August 23, 2016

Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service units were called to a Germantown house on Tuesday morning after a laptop battery exploded sending pieces of burning metal flying around the living room.

   According to MCFRS senior spokesman Pete Piringer, units were called to 18928 Fountain Hills Drive in Germ...

August 10, 2016

Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service units were called to a Clarksburg garage for the report of a fire on Wednesday afternoon.

   According to MCFRS spokesman, firefighters were called to the end-of-row townhouse at 23053 Sweet Spire Drive in Clarksburg at about 2:40 pm on August 10. The small fire...

June 8, 2016

Three young men are dead after a late night crash in the 25300 block of Burnt Hill Road in Clarksburg.

   The crash occurred at about 11:45 pm on Tuesday, June 8. Montgomery County Police and Fire Rescue units were called to the area of Burnt Hill Road just north of Kingstead Road for the report of a...

May 17, 2016

A worker has died after falling from a cell tower this afternoon at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission water treatment plant in Damascus.

   Montgomery County Fire Rescue Services senior spokesman Pete Piringer confirmed that units were called to the 22700 block of Log House Road in Damascus...

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...

A fire in a kitchen in an apartment forced the evacuation of dozens of residents at an assisted living facility in Germantown on Thursday afternoon.

   Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service units responded to the Churchill Senior Living facility at 21000 Father Hurley Boulevard in Germantown shortly...

April 26, 2016

An early morning fire ripped through a house in the Germantown Estates neighborhood of Germantown displacing a family of six early Tuesday morning.

   Montgomery County Fire Rescue units were called to the two-story, single-family house at 13405 Tilford Court in Germantown shortly before 3:32 am on T...

April 20, 2016

A motorcyclist had to be airlifted to a trauma center after his motorcycle left the road and ended up 50-yards deep into a field in Boyds.

   Montgomery County Police and Fire Rescue units were called to Darnestown Road, about 4,000 feet west of White Ground Road for the single-vehicle motorcycle cra...

April 20, 2016


Montgomery County Police and Fire Rescue Service units were called to the intersection of Clopper Road (MD-117) and Germantown Road (MD-118) on Wednesday morning for a motor vehicle collision involving three vehicles, one of which ended up on its roof.

   MCFRS units responded to the collision, whic...

April 9, 2016

Montgomery County Police and Fire Rescue units were called to the unit block of Climbing Ivy Drive in Germantown for the report of a car that had driven into a backyard.

   The call came in shortly before 6:30 pm that a vehicle had jumped the curb, and plowed through a wooden fence, struck an HVAC un...

April 4, 2016

Montgomery County Police and Fire Rescue units were called to the quiet cul-de-sac of Tattershall Place when a contractor’s dump truck flipped on its side between houses on Monday afternoon.

   Shortly before noon on Monday, April 4 workers were unloading a load of top soil at 14116 Tattershall Place...

March 25, 2016

Members of the Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service battled two large brush fires in the UpCounty area on Thursday afternoon.

   The first fire was reported to MCFRS shortly after 4:00 pm in near the boat rental area in the 20900 block of Lake Ridge Drive in Black Hill Regional Park in Boyds. Smoke...

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