Fire & Rescue

St. Mary’s County Safety and Security Festival

St. Mary’s County Safety and Security Festival

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office in cooperation with the Maryland State Police, St. Mary’s County Community Alcohol Coalition, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Wal-Mart, Maryland Motor Truck Association and the St. Mary’s County Commission for Women participated in this year’s community collaboration supporting safe and orderly schools. The safety campaign was coordinated through...
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Firefighters Battle House Fire in Lusby

Firefighters Battle House Fire in Lusby

UPDATE 4:30 Cove Point Road is open at this time. UPDATE 3:45 At least two people were treated on the scene for minor burns. Red Cross will be assisting five adults and five children. Cove Point Road remains shut down at this time. UPDATE 3 p.m. Fire and rescue crews arrived on scene to...
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Drivers Extricated in Owings Crash

Drivers Extricated in Owings Crash

Authorities in Calvert County are investigating an accident in Owings that left two injured. Fire and rescue crews responded to report of an accident with injuries along Route 2 and Wayside Drive on Monday, April 2 at 2:09 p.m. Crews arrived on scene to discover two vehicles involved and the drivers of each vehicle...
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Hollywood Crash Leaves One Injured

Hollywood Crash Leaves One Injured

Authorities in St. Mary’s County are investigating an accident in Hollywood that has left one injured. On Tuesday, April 3 at 4:58 p.m., fire and rescue crews responded to report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries along the 24400 block of Hollywood Road in Hollywood. Crews arrived on scene to discover two vehicles...
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Vehicle Overturned on SB Route 4 in Prince Frederick

Vehicle Overturned on SB Route 4 in Prince Frederick

Authorities in Calvert County are on the scene of a motor vehicle accident in Prince Frederick in front of the Wal-Mart. The accident was reported around 3:55 p.m. on Monday, April 2. One vehicle is reported overtured. No word yet on the extent of injuries. Expect delays southbound Route 4 in the area of...
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MFRI Instructor Critically Injured During Drill

MFRI Instructor Critically Injured During Drill

On April 1 at 10 a.m., CCSO officers responded to the parking lot of a building in the 5900 block of Radio Station Road in La Plata for the report of an accident involving a fire department training SUV and a Maryland Fire Rescue Institute training instructor. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of...
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Loveville Crash Leaves One Injured

Loveville Crash Leaves One Injured

UPDATE 2:30 p.m. One person was injured following a two vehicle crash along Point Lookout Road in the area of Pin Cushion Road near the Antique store in Loveville. Rescue crews arrived on scene to discover two vehicles involved, with one in a ditch. One male patient was flown out by MSP helicopter to Prince...
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Water Rescue Under Way Near Cove Point

Water Rescue Under Way Near Cove Point

Authorities in Calvert County are responding to a water rescue in the Chesapeake Bay in the area of Cove Point. The call came out around 1:15 p.m. on Monday, April 2 for a boat taking on water. All four passengers are reported to be wearing life vests. More information to follow as it becomes...
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Lusby Man Killed After Jumping from Roof of Local Hotel

Lusby Man Killed After Jumping from Roof of Local Hotel

On March 31, 2012 at 1:22 p.m., Deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Super 8 Motel located at 40 Commerce Lane Prince Frederick, MD to check the welfare of a male that was hanging out of a second story window. Deputies arrived on scene and located the victim, Joseph Kirk Nguyen,...
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Pedestrian Struck in Lexington Park

Pedestrian Struck in Lexington Park

On Thursday, March 29 at 3:50 p.m., police and rescue were dispatched to report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries in the 46200 block of Corporate Way in Lexington Park. Crews arrived on scene to discover a pedestrian struck in the area of the Navy Federal Credit Union. One female patient was flown by...
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UPDATE: Bear Creek BBQ Up in Smoke

UPDATE: Bear Creek BBQ Up in Smoke

UPDATE 7 p.m. Fire and rescue crews were dispatched to Bear Creek BBQ located in the 21000 block of Point Lookout Road in Callaway on Thursday, March 29 around 3:45 p.m. Crews arrived on scene to discover heavy smoke coming from the dwelling. After several minutes of firefighting operations the roof caved in. No...
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Charles County Crime Report

Charles County Crime Report

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following incidents: Terence Andrew Dyson, Jr. THEFT OF COPPER WIRES: Between March 23 – March 26, unknown suspect(s) stole copper wiring from a house under construction in the 8700 block of Grassland Court in Bensville. Officer M. Mellott is investigating. SECOND-DEGREE BURGLARY: On March 26, a...
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Fire at Future Home of First Missionary Baptist Church

Fire at Future Home of First Missionary Baptist Church

On Friday, March 23 at 8:15 p.m., firefighters from Bay District VFD were dispatched to a construction site in the 46300 block of Pegg Lane in Lexington Park for a report of a tractor on fire. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered a Pettibone Extendo 10056 construction forklift fully involved. The site of the fire was at a...
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Firefighters Battle Vehicle Fire in Hollywood

Firefighters Battle Vehicle Fire in Hollywood

On Friday, March 23 at 6:00 a.m., Hollywood VFD was dispatched to report of a vehicle in the 43900 block of Commerce Ave. in Hollywood. Crews arrived on scene to discover heavy fire coming from a Chevrolet pickup truck in the parking lot of Sailing Specialties, Inc. Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze. Police made...
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Burn Regulations: Listen up

Burn Regulations: Listen up

On Friday, March 23 at 7:30 a.m. Andy Bell, St. Mary’s County Fire Chief and Gerald Gardiner, St. Mary’s County Emergency Manager, will be on the air with T-bone and Heather on WSMD Star 98.3 FM to discuss Open Air Burning Regulations. At a recent Fireboard meeting concern was expressed about the increased number...
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Firefighters Battle Ridge House Fire

Firefighters Battle Ridge House Fire

Authorities in St. Mary’s County responded to a house fire in Ridge . The fire broke out in the 15300 block of Tennyson Lane on Tuesday, March 20 around 2:48 a.m. Over 50 firefighters responded to the scene of single family, two-story home. The house was unoccupied at the time of the blaze. Investigation revealed firefighters...
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Accident Snarls Traffic Near Local Shopping Center

Accident Snarls Traffic Near Local Shopping Center

On Friday, March 16 around 3:55 p.m., police and rescue responded to the 45000 block of Worth Ave near First Colony Blvd. in California between the Giant Food Store and Lowes. Crews arrived on scene to discover three vehicles involved to include a Dodge Avenger, a Toyota Camry and a Dodge Caravan. Investigation revealed the driver...
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Accident Victim Blows 3x Legal Limit

Accident Victim Blows 3x Legal Limit

On Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 11:42 a.m., police and fire responded to a report of an accident at the intersection of Great Mills Road and Chancellors Run Road in Great Mills. Investigation revealed a Chevrolet pickup truck with a single occupant lost control and struck a pole. The truck then drove over a...
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Sprinklers May Have Saved the Day

Sprinklers May Have Saved the Day

On Wednesday, March 14 shortly after 11 p.m., crews from Bay District and NAS Patuxent River Fire Department were alerted to a report of a commercial building fire located in the 21700 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park. Crews arrived on scene and discovered an activated Sprinkler in a 3rd floor apartment of the...
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UPDATE: Teen Killed in Fiery Crash

UPDATE: Teen Killed in Fiery Crash

UPDATE March 14 The name of the deceased has been identified as Juwuan Michael Stewart, 17 of Nanjemoy. Teen Killed in Fiery Crash On Tuesday, March 13 around 3:26 p.m., fire and rescue crews responded to report of a serious crash along MD Rt. 425 in the area of Charles County Landfill Road in Pisgah....
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St. Leonard Man Threatens Firefighters

St. Leonard Man Threatens Firefighters

A 52-year-old man of St. Leonard was arrested for disorderly conduct on March 9 at 9:16p.m. after neighbors called the fire department to report a fire close to homes on Calvert Beach Road. Firefighters responded and the homeowner, who started the fire in order to burn down an old shed, became infuriated that the...
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UPDATE: La Plata House Fire Leaves Three Injured

UPDATE: La Plata House Fire Leaves Three Injured

Maryland State Fire Marshall’s are investigating a house fire that completely destroyed a La Plata home and left three injured. Fire crews from Bel Alton, LaPlata and Newburg, Hughesville and Mechanicsville VFDs were alerted to report of a house fire in the 12000 block of Provident Drive off of Penns Hill Road in La Plata on Sunday March...
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Motorcyclist Injured in Lexington Park Crash

Motorcyclist Injured in Lexington Park Crash

On Sunday, March 11 around 5:23 p.m., rescue crews were alerted to report of a serious accident along the 22100 block of Three Notch Road near the intersection of Pegg Road in Lexington Park. Crews arrived on scene to discover a black Harley Davidson motorcycle and a male motorcyclist lying on the ground needing medical attention. The motorcyclist was transported...
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UPDATE: Body Found in Marina in Solomons

UPDATE: Body Found in Marina in Solomons

UPDATE 3 p.m. The Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating the unattended death of a person found on a small boat.  At 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 10, Conrad H. Neuf, Jr., 85 from Leesburg, Va., was found deceased in a small boat next to his sailboat in Zahniser’s Marina, Solomons Island. Neuf was found...
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Hughesville Arson Arrest

Hughesville Arson Arrest

Deputy State Fire Marshals with the assistance of the Maryland State Police have arrested James Daniel Seifert (19) for his involvement with igniting a sofa on fire inside a vacant trailer. Approximately twenty firefighters responded to a trailer fire at 15315 Buechert Place in Hughesville, Charles County on the afternoon of March 1, 2012....
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