Fire & Rescue

What if Your Car Accident Injuries Don’t Appear Immediately?

Any accident involving cars or other motor vehicles can be a traumatic experience and can leave lasting injury, both psychological and physical. In addition, some injuries may not become noticeable until the time following the accident. As such, it’s important that your injuries following the accident are closely observed, as will be explained in...
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UPDATE: Body Recovered from St. Mary’s River in Piney Point Identified

UPDATE: Body Recovered from St. Mary’s River in Piney Point Identified

UPDATE 9/12/2017 @ 3:30 p.m.: On September 12, 2017, a citizen contacted the Emergency Communication Center (ECC) to report they had located the body of a deceased adult male in a body of water located at Tarkill Cove (St. George’s Creek) in Piney Point. Based on the nature of the investigation, detectives from the St....
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UPDATE: Police in Charles County Investigating Death of Two-Year-Old

UPDATE: Police in Charles County Investigating Death of Two-Year-Old

9/11/2017 @ 6:25 p.m.: On Monday, September 11, 2017, at approximately 9:52 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3600 block of Yorktown Drive in Waldorf for the report of a drowning. Upon arrival, officers located the two-year-old male on the rear deck of the residence not breathing. The victim had...
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UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Lexington Park

UPDATE 9/11/2017 @ 11:00 a.m.: On Friday, September 8, 2017, at approximately 3:10 p..m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to MD Route 235 at Poplar Ridge Road, Lexington Park, for a report of a head on collision. On scene investigation revealed a white GMC Terrain, operated by Sierra Yobani Hernandez,, 28, of...
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UPDATE: Stabbing Reported in the Chesapeake Ranch Estates

UPDATE: Stabbing Reported in the Chesapeake Ranch Estates

UPDATE from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office on 9/11/2017 @10:15 a.m.:  On Sunday, September 10, 2017 units from the Sheriff’s Office responded to Ropeknot Road in Lusby for a report of a stabbing. When the deputies arrived they located two male victims with stab wounds and began immediate lifesaving efforts.  One of the victims...
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UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Hollywood Motor Vehicle Crash

UPDATE: Names Released  in Fatal Hollywood Motor Vehicle Crash

UPDATE: On September 8, 2017, at approximately 4:00 p.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol units were dispatched to a serious motor vehicle collision on St. John’s Road in the area of Daniel Farm Lane in Hollywood. Units arrived on scene to find a single vehicle with two occupants into a utility pole. The St....
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Oily Rags Blamed in Charlotte Hall Restaurant Fire

Oily Rags Blamed in Charlotte Hall Restaurant Fire

On Monday, September 4, 2017, at approximately, 9:41 p.m., firefighters responded to the Steak in a Sack Restaurant at 30090 Three Notch Road, in Charlotte Hall, for a report of a commercial building fire. Firefighters arrived on scene and discovered a single story commercial building, with heavy smoke showing. The business closed at 3:00 p.m....
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Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Collision in Accokeek

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Collision in Accokeek

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision in Accokeek. The victim is 64-year-old Grover Glass of Litton Lane in Accokeek. On August 17th, around 9:30 am, patrol officers were called to the 15700 block of Livingston Road for the report of a collision. The victim was pronounced dead on the...
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Mayland State Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Accident in Solomons

Mayland State Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Accident in Solomons

On Sunday, August 27, 2017, at approximately 1:10 pm, Trooper First Class Rucker from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to a motor vehicle crash at Route 4 and Patuxent Point Parkway in Solomons. The collision involved several vehicles including a Ford Expedition and Toyota Tacoma. The Ford Expedition rolled over during...
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Arrest Made for Arson of a Group Home in California

Arrest Made for Arson of a Group Home in California

The Office of the State Fire Marshal has concluded an investigation into a house fire with the arrest of a 19 year-old occupant of the home. The incident originally occurred on August 22, 2017 at approximately 12:50 a.m. at 23820 N. Patuxent Beach Road, in California. Firefighters from Bay District and surrounding volunteer fire...
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20-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

20-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at approximately 9:50 p.m., deputies from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Billingsley Road and St. Patrick’s Drive intersection, in Waldorf for the report of a motor vehicle accident . A motorcycle operated by Jonathan Hall, 20 of Waldorf, was traveling westbound on Billingsley when an eastbound vehicle...
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Stolen Vehicle Set on Fire in Charlotte Hall

Stolen Vehicle Set on Fire in Charlotte Hall

On Saturday, August 19, 2017, at approximately 10:40 a.m., police responded to a wooded area behind 29890 Three Notch Road, in Charlotte Hall, to investigate a burned out vehicle. The 2008 Chevrolet Impala was reported stolen from Charles County and intentionally burned. The vehicle was destroyed and the fire had self-extinguished before the vehicle...
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House Fire in California Ruled Incendiary

House Fire in California Ruled Incendiary

On Tuesday, August 22. 2017, at approximately 12:05 a.m., firefighters responded to the 23000 block of North Patuxent Beach Road, in California for the report of a house fire. Firefighters arrived on scene to find a story, single family home on fire with heavy smoke showing. It took approximately 30 minutes for firefighters to...
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VIDEO: Firefighters Respond to Boat Fire in Piney Point

VIDEO: Firefighters Respond to Boat Fire in Piney Point

On Friday, August 19, 2017, at approximately 4:20 p.m., firefighters from Valley Lee responded to a boat fire at the end of Clarke Road, in Piney Point. Firefighters extinguished the fire within minutes of arriving on scene. No injuries were reported The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.
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Police Investigating Crash that Killed 24-Year-Old Calvert Woman

Police Investigating Crash that Killed 24-Year-Old Calvert Woman

On Saturday, August 12, 2017, at approximately 3:10 a.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick barrack responded to a single-vehicle crash on Plum Point Road and Stinnett Road, in Huntingtown. The investigation revealed, Ashely Shae Donaldson, 24, of Chesapeake Beach, was driving a Toyota Camry on Plum Point Road when her vehicle left the roadway...
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UPDATE: Name Released in Fatal ATV Accident in Leonardtown

UPDATE: Name Released in Fatal ATV Accident in Leonardtown

UPDATE 8/8/2017 @ 1:oo p.m.: On Monday, August 7, 2017 at approximately 5:35 p.m., Troopers from the Leonardtown Barrack responded to a wooded area in the 22,000 block of Newtowne Neck Road, in Leonardtown, for a subject not breathing. Investigation revealed Kristopher B. Gray, 30, had been operating an ATV (4 wheeler) on private...
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Fire Marshal Investigating Attempted Vehicle Arson in Waldorf

Fire Marshal Investigating Attempted Vehicle Arson in Waldorf

On Sunday, August 6, 2017, police responded to Dorset Drive, in Waldorf, after the owner of a black, Chevrolet Camaro SS reported a fire was set to the driver’s side floorboard. Between the evening hours of 8/3/17 and the afternoon hours of 8/6/17, unknown suspect(s) made entry into the vehicle and attempted to set...
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Motor Vehicle Accident Sends Scooter Operator to Trauma Center

Motor Vehicle Accident Sends Scooter Operator to Trauma Center

On Monday, August 7, 2017, at approximately 11:20 a.m., police and emergency personnel were dispatched to Great Mills Road, in the area of Lexwood Drive, in Lexington Park for the report of a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle. Crews arrived on scene and discover a two vehicle collision involving a SUV and a...
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MDOT SHA Issues Statement on Tragic Death and Severe Injury of Workers in Anne Arundel County

MDOT SHA Issues Statement on Tragic Death and Severe Injury of Workers in Anne Arundel County

Late last week a driver entered a work zone on MD 175, seriously injuring two contractors, one of which subsequently succumbed to his injuries this past weekend.  The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) expresses its condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Walter Gonzalez-Lopez, employed by Peak, Incorporated.  Another...
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Hoverbord Catches Fire Inside Family Home Overnight in Prince Frederick

Hoverbord Catches Fire Inside Family Home Overnight in Prince Frederick

In the early morning hours on August 2, 2017, the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire department and surrounding stations were alerted to a house fire in the 2000 block of Mount Pleasant Way. Units arrived on the scene to find smoke visible and a small fire in the basement. After extinguishing the flames, Deputy Fire...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Fort Washington

Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Fort Washington

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Fort Washington. The victim is 38-year-old Russell Lee Jr., of Billings Court in Montgomery Village. On August 2, 2017, at approximately 12:30 am, patrol officers were called to Indian Head Highway at Palmer Road for the report...
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Garage Fire in Prince Frederick Ruled Accidental

Garage Fire in Prince Frederick Ruled Accidental

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at approximately 6:30 p.m., firefighters responded to Squaw Valley Lane, in Prince Frederick for a structure fire. A 20 x 40 Wood Frame and Metal detached garage was destroyed in the fire. The fire was caused by an electrical event in a light fixture above the workbench. An adjacent...
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Lexington Park Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision

Lexington Park Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at approximately 12:50 p.m., Senior Trooper M. Moore, of the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division (CVED) came upon a motor vehicle collision on northbound Maryland Route 5 in the area of Legacy Farm Place, in Waldorf. Trooper Moore located a subject not breathing and began lifesaving measures with the assistance...
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Ambulance Crash in Leonardtown

Ambulance Crash in Leonardtown

On Saturday, July 29, 2017, at approximately 2:50 p.m., emergency personnel responded to Medleys Neck Road in the area of Whirlwind Road, in Leonardtown for the report of an ambulance overturned. Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad, Ambulance A196 was returning to their station after running a call when the vehicle left the roadway and overturned. The...
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20-Year-Old Waldorf Woman Killed in Car Crash

20-Year-Old Waldorf Woman Killed in Car Crash

On Friday, July 28, 2017, at approximately 8:00 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Piney Church Road near Renner Road in Waldorf for the report of a single vehicle car crash. A preliminary investigation showed the driver, a 20-year-old male from Waldorf, was traveling north on Piney...
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