A family has been displaced after a fire ripped through the house at 18303 Aspen Dale Court in Boyds. Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service began receiving multiple calls for a house fire in the cul-de-sac shortly after 9:00 pm on Thursday night. Neighbors reported that the flames began near the garage area where a number of cars were parked. The five occupants of the house, the family, and their guest, along with their pets, were alerted by smoke alarms and escape unharmed,
Last weekend sometime between Saturday night and Monday morning, a heartless burglar broke into a tool shed in Boyds and stole an all-terrain vehicle from Warrior Canine Connection, a non-profit organization that raises and trains puppies to help wounded veterans adjust to life after the military. According to Rick Yount, the executive director of Warrior Canine Connection, burglars broke a through window in a tool shed and then used the bolt cutters to cut the lock off the b
A friend of John DeReggi Jr., the teenager who died after being struck by an Amtrak train Monday evening in Boyds has set up a GoFundMe.com account to assist the family during their time of need. The page was set up by Paula Aulestia, whose little brother Sebastian, a junior at Clarksburg High School, was John’s best friend. “John was part of the family,” she said. “Growing up he was always at the house, he would go on vacation with us during the summer or Sebastian would go
A teenage male has died after being struck by a westbound Amtrak train. Montgomery County Police and Fire Rescue units were called to the area of Boyds Market near the Boyds MARC Train Station at about 4:45 pm Monday evening for the report of a pedestrian being struck by a train. Upon arrival, MCFRS found a boy with a traumatic injury in the track bed about 100-yards north of the MARC station in Boyds. He succumbed to his injuries shortly thereafter. Police have identified th
A Saturday night basement fire has done over $10,000 in damage to a rural Boyds home and displaced an elderly woman. At approximately 10:50 pm on August 8, Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service units were called to 21615 Slidell Road in Boyds for the report of a house fire. The fire occurred in a home that was set back off Slidell Road, well down a lane in an area that is not serviced by fire hydrants. First arriving units reported a single family home with smoke showing, acc
One person has died, and five others were seriously injured after a head-on collision at the intersection of Darnestown Road and White’s Ferry Road on Tuesday night, according to Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service spokesman Pete Piringer. The crash occurred shortly before 7:30 pm on Tuesday evening, August 4. Two people suffered serious injuries in the accident and were airlifted to a trauma hospital with priority trauma. Two other occupants of the car were transported to
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