Fire & Rescue

36-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed in Upper Marlboro Crash

36-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed in Upper Marlboro Crash

On Saturday, June 3, 2017, at approximately 10:15 p.m, Trooper First Class Key from the Maryland State Police Forestville Barrack responded to the area of  MD Route 202 / Largo Rd at Robert Lewis Drive, in Upper Marlboro, for a collision involving a Nissan passenger car and a Honda motorcycle. Upon arriving to the...
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One Patient Flown from Early Morning Crash in Bushwood

One Patient Flown from Early Morning Crash in Bushwood

On Sunday, June 4, 2017, at approximately 12:34 a.m., police, fire and rescue crews responded to a report of  a motor vehicle accident with injuries on Colton Point Road, in the area of OAkley and Abell Roads, in Bushwood. Crews arrived on scene to discover single vehicle overturned with the patient trapped. One person...
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Charter Captain Given Certificate of Appreciation

Charter Captain Given Certificate of Appreciation

The Certificate of Appreciation was presented to Charter Captain Lee Tippett. On Friday, April 20, 2017, at approximately 7:20 p.m, a 32-foot powerboat exploded and caught fire at the fuel dock at the Solomons Yachting Center in Calvert County As flames began to spread to the dock, people cut the lines and attempted to...
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Two Arrested for for Possession of Morphine in Huntingtown After Auto Accident

Two Arrested for for Possession of Morphine in Huntingtown After Auto Accident

On May 16, 2017, at approximately 2:30pm, Deputy N. Buckler of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Ponds Wood/Hardesty Road, in Huntingtown, for the report of an auto accident. Upon arrival he observed a pickup truck lying on its’ side in a field, with the occupants and multiple witnesses to...
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VIDEO: Motorcycle Accident in Great Mills Sends Operator to Trauma Center

VIDEO: Motorcycle Accident in Great Mills Sends Operator to Trauma Center

On Monday, May 29, 2017, at approximately 9:15 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel were dispatched to Chancellors Run Road at the intersection of Pegg Road, in Great Mills, for a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle. Upon arrival police used a fire extinguisher to put out a small fire under the hood of...
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Funding Available for Maryland Volunteer Fire Departments

Funding Available for Maryland Volunteer Fire Departments

In Maryland, about 5,000 wildfires start each and every year, and more than 300 volunteer fire departments across the state respond to these blazes. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now offering volunteer fire departments access to critical grant funding through its Volunteer Fire Assistance Program to help fortify and strengthen wildland firefighting capabilities. “Volunteer firefighters rely on...
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Safe Grilling Practices to Prevent Fires

Safe Grilling Practices to Prevent Fires

The Memorial Day weekend is a time for remembrance of those that gave the supreme sacrifice in honor of our Country.  Families across Maryland will venture outside to the beach, the mountains or maybe just to their backyards to spend quality time together.  However, increased outdoor activities also result in an increase of outdoor...
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Police Investigating Fatal Collision in Clinton That Killed 17-Year-Old

Police Investigating Fatal Collision in Clinton That Killed 17-Year-Old

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is working to determine the cause of a fatal crash in Clinton. The victim is 17-year-old Norman White of Livingston Road in Clinton. On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at about 10:15 pm, patrol officers were called to Temple Hill Road at Woodelves Way...
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Tractor Trailer Accident in Prince Frederick Under Investigation

Tractor Trailer Accident in Prince Frederick Under Investigation

On Monday, May 23, 2017, at approximately 1:52 p.m. a tractor trailer with a load of water, driven by James Bryan of Lexington Park, was traveling eastbound on Maryland Route 231 in the area of Barstow Road, in Prince Frederick. At the same time a 2016 GMC, driven by Patricia Mento of Waldorf, was traveling...
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12-Year-Old Bicyclist Struck by a Motor Vehicle in Prince Frederick

12-Year-Old Bicyclist Struck by a Motor Vehicle in Prince Frederick

On Monday, May 23, 2017, at approximately 4:07 p.m., deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched  to the area of Calvert Towne Way and Calvert Towne Drive in Prince Frederick for a report of a juvenile bicyclist struck by a motor vehicle. A detailed investigation revealed a vehicle being driven by Robert...
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22 Year-Old Bryans Road Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

22 Year-Old Bryans Road Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

On Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:48 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Olivers Shop Road between Route 6 and Wheatley Road for the report of a crash. A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a Nissan sedan was travelling south on Olivers Shop Road when she lost control and...
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Community Spirit and Superheroes Unite for A Day 4 Heroes

Community Spirit and Superheroes Unite for A Day 4 Heroes

Foundation 4 Heroes had their first fundraiser Saturday called, “A Day 4 Heroes” and the community embraced their idea and showed some wonderful support. Heroes from far and wide gathered for the event honoring our community’s real heroes who make a difference in St. Mary’s County. The weather was perfect, the food was good,...
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UPDATE – Exclusive Video/Audio: Early Morning Fire Truck Accident in Leonardtown

UPDATE – Exclusive Video/Audio: Early Morning Fire Truck Accident in Leonardtown

UPDATE 5/22/2017: One firefighter suffered 7 broken ribs, a fractured collarbone, a fractured arm and 8 stitches in his leg and lots of road rash!! He will be ok and more importantly the guys that we’re in that fire truck are all ok . Audio from St. Mary’s County fire & rescue radio transmissions...
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Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Clinton

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Clinton

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a crash involving several vehicles and a motorcycle. The operator of the motorcycle was killed in the collision. He’s 52-year-old Julian Anthony of Trowbridge Drive in Fort Washington. The collision occurred on May 18th, shortly before 9:00 pm, in the 9800...
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A Day 4 Heroes – May 20th, from 12 – 4pm

A Day 4 Heroes – May 20th, from 12 – 4pm

On May 20th, 2017, from 12 – 4pm, Foundation 4 Heroes is having their first annual “A Day 4 Heroes” at the 5 South Event Center in Callaway, Md. A Day 4 Heroes was created as a great way to bring the community together to recognize and show appreciation to our local heroes –...
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UPDATE: Maryland State Police College Park Barrack investigating fatal accident.

UPDATE: Maryland State Police College Park Barrack investigating fatal accident.

Troopers of the Maryland State Police College Park Barrack continue investigating fatal accident. The occupants of the Nissan passenger vehicle have been identified. The driver was identified as Damon Walker Richardson Jr., 20 , of Bowie, Maryland. The front passenger was identified as Ahniya Muhammad, 21, of Lanham, Maryland. The deceased was identified as...
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UPDATE: Second Victim In Fatal Anne Arundel County Crash Succumbs To Injuries

UPDATE: Second Victim In Fatal Anne Arundel County Crash Succumbs To Injuries

A second victim involved in the Anne Arundel County fatal crash today has succumbed to his injuries after being hit head-on while traveling Route 50 earlier today. The second deceased victim is identified as Robert Skidmore, 66, of Cape St. Clair, Maryland. He was pronounced deceased by hospital personnel at Shock Trauma. Skidmore was...
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Vehicle Arson, A Cause for Concern in St. Mary’s County?

Vehicle Arson, A Cause for Concern in St. Mary’s County?

Gov. Larry Hogan has declared May 7 to May 13 as Arson Awareness Week. With that in mind, the Southern Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal spoke about the incidence of arson in St. Mary’s County. “There have been 24 investigations initiated in St. Mary’s County since Jan. 1, 2017,” said Commander Duane...
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UPDATE: Names Released in Double Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Names Released in Double Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

UPDATE 5/13/2017 @ 10:00 a.m.: On Friday, May 12, 2017, at approximately 10:40 pm, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Thomas Rowe Lane for the report of a head-on, motor vehicle collision. Officers arrived on scene and discovered both involved operators deceased. The St....
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Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Upper Marlboro

Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Upper Marlboro

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at approximately 2143 hours Troopers from the Maryland State Police, Forestville Barrack were dispatched to the area of US 301 at Black Stone Avenue, in Upper Marlboro, for a report of a two vehicle collision. Upon arrival, they found that a 2006 Honda Civic had collided into the side...
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National Arson Awareness Week in Full Swing

National Arson Awareness Week in Full Swing

National Arson Awareness Week will be in full swing from May 7th through May 13th this year. The theme for this year’s awareness campaign focuses on protecting houses of worship from intentional fires through prevention. The honorable Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed May 7 – 13, 2017 as National Arson Awareness Week in Maryland....
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Second Business Closed Due to Illegal Nightclub Operations

Second Business Closed Due to Illegal Nightclub Operations

Investigators from the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office have concluded another lengthy investigation into the unpermitted use of a nightclub establishment in Waldorf. Invictus Cigars, located at 2894 Old Washington Road, has been operating in violation of the Life Safety and Fire Code. The owner, identified as Malcolm L. Hill (42), has been charged...
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Name Released in Early Morning Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in St. Mary’s County

Name Released in Early Morning Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 5/8/2017 @ 1:45 p.m.: On Sunday, May 7, 2017 at approximately 1:40 a.m., Troopers from the Leonardtown Barrack responded to the area of Maryland Route 4, north of Fairgrounds Road, in Leonardtown, for a reported serious motor vehicle collision. The investigation revealed, the operator, Lewis Small, 28, was operating a 2012 BMW northbound...
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Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty in Fatal Motor Cycle Collision in Bryantown

Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty in Fatal Motor Cycle Collision in Bryantown

UPDATE 4/30/2017: On Monday, April 24, 2017, Arthur Christopher Edelen, 54, of White Plains, pled guilty to homicide by motor vehicle before Judge James West in Charles County Circuit Court. Edelen’s blood alcohol content was a .11 in a test after the accident, Maryland, a prosecutor said. Edelen will  appear before Judge West again on July...
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Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Owings

Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Owings

On Saturday, April 29, 2017 at approximately 5:50 am, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Maryland Route 4 and Lower Marlboro Road, in Owings, for a Motor Vehicle Collision. A preliminary investigation revealed that a 2005 Toyota Highlander, being operated by Tania Hernandez of Baltimore, was traveling north on Maryland Route 4. Witnesses...
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