Burtonsville Townhouse Fire (Photos)


PHOTO | Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service

Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a fire at a Burtonsville townhouse at 3614 Childress Terrace on April 25.

Fire Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that the fire started in the basement exercise room. He said a smoke alarm activated and the alarm company notified the residents of the fire.

According to Piringer, there were no injuries but a family of four, two adults and two children, has been displaced by the blaze.

The cost of damage from the fire is estimated at $400,000, according to Piringer.


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