Maryland State Police identify victim in fatal tanker truck explosion in Frederick County

FREDERICK, MD—Maryland State Police have identified the man who died following a tanker truck explosion last Saturday in Frederick County. The victim has been identified as Ronald Leroy Heiston Jr., 58, of Smithsburg. At just before noon on Saturday, March 4, troopers responded to Route 15 North, approximately a half mile north of Rosemont Avenue in Frederick, for a report […]

Tanker truck explodes in Frederick, fire spreads to multiple homes [VIDEO]

UPDATE: Maryland State Police have identified the man who died in this explosion. UPDATE: Authorities say the driver of the tanker truck has died. Original story below… ——— FREDERICK, MD—Crews are on the scene after a tanker truck exploded in Frederick, MD on Saturday afternoon. The explosion occurred at around 12:45 p.m. on March 3 along US 15. Maryland State […]