Fire and Rescue Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer

October 4, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

Pedestrian Fatally Struck by CSX Train in Gaithersburg

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train in Gaithersburg Sunday night, according to Montgomery County Fire & Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer. The incident occurred around 9 p.m. on the CSX railroad tracks near South Deer Park Road. Rail traffic was temporarily stopped in both directions. Search crews located the pedestrian near a bridge […]

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September 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Propane Explosion at Landscaping Company in Laytonsville

Three people were injured Tuesday morning after an explosion and collapse at a commercial site in Laytonsville, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) officials said. MCFRS responded to 23601 Laytonsville Road shortly before 8 a.m. Ruppert Landscape is headquartered and manages its corporate office at the location. One person was rescued from the building, […]

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