355 goody bags to our officers. The bags contained drinks, snacks, hand sanitizer, notebooks, pens, and other items. Special...
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UPDATE: As Many as Four Others Could be Involved in Saturday Night Murder in Lexington Park

UPDATE: As Many as Four Others Could be Involved in Saturday Night Murder in Lexington Park

UPDATE 8/25/2020 @ 9:45 A.M.: A press release issued by the Maryland State Police says a motive for the murder of Dyante Lee Battle, 32, remains under investigation, and that additional charges are possible. It goes on to say that, State Police investigators have not ruled out the possibility that others may be involved....
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Chesapeake Beach

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Chesapeake Beach

On Monday, August 24, 2020 at approximately 8:12 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to report of a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle on Bayside Road in the area of Camp Roosevelt Dr. in Chesapeake Beach, MD. Upon arrival units located a 2004 Lexus...
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UPDATE: One Arrested After Poker Game Argument Leads to Machete Attack in Lexington Park

UPDATE: One Arrested After Poker Game Argument Leads to Machete Attack in Lexington Park

UPDATE: On Sunday, August 23, 2020, at 12:20 a.m., Officers from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Ritz Drive in Lexington Park, for a reported assault. Upon arrival, police observed a male victim in front of the address with large amounts of blood on his chest and a laceration to his neck....
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VIDEO: Two Men Charged with Attempted Murder After Three Prince George’s County Officers Are Shot

VIDEO: Two Men Charged with Attempted Murder After Three Prince George’s County Officers Are Shot

The Prince George’s County Police Department arrested and charged two men for opening fire on patrol officers, shooting three of those officers. The patrol officers were attacked while responding to a call for a residential robbery in progress at a home in the 1300 block of Capital View Terrace in Landover on Sunday at...
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UPDATE: Police Release Details of Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville

UPDATE: Police Release Details of Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville

UPDATE 8/24/2020 @ 8:45 P.M.: On Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020 at 9:12 p.m., officers from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries on Budds Creek Road in the area of Mechanicsville Road in Chaptico. CPR was initiated on one of the drivers of the three vehicles involved...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Prince George’s County Involving a Pedestrian

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Prince George’s County Involving a Pedestrian

Maryland State Police are investigating an overnight traffic fatality in Prince George’s County that occurred when a pedestrian walked into the travel portion of Rt. 301 and was struck by a vehicle. The victim is identified as Amy Howard, 26, of Brandywine. She was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency medical services personnel...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating 19-Year-Old Waldorf Teen Struck and Killed in Sunderland

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating 19-Year-Old Waldorf Teen Struck and Killed in Sunderland

On Saturday, August 22, 2020 at approximately 5:30 a.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the intersection of Maryland Route 2 and Kent Road in Sunderland, MD for a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. Preliminary investigation determined that a 2019 Chevrolet...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Sunderland

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Sunderland

On Saturday, August 22, 2020 at approximately 5:30 a.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the intersection of Maryland Route 2 and Kent Road in Sunderland, MD for a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. Preliminary investigation determined that a 2019 Chevrolet...
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UPDATE: Police Release Name of Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Police Release Name of Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Lexington Park

UPDATE 8/22/2020 @ 10:50 a.m.: On Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, at approximately 11:46 pm, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Copeland Lane in Lexington Park for the report of a serious motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Officers arrived on scene and due to the...
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Hollywood, Hughesville, and Valley Lee Volunteer Fire Departments Receive Vital Grants from FEMA

Hollywood, Hughesville, and Valley Lee Volunteer Fire Departments Receive Vital Grants from FEMA

The Officers and Members of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department are pleased to announce that we have been awarded an Assistance to Firefighter Grant from FEMA. This Grant will be used to replace our current Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) for new NFPA 2019 Compliant SCBA. We will be purchasing approximately 45 complete Scott 5.5...
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VIDEO: Police Release Name of 21-Year-Old Lexington Park Man Shot and Killed on Ronald Drive

VIDEO: Police Release Name of 21-Year-Old Lexington Park Man Shot and Killed on Ronald Drive

UPDATE 8/22/2020 @ 10:50 a.m.: On August 22, 2020, at approximately 12:30 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21800 block of Ronald Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported shooting. Upon arrival a male victim was located suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was identified as Antione...
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UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Triple Stabbing in Waldorf After Home Invasion

UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Triple Stabbing in Waldorf After Home Invasion

UPDATE: On Thursday, August 20 at 4:40 a.m., police responded to the 2600 block of Hamilton Place in Waldorf, for the reported home invasion and stabbing. Police arrived on the scene to find that two male suspects broke into the apartment and stabbed three adults who were inside. One victim was transported to a...
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UPDATE: Gofundme Page Started for 13-Year-Old Who Died After Injury at Hockey Camp at Capital Club House in Waldorf

UPDATE: Gofundme Page Started for 13-Year-Old Who Died After Injury at Hockey Camp at Capital Club House in Waldorf

UPDATE: A gofundme page is raising money for the family of Henry Lent, a loved member of our hockey community, gone too soon. The page states: While at a hockey clinic, Henry collapsed on the ice and suffered a catastrophic brain injury. We don’t know why. He was administered CPR, then lifeflighted to a...
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St. Leonard VFD Regrets to Announce Passing of Charter Member, Past President, and Past Assistant Chief George David Anderson

St. Leonard VFD Regrets to Announce Passing of Charter Member, Past President, and Past Assistant Chief George David Anderson

The St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of Charter Member, Past President, and Past Assistant Chief George David Anderson. Serving for over 40 years, George is a Charter Member, a Founding Member, and a Life Member of the St. Leonard Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company 7, Inc. George and his...
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Text to 911 Service Now Available in Calvert County

Text to 911 Service Now Available in Calvert County

The Calvert County Department of Public Safety announces that the Calvert County 911 call center is now accepting text messages through text-to-911 service. Customers of the three major wireless carriers – AT&T, T-Mobile (including former Sprint customers) and Verizon – who are enrolled in a text messaging plan can send text messages to 911...
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Police Investigating Pedestrian Struck in Huntingtown, Victim Transported to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries

Police Investigating Pedestrian Struck in Huntingtown, Victim Transported to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries

UPDATE: On August 19, 2020 at approximately 10:25 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the intersection of MD Rt. 4 and Old Town Road in Huntingtown, MD for the report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, deputies located a female...
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