Fire & Rescue

Gas Leak at Lusby Town Center

Gas Leak at Lusby Town Center

On Friday, Jan. 6, 2012 around 9 p.m., fire and rescue from Solomons VFD responded to report of a commercial gas leak in the 100 block of Village Center Drive off of H.G. Truman Road in Lusby. Crews arrived on scene to discover a gas leak at Jerry & Son’s Cafe in the Lusby...
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Early Morning Accident Leaves Two Injured

Early Morning Accident Leaves Two Injured

On Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 6:31 a.m., fire and rescue responded to report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries along the 18600 block of Point Lookout Road in Park Hall. Crews arrived on scene to discover two vehicles involved with two patients injured. Investigation revealed a Nissan Altima failed to yield the...
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Overturned Vehicle Along Newtowne Neck Road

Overturned Vehicle Along Newtowne Neck Road

UPDATE 2:50 p.m. on Jan. 5 The driver of the vehicle was able to eventually free themselves from the overturned vehicle as fire and rescue were arriving on scene. One patient was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital with non-life threating injuries. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. The accident is being cleared...
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Skeletal Remains Found Near Local Park

Skeletal Remains Found Near Local Park

On Jan. 2 at 12:32 p.m., officers responded to Riverside Road near Purse State Park in Nanjemoy after a hiker reported finding partial human skeletal remains. Detectives canvassed the area and collected additional evidence. The remains have not been identified and detectives are continuing their investigation. Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up...
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Suspected Drunk Driver Flips Vehicle on Residential Street

Suspected Drunk Driver Flips Vehicle on Residential Street

On Wednesday, January, 4, 2012, at approximately 2:55 a.m., Bay District Fire and Lexington Park Rescue responded to report of an overturned vehicle along the 22000 block of Spring Valley Drive in the area of Pegg Road in Lexington Park. Crews arrived on the scene to discover a single vehicle, a maroon Chrysler Sebring...
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Accident at Pegg Road in Great Mills

Accident at Pegg Road in Great Mills

UPDATE 1:30 p.m. Fire and Rescue have cleared the scene. Three patients have signed treatment of refusals. BREAKING NEWS: Accident at Pegg Road in Great Mills St. Mary’s County Police and Maryland State Police are on the scene of an auto accident at the intersection of Pegg Road and Lexington Drive in Great Mills....
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St. Mary’s Arson Investigation

St. Mary’s Arson Investigation

Maryland State Fire Marshalls and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s  office are investigating a case of arson in St. Mary’s County. On January, 1, 2012 at 11:11 p.m., firefighters from Hollywood VFD responded to report of a vehicle fire in the 23600 block of Three Notch Road in Hollywood. Crews arrived on the scene...
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Car Plows into Grocery Store

Car Plows into Grocery Store

On Monday, January, 2, 2012 at 1:50 p.m., Bay District Fire Department and Lexington Park Rescue were alerted to report of an auto accident in the area of the McKay’s Food Store located at 46075 Signature Lane in Lexington Park. Crews arrived on scene to discover a vehicle into a building. Investigation revealed an elderly lady...
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UPDATE: Lusby 2 Alarm Fire Leaves Family Displaced

UPDATE: Lusby 2 Alarm Fire Leaves Family Displaced

UPDATE Jan. 3 The cause of the Lusby fire appears to be accidental. Investigation revealed the owners discovered a fire in their garage after they smelled smoke. Over 50 firefighters responded to find the fire spreading across the roof, as the home owner was trying to use a garden hose to extinguish it. There were...
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Update: Fatal Victim Identified from Patuxent Beach and Route 4 Crash

Update: Fatal Victim Identified from Patuxent Beach and Route 4 Crash

UPDATE 8:45 p.m. On December 30, 2011 at approximately 2:47 p.m., deputies responded to a single vehicle, motor vehicle collision. Preliminary investigation reveals a 1991 Mercury Cougar, operated by Ali Christine Morrison, 39 of Drayden, Md., was traveling southbound on Patuxent Beach Road in the area of South Patuxent Beach Road in California, Md. Several...
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Arson Investigation Underway

Arson Investigation Underway

Maryland State Fire Marshalls are investigating a case of arson in St. Mary’s County. On Monday, Dec. 26 around 4 p.m., fire investigators responded to the 48100 block of Peach Tree Way in Lexington Park for report of a fire. Authorities arrived on scene to discover a one story, single family dwelling with an...
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Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Waldorf

Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Waldorf

Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident in Waldorf that has left one man dead. Police and rescue responded to report of a pedestrian struck along southbound Route 301 at Mattawoman Drive on Dec. 23 around 2:52 a.m. Investigation revealed a 31-year-old male identified as Nijumayi Achille-Desire Takuefou of District Heights, was...
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Woman Hits Gas Instead of Brake Causing Vehicle to Flip

Woman Hits Gas Instead of Brake Causing Vehicle to Flip

On Monday, Dec. 19 around 4:10 p.m., police and rescue were alerted to report of an accident in the parking lot of the Coldwell Banker in the 22800 block of Three Notch Road in California, Md. Authorities arrived on scene to discover two vehicles involved to include a Toyota SUV overturned and a red Ford...
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Rush Hour Crash Brings Traffic to a Standstill

Rush Hour Crash Brings Traffic to a Standstill

On Monday, Dec. 19 around 4:50 p.m., police and rescue were alerted to report of a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Great Mills Road and Shangri La Drive in Lexington Park. Crews arrived on scene to discover two vehicles involved. The drivers of both vehicles were out of the vehicles following air...
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Search Resumes for Missing Boater

Search Resumes for Missing Boater

The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) resumed the search for the missing boater from Saturday’s fatal boating accident north of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, near Sandy Point lighthouse. Searchers are conducting vessel surface searches and using side-scan sonar to help locate the missing boater. On December 17 at 2:45 p.m., the U.S. Coast Guard...
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Firefighters Battle House Fire in St. Leonard

Firefighters Battle House Fire in St. Leonard

Fire and rescue crews in Calvert County are on the scene of a working house fire in St. Leonard. The fire was reported around 7:13 a.m. in the 1500 block of Laurel Road down in Long Beach. Firefighters arrived on the scene to discover heavy fire in a one story single family home. No reports...
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Friday Night Crash Leaves Four Injured

Friday Night Crash Leaves Four Injured

Authorities in St. Mary’s County are investigating the cause of a crash that left four injured Friday night in Great Mills. Fire and rescue responded to the 21100 block of Great Mills Road and Chancellors Run Road on Dec. 16 around 10:10 p.m. Crews arrived on scene to discover two vehicles involved to include a...
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Crash on Point Lookout Road Leaves Three Injured

Crash on Point Lookout Road Leaves Three Injured

Authorities in St. Mary’s County are investigating a crash in Park Hall that has left three people injured. On Thursday, December 15, 2011 around 7:45 p.m., police, fire and rescue responded to report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries along the 18800 block of Point Lookout Road. Firefighters from Bay District and rescue...
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Search Underway for Missing Boater in Potomac River

Search Underway for Missing Boater in Potomac River

Coast Guard, local authorities search for boater in Potomac River near Indian Head, Md. The U.S. Coast Guard and local authorities are searching for a 31-year-old man in the Potomac River after the boat he was aboard capsized about a half mile off the coast of Indian Head, Md., Thursday, Dec. 15. A member...
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Local Apartment Complex Evacuated

Local Apartment Complex Evacuated

On Tuesday, Dec. 13 shortly after 10 p.m, emergency communications received a call for report of a commercial building fire in the 21100 block of Lexwood Drive in Lexington Park. Crews arrived on the scene to discover a four story midrise apartment complex with light smoke showing. Firefighters had to force entry into a single...
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Head-on Collision Leaves Three Injured

Head-on Collision Leaves Three Injured

On Wednesday, Dec. 15 around 9:44 p.m., police and rescue were dispatched to report of an accident along the 44800 block of St. Andrew’s Church Road in California, Md.,  involving two vehicles with patients trapped in each vehicle. Crews arrived on the scene to discover a navy blue Toyota Corolla and a silver Chevrolet Blazer...
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Hermanville Road Auto Accident

Hermanville Road Auto Accident

UPDATE: Hermanville Road has been reopened as of 5 p.m. Accident Shuts Down Hermanville Road Authorities in St. Mary’s County are on the scene of a motor vehicle accident  in Hermanville. Police and rescue responded to report of an accident with injuries along Hermanville Road and  Melissa Moore Lane around 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec....
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Fatal Crash Victim Identified

Fatal Crash Victim Identified

UPDATE Dec. 12: On December 9, 2011 at approximately 6:09 a.m., deputies responded to a motor vehicle collision. Preliminary investigation reveals a 2009 Scion XD, being operated by Lorenza Best, 85 of Camp Springs, was traveling south on Patuxent Beach Road in the area of North Patuxent Beach Road in California, Md.  Best’s vehicle crossed...
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House Fire Leaves Family Displaced

House Fire Leaves Family Displaced

Maryland State Fire Marshall’s are investigating a fire in Ridge that has left one family displaced. Fire and rescue crews were alerted to report of a house fire in the 16900 block of Three Notch Road on Sunday, Dec. 11 around 3:30 p.m. Crews arrived on the scene to discover smoke and fire showing from a...
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Police Investigating Hit-and-Run in Charlotte Hall

Police Investigating Hit-and-Run in Charlotte Hall

Authorities in St. Mary’s County are on the scene of a hit-and-run accident in Charlotte Hall. Police and rescue responded to the intersection of Three Notch Road and Golden Beach Road at 11:13 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, for report of an accident with injuries. Investigation revealed two vehicles were involved, but the driver...
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