Gables Upper Rock Building Fire

fireshadygroveMontgomery County firefighters are on the scene of a three-alarm building fire at Shady Grove Road and Gaither Road at an apartment complex in Rockville known as the Gables Upper Rock.

Pete Piringer, public information officer for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, reports the call came in about 4:15 a.m. today (April 1). There have been no injuries, Piringer said.

Local officials are alerting motorists of several road closures in this area as firefighters try to control this blaze. Shady Grove Road is closed between Gaither Road and the I-270 southbound ramp. Choke Cherry Road is closed between Shady Grove Road and Piccard Drive, and Piccard Drive is closed at I-270. Motorists should seek an alternate route.

 

 
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Montgomery County firefighters are on the scene of a three-alarm building fire at Shady Grove Road and Gaither Road at an apartment complex in Rockville known as the Gables Upper Rock. Pete Piringer, public information officer for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, reports the call came in about 4:15 a.m. today (April 1). […]

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