Restaurant Fire on Colesville Road

photo of fire engineUPDATED Montgomery County firefighters responded to the scene of a restaurant fire at 10118 Colesville Road on July 8.

Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said when firefighters arrived on scene there were flames showing through the restaurant’s roof in Silver Spring.

According to Piringer, damage is estimated at $275,000 at Peruvian Charcoal Chicken. He said the cause of the fire is under investigation.

During the fire department’s response, some lanes of Colesville Road were closed. The lanes have since reopened.




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