basement fire

December 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring House Fire Displaces Family

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded to a house fire in the 9200 block of Whitney Street in Silver Spring early Friday morning. The fire displaced the family of five and one adult was transported to a nearby hospital for smoke inhalation, according to Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer. The fire started in […]

Read more

July 14, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Bethesda House Fire Displaces Family, Causes $200,000 in Damage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

A Bethesda house fire has displaced a family. It happened this afternoon at 6701 Rannoch Road. According Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, more than 60 firefighters were on scene to assist in putting out a basement fire. Piringer said the cause was electrical in nature. No injuries were reported and one firefighter was transported to […]

Read more

January 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

House Fire in North Potomac (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters battled a house fire in North Potomac on Friday afternoon at 12210 Turley Drive. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the residents were home at the time of the fire and safely evacuated. A firefighter was injured at the scene, Piringer said. According to Piringer, damage is estimated at $225,000. […]

Read more

July 13, 2015 | Aline Barros

Resident Shares Living Experience at Silver Spring Building

Two fires – one on July 5 and another on July 8 – left hundreds of Silver Spring residents without power. People living at University Towers Condominiums said it was a frustrating situation. Some are reaching out for government agencies for help. One tenant has been living with his family in the Silver Spring condominium […]

Read more

February 15, 2013 | Staff Writer

Germantown Fire Displaces Seven

Montgomery County firefighters are on the scene of a basement fire in Germantown at11709 Scarlet Leaf Circle. According to Assistant Chief Scott Graham, the fire is out and there are no injuries but two adults and five children have been displaced. The investigation continues.

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter