Departmental Crash in Lanham

At about 8:00 pm a two vehicle collision occurred at Cipriano Road and Brae Brooke Drive in Lanham. A fire department command officer was responding to a house fire when he was involved in a collision with a civilian vehicle. The adult female civilian sustained non life threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital for evaluation and treatment. The volunteer chief was also transported to an area hospital for injury evaluation and post-crash screening.

The County Police Department will be handling the crash investigation.

The house fire turned out to be a malfunctioning chimney and was handled by first arriving units.