Maryland News

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

3 people displaced after house fire in Prince George’s County

A house fire in Prince George's County has left three people without a home early Tuesday, according to officials. Crews with Prince George's Fire and EMS Department responded to single-family home on Seminole Place, off of Greenbelt Road, in Berwyn Heights around 1:20 a.m. after a report of a house fire in the area. Upon arrival, they found the home in flames and multiple vehicles also involved in the fire. According to a tweet from the fire department, as of 2:22 a.m., the fire was extinguished. Fire officials say three residents of the home were evaluated for minor injuries, but no one had to be taken to the hospital for further treatment. The cause of the fire is currently undetermined and under investigation. No information has been released from the fire department about the estimated cost of damages to the home.
WUSA-TV CBS 9 Washington DC

Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad Announces Passing of Life Member James ’Willie’ Williams

Funeral Arrangements for Potomac Heights VFD&RS Life Member, James “Willie” Williams. The family will receive friends at Potomac Heights VFD&RS (73 Glymont Road, Indian Head, MD) on Thursday, June 8th, 2023 from 2-4 PM and again at 6PM with Firemen’s Prayers beginning at 7PM. A Memorial Service for family and friends will be held at Potomac Heights VFD&RS on Saturday, June 10th at 12PM. Family and friends are invited to stay after the service for a meal and time of fellowship.
Southern Maryland News Net

Monday, June 5, 2023

State Fire Marshal Investigating Abandoned House Fire in Lexington Park

VIDEO/PHOTOS: On Thursday, June 1, 2023, at approximately 10:00 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, Ridge, and Valley Lee was dispatched to the area of Three Notch Road and Forest Park Road, for the reports of a house on fire. While responding, multiple 911 callers reported the fire was between Lincoln Avenue and Melissa Moore Lane. Firefighters arrived on the scene in under 3 minutes to find a two-story residence with fire throughout. The fire was extinguished in approximately 25 minutes with personnel operating on the scene for over 2 hours. Troopers from the Maryland State Fire Marshals Office responded to investigate the cause of the fire. No known injuries were reported.
Southern Maryland News Net

Townhome fire in Edgewood caused by squatters using grill indoors, officials say

Firefighters responded to a fire at a townhouse in Edgewood, caused by squatters using a grill indoors, according to officials. The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company and neighboring companies were on the scene of the fire in the 1900 block of Brookside Drive. Firefighters extinguished the small fire. Officials say the fire was reportedly caused by squatters using a grill indoors. No injuries were reported at this time.
WBFF-TV FOX 45 Baltimore

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