May 16, 2016

Montgomery County Fire Marshalls are investigating a fire at a homeless camp behind the Fox Chapel Shopping Center at 19721 Frederick Road, behind the Gold’s Gym.

   The initial call came in as a brush fire in the wooded area between the rear of the shopping center and Minstrel Tune Drive, in the vic...

March 14, 2016

Eight Montgomery County firefighters suffered injuries as the front wall of a townhouse collapsed on them as they were making entry into the burning building early Monday morning.

   Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service units were called to 19350 Churubusco Lane in Germantown for a fire in a middle-...

March 8, 2016

Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service units were called to the wooded in Gunners Branch Park along Clopper Road between Cinnamon Drive and Allspice Drive in Germantown for a brush fire on Tuesday afternoon.

   The fire sparked after a power line snapped and ignited the dried grass shortly before 12:3...

November 12, 2015

The Riggs family who lost their home and all their possessions in a fire that was set by two 13-year-old boys is thankful to the community for their support and aid in their time of need.

   Mike Riggs, sent an email to the Germantown Pulse expressing his family’s gratitude.

   "We are truly touc...

October 28, 2015

Three firefighters suffered minor injuries battling a fire which all but destroyed a Germantown home Wednesday night. The fire blazed through the roof and  rain poured down on responding units, as concerned neighbors gathered to watch the MCFRS personnel fight the fire.

   Montgomery County Fire Resc...

June 25, 2015

Firefighters were called to a Germantown home early Thursday morning for a house fire in the 11400 block of Staten Court.

   The fire broke out about 2:30 am on Thursday morning. Montgomery County Fire Rescue Services arrived at the two-story single-family home to find smoke coming from the roof, acc...

March 30, 2015


   Montgomery County Fire Rescue units battled a wind-blown brush fire which burned 10 to 15 acres of woodland off Game Preserve Road near the CSX/MARC train tracks on Monday afternoon.

   The MCFRS were alerted to the fire at about 1:00 pm and crews found the fire near the train tracks. The fi...

March 29, 2015


Less than two hours after battling a house fire on Wanegarden Court, the Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service was called to battle a townhouse fire on Saturday night.


   Shortly before 10:00 pm on Saturday, March 28, MCFRS units were called to 18488 Stone Hollow Drive in Germantown for a report of...

March 29, 2015


Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service units responded to a Germantown house fire on Saturday night.

   The fire which occurred at 20004 Wanegarden Court about 8:00 pm Saturday, March 28, consumed much of one exterior wall of the two-story, one-family home. The building suffered severe damage as a re...

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