Glen Echo Park Fire (PHOTOS)



UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters say an electrical fire sparked a blaze at Glen Echo Park around 3 a.m. on Friday.

Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said there was heavy smoke showing when the first units arrived on scene overnight.

According to Piringer, sprinklers controlled the fire in an art studio, classroom and jewelry shop.

Damage is estimated at $10,000, Piringer said.

There were no injuries, he added.

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