Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 12, in Montgomery County

Five Things List for featured image (4x3-version1-1200x900)Temperatures could hit the upper 90s today according to the National Weather Service forecast. Here are five more things you need to know today, Aug. 12th, in Montgomery County:

1. Police, Fire and Rescue Service, and ATF continue to investigate the deadly explosion and fire at the Flower Branch Apartment complex in Silver Spring that injured dozens and displaced many residents Wednesday night.  Information on providing help is available here.

2. Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky competes for her fourth gold medal in the Rio Olympics tonight in the 800-meter freestyle.

3. The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair officially opens at 3 p.m. today at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg.

4, You can watch the Perseids meteor shower tonight from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. at Observatory Park in Gaithersburg.

5. Bethesda Restaurant Week features 40 restaurants that offer two-course lunch menus and three-course dinner menus.

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