April 18, 2013
Bond hearings were held Thursday for three of four people charged Wednesday by the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office in connection with a series of arsons in Washington County on the night of March 22 and 24. Two Clear Spring men and two Mercersburg, Pa., women were charged, their arrests bringing the number of people accused in the arson spree between March 17 and April 7 to eight, Washington County District Court records said. The bond on Brandy Lynnett Sneider-Koontz, 19, of 10733 Knob Road, Mercersburg, Pa., was reduced from $120,000 to $65,000 during a bond review before District Judge Mark D. Thomas.
July 26, 2011
A vehicle fire was been reported on the 200 block of North Prospect Street, a supervisor for Washington County Emergency Services said. Police responded to the fire at 10:10 a.m. Tuesday. The scene was cleared by 10:30 a.m.
July 15, 2011
A vehicle fire has been reported in the 1400 block of Johnsons Mill Road in Fulton County, Pa., a supervisor for Washington County Emergency Services said. Firefighters from Hancock were responding to the incident at around 9:25 a.m. Friday.
August 16, 2010
A vehicle fire on southbound Interstate 81 slowed traffic in the area of Showalter Road in Washington County near the Pennsylvania state line. Rescuers responded to a call at 2:53 p.m. that a tractor-trailer had caught fire near the 11-mile marker, according to a Washington County dispatcher. The incident backed traffic about one-half mile as rescuers worked to clear the scene. As of 3:30 p.m. it continued to move slowly through the area. One person was transported to Washington County Hospital with possible injuries, according to a dispatcher.
October 17, 2007
The Berkeley County, W.Va. Sheriff's Department was responding to an accident on Interstate 81 Wednesday afternoon, an emergency services dispatcher said. The accident happened at the 11-mile marker in the southbound lanes and involved a vehicle fire and someone trapped in the vehicle, the dispatcher said.
June 14, 2011
The following incident was reported Tuesday by Franklin County (Pa.) Emergency Services: At 5:09 a.m., a vehicle fire on Interstate 81 near the 23 mile marker.
August 17, 2010
Pickup crashes into dry-cleaning business Martinsburg man struck and killed on Interstate 70 Three remain in hospital following SUV crash Vehicle fire slows southbound traffic on I-81 Two men stabbed at Frederick bar
November 28, 2011
One lane of eastbound Interstate 70 near the Frederick County line was closed Monday night due to a vehicle fire, according to a 911 dispatcher. The fire, which is near the 38-mile marker, was reported at 8:44 p.m., the dispatcher said. No one was in the vehicle when the fire started, the dispatcher said. Both eastbound lanes were closed, but one was back open as of 9:17 p.m., and the other was reopened about an hour later, the dispatcher said.
November 4, 2009
FREDERICK, Md. -- The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office says it is investigating a fire at a Frederick gas station in which a man was fatally burned. Spokesman Joseph Zurolo says 26-year-old Ainsley Gordon Jr. of Germantown was burned early Wednesday. Authorities responded shortly after 4 a.m. to a reported vehicle fire at the Exxon station on state Route 85 near the Interstate 270 interchange. A Frederick County sheriff's deputy found Gordon on fire in an adjacent parking lot, and a vehicle and fuel pumps in flames at the gas station.