Montgomery County Public Schools were closed Monday, Jan. 14. The county received 10.8 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service.
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Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service responded to about 300 calls for service — 10 percent were collisions — due to the snowstorm, according to its spokesman Pete Piringer. Crews were challenged all day on a variety of calls — car crashes, sledding accidents, and cooking mishaps. Maryland State Police said they responded to over 1,000 calls for service during this winter storm as of Sunday, Jan. 13, about 10 p.m. including 264 crashes throughout the state.