The Upper Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Department is hosting their fall open house, along with a local vendor fair, this Sunday (October 8) from 12PM to 4PM at 19801 Beallsville Road Beallsville, MD 20839. According to the UMCVFD, the event will feature a pumpkin patch, hay rides, Fire & Rescue Service demonstrations, and police vehicles on display. Additionally more than 30 vendors will be present at this Sunday’s event. Visitors can enjoy free hot dogs, Cotton Candy, and giveaways for children.

At their newly-expanded Beallsville Road firehouse, the Upper Montgomery County VFD currently has an ambulance, Canteen Unit, several boats paired with support vehicles as part of their Swiftwater Rescue Team, Medic Unit, Brush Truck, Brush Engine, Rescue Engine, and Tanker. The units responded to more than 1,200 calls in 2022.


Per MCPD: The Montgomery County Department of Police Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) is currently investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred at the 21400 block of Beallsville Road near Sellman Road. On Monday, July 10, 2023, at approximately 8:43 p.m., Montgomery County Police and Montgomery County Fire Rescue responded to Beallsville Road for the report of a motorcycle collision with a deer.

Upon arrival, emergency personnel discovered 53-year-old Michelle Lee Beach, of Dunedin, FL, who had been ejected from her motorcycle after hitting the deer. She was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries, where she later died. The preliminary investigation has revealed that Beach was following another motorcyclist, travelling southbound on Beallsville Road on her pink 2007, Suzuki GXSR 600 motorcycle when she hit the deer.  This is an ongoing investigation.


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