Germantown Fire (Photo)


Photo Credit | Captain L. Lofland


Montgomery County firefighters responded to a blaze at a commercial food facility at the 17000 block of Germantown Road that occurred shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 20.

Dozens of firefighters responded to the scene, which lit up the night with orange flames reaching towards the sky. At the height of the operation, over 75 firefighters battled the blaze.

The warehouse, used by High Point Catering, was considered a total loss. There were no injuries.

Investigators have estimated preliminary damages at $500,000.

According to a news advisory issued by the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, there was no indication of anything suspicious and investigators listed the cause of the fire as undetermined on Feb. 22.

Captain L. Lofland captured an image (on the right) of the intense scene as firefighters fought the flames.

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