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Man trapped under boulder for 2 hours identified

A Silver Spring, Maryland man died Sunday afternoon when rocks -- including one large boulder -- gave way on a trail along the Potomac River.

Monday - 09/01/2014, 09:25am EDT

Tags: Pete Piringer,

10-year-old cyclist struck by car on Bethesda road

A 10-year-old girl is recovering from serious injuries after being hit on her bike by a vehicle as she crossed a street in North Bethesda early Friday evening.

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 08:47am EDT

Tags: Tuckerman Lane,

Two hurt in Montgomery County school bus crash

Two people are hurt after a school bus and another vehicle collided on U.S. 29 in Montgomery County Thursday morning.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 07:26am EDT

Tags: burtonsville, Industrial Parkway, school bus crash, us 29

Arizona fire deaths hit home for Montgomery Co. wildland firefighter

Montgomery County paramedic and nationally-certified wildland firefighter Peggy Miller shares the struggles of fighting blazes like the one that killed 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots in Arizona.

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 04:38am EDT

Tags: wildfire, Hotshots, Granite Mountain Hotshots, arizona, Kate Ryan, Peggy Miller,

Higher fire protection rating could lower homeowners insurance

Expanded fire protection could have an impact where people may not notice it: on their homeowners insurance bill.

Sunday - 04/07/2013, 10:17am EDT

Tags: homeowners insurance, fire department, Ike Leggett, Hank Silverberg

No injuries in Gaithersburg fire

Montgomery County firefighters battled an early morning fire on the second floor of an apartment building Monday.

Monday - 02/18/2013, 06:35am EST

Tags: Scott Graham, gaithersburg,

Firefighters rescue 8 at Woodlake Apartments

Timothy Chisley, who lives in the apartments in the 14000 block of Castle Boulevard off Briggs Chainey Road, says he felt helpless as he watched flames shooting from the building and friends standing on their balconies, waiting to be rescued.

Friday - 07/13/2012, 03:36pm EDT

Tags: burtonsville,


Snoring Md. dispatcher disciplined, shifts under review

Steps are being taken to ensure Montgomery County Fire and Rescue dispatchers are not asleep at the switch after an emergency worker snored through a call last month, a county councilmember says.

Wednesday - 05/23/2012, 06:05am EDT

Tags: 911 call, Dick Uliano, Roger Berliner, Montgomery County Council, Richard Bowers

Md. dispatcher snores through emergency call

As a panicked woman's husband turned blue last month, a Montgomery County Fire and Rescue dispatcher snored, fast asleep.

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 10:17am EDT

Tags: Scott Graham, 911, NBC4