House Fire in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

Silver Spring House Fire on Admiralty Drive


UPDATED An accidental electrical fire caused approximately $250,000 in damage to a house at 9711 Admiralty Drive in Silver Spring on Sunday.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said nearly 75 firefighters responded to the scene around 9 a.m. on Jan. 11.

According to Piringer, there were heavy fire conditions showing when first units arrived at the scene. The fire originated in the ceiling of the basement, Piringer said.

On his Twitter account, Piringer reported that everyone was out of the house and there were no injuries. He described damage as “significant” especially in the basement and first floor of the house.

Piringer said three adults were displaced by the blaze and two cats are missing.

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