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Apartment Fire at Leisure World Displaces Four Residents

fire investigation area pictureAn apartment fire at Leisure World last night (August 8) has caused an estimated $100,000 in damage and displaced four people from their apartment home at 3301 South Leisure World Boulevard in Silver Spring.

Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire started in the kitchen second floor unit of the three-story apartment building.

He said the apartment building was evacuated during the fire department’s response and there were no injuries reported.

Firefighters plan to return to Leisure World today (August 9) to talk to residents about fire safety issues.

Sonya Burke

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