Fire Damages Chicken Basket in Gaithersburg

Firefighters responded to a fire “in the rear of the Chicken Basket” restaurant in Gaithersburg on North Summit Avenue at around 9 a.m. on Monday.

The cause of the fire is unknown, according to the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue News Twitter page, but an investigation is underway; what is known is that the fire originated in the building’s storage room. MCFRSNews tweeted that no injuries were reported.

There will be “significant fire and smoke damage to the restaurant,” according to fire officials.

Video of Chicken Basket on fire just about a half hour ago (30 N Summit Ave in Gaithersburg).Video courtesy of Rashad D Moore of Zach Armiger State Farm

Posted by The Moco Show on Monday, April 22, 2019

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Deirdre Byrne

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