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May 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery, Howard, PG County Firefighters Contain Burtonsville Fire

Firefighters contained a large fire at Bell Nursery Factory in Burtonsville, according to Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services. According to Piringer, firefighters from Montgomery, Howard, and Prince George’s County were dispatched at around 12:20 p.m. on Monday in response to the fire. When firefighters arrived at the scene, Piringer […]

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April 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Fire at Kensington Condo Complex Causes $2 Million in Damage

Update: The fire at The Waterford Condominium in Kensington has affected 15 condos, according to Pete Piringer, the spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services. Piringer said on Twitter that the building was built in the mid-1960s and is “non-sprinklered.” Fourteen of the 15 damaged condos are from both smoke and water damage, but […]

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January 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Fire Damages Rockville Day Care, Swim Center

Georgetown Hill Early School and Woodley Gardens Swim Club in Rockville caught fire Sunday, causing the daycare center to close Monday. After the fire, Peter Cromwell, CEO of Georgetown Hill, posted a comment to Georgetown Hill’s Facebook page. He said the damage to the buildings were “significant.” “At this time, we do not know the […]

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July 13, 2012 | Sonya Burke

Burtonsville Fire Displaces Dozens

UPDATED, July 13, 4 p.m. Over 100 Montgomery County firefighters were called to the scene of a three-alarm apartment building fire, at 7:23 a.m.on July 13, in the 14000 block of Castle Boulevard in Burtonsville. When they arrived, firefighters reported seeing heavy fire to the roof of the Woodlake apartment complex. During their response to […]

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