UPDATED: Firefighters Battle Blaze at Damascus House



UPDATED Dozens of Montgomery County firefighters battled a blaze in the 9400 block of Primrose View Court in Damascus on Monday night that has displaced a family of five.

Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said three people escaped the house with no injuries.

According to Piringer, there is significant fire damage to the two-story single family house. Piringer said there was a concern that the structure could collapse because of the fire damage.

Piringer said the cause of the fire is discarded smoking material in some outside mulch. He said damages from the fire are estimated at $600,000.

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