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Silver Spring Fire - Investigation and Tip Line

To provide information to investigators regarding the explosion and fire at 8644 Piney Branch Rd Silver Spring, MD may contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. Anonymous tips can be made by calling 240.773.TIPS (8477) or 866.411.TIPS (8477) 24 hours a day / 7 days a week. A call taker will take crime tip information anonymously. Calls can be taken in English, Spanish and French. Text-a-Tip Program: User types MCPD plus their tip on their cell phone or PDA and text it to 274637 (CRIMES). The text message is encrypted and an alias is generated, masking the identity of the sender from the police. The police have no way of determining the user's identity. An anonymous 2 way dialogue is possible with investigators.

Web Tip Program: Users can enter anonymous web tips by clicking on the link below. Web forms are in English, Spanish and French. Fill in as much information as possible on the web tip page. Photos can be attached to the web tip. An anonymous 2 way dialogue is possible with investigators. Users should check back to see if more information is needed.

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To speak with a Customer Service Representative, please call 311 during business hours.