Daily Dispatch: Maryland News
Ambulance Carrying Crash Victim Involved In Separate Crash In Anne Arundel County
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700
An ambulance rushing a patient injured in a crash to Shock Trauma was itself involved in a crash in Anne Arundel County Friday morning. The initial single-vehicle crash involved a pickup truck that went off the road on Route 100 near New Ridge Road in Hanover around 8:20 a.m. The Anne Arundel County Fire Department said the driver had to be extricated from the truck.
- PUB DATE: 8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJZ-TV CBS 13 Baltimore
Region: Man dead, child in critical condition after 2-alarm fire in DC home, officials say
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700
One man is dead and a child is in critical condition after a two-alarm fire in Northwest D.C. "As units were responding they received radio reports that there were people trapped inside," said Vito Maggiolo, Public Information Officer for D.C. Fire and EMS. According to D.C. Fire, the man and child were removed from the home and transported to the hospital in critical condition.
- PUB DATE: 8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WUSA-TV 9 DC
Human remains discovered at scene of Bowie vehicle fire
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700
First responders on the scene of a fire in Bowie, Maryland, early Saturday found the charred remains of a body, prompting a police investigation. Prince George’s County fire officials were dispatched to a wooded area on Mill Branch Road, just east of U.S. 301, around 6 a.m. for reports of a vehicle fire.
- PUB DATE: 8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WTOP-AM 1500 Washington
Hagerstown Woman Arrested In Motel 6 Arson
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 23:02:56 -0700
A 66-year-old Hagerstown woman was arrested Friday in connection with an arson at a Motel 6. Diane Susan Webster was arrested and is accused of setting fire to her room by igniting paper and cardboard. The state fire marshal’s office said firefighters were called to the motel in the 1300 block of Massey Boulevard in Hagerstown around 2:35 a.
- PUB DATE: 8/16/2019 11:02:56 PM - SOURCE: WJZ-TV CBS 13 Baltimore
Child, adult taken to hospital after car went through Leitersburg house
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 12:48:15 -0700
A call was dispatched to the 20500 block of Leitersburg Pike around 12:30 p.m. for a vehicle that went into a building Friday afternoon. According to officials from the Leitersburg Volunteer Fire Company, upon arrival at the scene, they found a car that appeared to go from Herman Myers Road, crossing Leitersburg Pike and striking a structure across the street.
- PUB DATE: 8/16/2019 12:48:15 PM - SOURCE: WDVM-TV
Region: Apartment fire injures firefighter and displaces 10 people in Northwest D.C.
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700
PHOTOS: A firefighter was injured and six adults and four children were displaced after an apartment building fire early Friday morning in Northwest Washington. DC Fire and EMS says the firefighter suffered a minor injury and was transported to an area hospital. One person was treated for a minor injury at the scene of the fire.
- PUB DATE: 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7
Tractor-Trailer Rollover On I-95 In Halethorpe, One Person Rescued
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700
VIDEO: The driver of a tractor-trailer that overturned on I-95 in Halethorpe on Tuesday evening is in serious condition. Crews said the truck rolled over around 5 p.m. on the I-695 ramp along Interstate 95 in Halethorpe. The person had been heavily trapped under the trailer. Hazmat and MDE crews, as well as firefighters from multiple agencies, responded to the scene.
- PUB DATE: 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJZ-TV CBS 13 Baltimore
State Fire Marshal's Office Investigates Camper Fire in Coltons Point
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700
PHOTO: On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at approximately 2:55 p.m., firefighters from Seventh District, Leonardtown, Mechanicsville, Hollywood, and Charles County responded to 38095 Graves Road in Coltons Point, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a small pull behind camper fully engulfed in fire with no threat to nearby structures.
- PUB DATE: 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Southern Maryland News
Update: Rescued Annapolis osprey dies suddenly of extreme exertion and stress
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700
An osprey rescued by U.S. Naval Academy’s “Fighting 46” fire department Saturday died early Tuesday. The fledgling, female osprey had been tangled on a tree with fishing wire on Greenbury Point along the Severn River in Maryland’s Anne Arundel County. It’s believed it was just learning to fly when it ended up entangled.
- PUB DATE: 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WTOP-AM 1500 Washington
Firefighters in Leonardtown Respond to Burchmart for Vehicle Fire Threatening Structure
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700
On Monday, August 12, 2019, at approximately 12:55 p.m., firefighters from Leonardtown, Hollywood, and Seventh District responded to the Leonardtown Burchmart on Point Lookout Road and Washington Street in Leonardtown, for the reported vehicle on fire threatening a building. Crews arrived on scene to find a pick-up truck with a dump truck body attachment, under the car wash with the contents in the dump truck on fire.
- PUB DATE: 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Southern Maryland News
83-Year-Old Male Saved by Good Samaritans After Fiery Car Crash in Chaptico
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700
On August 15, 2019, at approximately 3:47 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 35800 block of Bay Drive in Chaptico, for the reported motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival deputies located a single vehicle off the roadway, on fire. The operator and sole occupant of the vehicle was transported to a local trauma center with incapacitating injuries.
- PUB DATE: 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Bay Net
Charles County flag at half-staff in memory of veteran Indian Head volunteer firefighter
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 14:28:22 -0700
Charles County is lowering its flag to half-staff in memory of firefighter David Shaw, who served over 60 years at the Indian Head Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. According to the website for Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS, Shaw served as a volunteer firefighter, Assistant Chief, Chief, President, and life member of the Indian Head Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad.
- PUB DATE: 8/14/2019 2:28:22 PM - SOURCE: Bay Net
Driver Trapped in Car After Utility Pole With Live Wires Falls In Montgomery County
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700
VIDEO: A driver was trapped in his car in Montgomery County Wednesday morning after a utility pole with live wires crashed onto the vehicle. The man was driving on Old Columbia Pike in Burtonsville when a wooden pole slammed down. The pole fell over the silver sedan, coming to rest on the sunroof. Chopper4 footage shows that the windshield shattered.
- PUB DATE: 8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: NBC Washington
Friendsville resident escapes fire, alerted by smoke detector
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700
An accidental fire Thursday at a Trap Run Road home in Friendsville caused about $130,000 damage and left the occupant homeless, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office. No injuries were reported in the 4:29 a.m. incident at the single-story property, located at 775 Trap Run Road, occupied by Cheryl Fazio and owned by Kevin Moyer.
- PUB DATE: 8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Cumberland Times-News
Firefighter Injured Battling Cecil County Barn Fire
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 09:51:45 -0700
VIDEO: A firefighter was injured battling a barn fire in Cecil County Monday afternoon. The state fire marshal’s office said the blaze broke out just before 12:30 p.m. on Anchor Hope Lane in Port Deposit. One firefighter was taken to a local hospital, treated and released. No one else was hurt. It took crews about 90 minutes to bring the flames under control.
- PUB DATE: 8/13/2019 9:51:45 AM - SOURCE: WJZ-TV CBS 13 Baltimore
FEMA awards $23.8M in preparedness funding to Maryland
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700
Hazard preparedness in Maryland will benefit from $23.8 million in federal grants recently announced by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The funds will be broken up into seven specific targets. The State Homeland Security Program, Urban Area Security Initiative, Emergency Management Performance Grant Program, Nonprofit Security Grant Program, Port Security Grant Program, Transit Security Grant Program, and Intercity Bus Security Grant Program all stand to benefit.
- PUB DATE: 8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Homeland Preparedness News
Firefighter injured in Great Mills fire
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 14:07:42 -0700
A firefighter was injured and a Great Mills house left in ruins after a weekend fire. There's not much left of a two-story home on Finnea Way in Great Mills after a fire broke out in the early morning hours of August 10. A neighbor reported the blaze around 5:30 a.m. on Saturday. Fifty firefighters from the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department spent two hours extinguishing the flames.
- PUB DATE: 8/13/2019 2:07:42 PM - SOURCE: Bay Net
Fire does $100,000 in damage to Leonardtown shed
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 08:28:41 -0700
An overnight fire on Saturday did a lot of damage to a shed in St. Mary's County, but fortunately, no one was injured. A neighbor spotted the blaze, on Longmore Street in Leonardtown when it broke out around 3:30 a.m. on August 10. Ten firefighters from the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department got things under control in less than half an hour.
- PUB DATE: 8/13/2019 8:28:41 AM - SOURCE: Bay Net
Maryland Awarded $1.7M To Upgrade 911 Call Centers
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700
Maryland is getting $1.7 million to upgrade its 911 call centers to Next Generation 911 capabilities. The U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the funding, just one piece of $109 million in grants for 34 states and two tribal nations as part of the 911 Grant Program.
- PUB DATE: 8/13/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJZ-TV CBS 13 Baltimore
Region: D.C. fire station among busiest in country
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700
Firefighters and paramedics who spend their days rushing to emergencies are busier in D.C. than those in most other parts of the country. A survey found that four local fire stations are among the 13 busiest in the country, with D.C.’s Fire Station 30 answering the fourth most calls in the nation. Station 30, based in Northeast just a few blocks from the Benning Road Metro station, is home to Engine 30, Truck 17 and Ambulance 30.
- PUB DATE: 8/13/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WTOP News
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