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December 22, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Two Alarm House Fire Causes $800,000 in Damage (Audio)

Over 75 firefighters responded to a two-alarm house fire that displaced a family at 2225 Kingshouse Road in Burtonsville early today. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the massive blaze ignited overnight and originated in the basement. He said occupants were alerted to the fire by a smoke alarm. A firefighter was injured […]

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May 25, 2014 | Sonya Burke

House Fire in Fallsmead (PHOTO)

Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a house fire on Currier Court in Fallsmead on May 25. During the emergency response, local streets were blocked as Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer described the scene on his Twitter account as a “firefight.” According to Piringer, the bulk of the fire occurred in the basement. […]

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May 24, 2014 | Sonya Burke

House Fire on Dowlais Court in Rockville

Montgomery County firefighters battled a blaze at a two-story, split-level house at 4905 Dowlais Court in Rockville on May 24. Fire Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that heavy fire was visible as first units arrived at around 9:45 p.m. According to Piringer, the fire caused significant damage to the home and it […]

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April 16, 2014 | Sonya Burke

House Fire on Cromwell Drive Causes $100,000 in Damage

Montgomery County firefighters responded to a house fire around 1 a.m. today (April 16) at 5708 Cromwell Drive in the Wood Acres community of Bethesda. Fire Spokesperson Pete Piringer reports on his Twitter account that the fire started in an electrical panel in the basement of a utility room at the house. When firefighters arrived […]

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