Thursday, March 7, 2013
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service units were dispatched to the Montgomery Village area of Gaithersburg Thursday afternoon.
An adult female required medical attention for possible smoke inhalation after a microwave caught fire in the Montgomery Village area of Gaithersburg Thursday afternoon, according to a Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson. MCFRS units were dispatched just after 2 p.m. to a house in the 20300 block of Oyster Bay Terrace for the report of a fire, MCFRS spokesperson Beth Anne Nesselt told Patch. Officials remained on scene checking for extension of the fire, Nesselt said. No other injuries were reported. Editor's Note: This article has been updated to correctly reflect the location after originally identying it as the Laytonsville area of Gaithersburg.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
A 2-year-old boy was flown to a local trauma center with severe burns after drinking from a hot cup of coffee, WUSA 9 reported.
A 2-year-old boy from Laytonsville was flown to a local trauma with severe burns after drinking from a hot cup of coffee Tuesday evening, WUSA 9 reported. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief Scott Graham tweeted the incident occurred in the 21000 block of Golf Estates Drive. The child was in serious condition, Graham said.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Two people were injured after a plane crashed near Gaithersburg.
A small plane crashed around 7 p.m. Monday night in Laytonsville, according to Asst. Fire Chief Scott Graham with Mongomery County Fire and Rescue. The plane crashed near the Davis Airport in the 23600 block of Pocahontas Drive, Graham said. The airport is just north of Montgomery Village and Gaithersburg. Graham said one person has died, while another one remains in critical condition and was airlifted to a local trauma center. The Federal Aviation Administration is on its way to the scene to of the crash No other information is available at this time. This post was updated at 7:59 p.m. to reflect one fatality.