Bethesda House Fire Displaces Family, Causes $200,000 in Damage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)



A Bethesda house fire has displaced a family.

It happened this afternoon at 6701 Rannoch Road. According Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, more than 60 firefighters were on scene to assist in putting out a basement fire. Piringer said the cause was electrical in nature.

No injuries were reported and one firefighter was transported to the hospital due to heat exhaustion, Piringer said. Two adults, three kids, and two dogs have been displaced.

According to Piringer, damages are estimated at $200,000.

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Maureen Chowdhury

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Maureen Chowdhury is a multimedia journalist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at and on Twitter at @MediaMaureen. Maureen authors the blog Sound Check on MyMCMedia.


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