germantown fire

November 9, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Germantown House Fire Causes Floor to Collapse

Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service responded to a major house fire in Germantown Sunday, according to fire officials. At approximately 5:25 p.m., emergency services responded to a call about a house fire on White Sands Dr. in Germantown. Upon arriving at the scene, fire fighters observed the fire coming from the front door, according to […]

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September 29, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Germantown Townhouse Fire Leaves Two Families Displaced

Two families are now displaced after a Germantown townhouse on Palmetto Circle near Dawson Farm Road caught fire Monday afternoon. Pete Piringer, Chief Spokesperson for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS), says firefighters were called to the scene around 4 p.m. after reports of a fire in a third floor bedroom. Piringer says […]

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March 15, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Several Firefighters Injured After a Townhouse Fire in Germantown (VIDEO)

Just after 1 a.m. on Monday, March 14, Montgomery County firefighters responded to a three-alarm fire in a townhouse complex in Germantown. Several firefighters were injured and multiple residents displaced. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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March 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED Firefighters Injured at Townhouse Fire in Germantown (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED March 15, 11:37 a.m. Fire and Rescue officials report that all eight firefighters injured during the blaze have been released from area hospitals and are recovering at home. According to Fire and Rescue officials the damages from the fire total about $500,000. You can view the video of the townhouse collapse and rescue efforts below: ORIGINAL March […]

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August 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Townhouse Fire Displaces Family in Germantown (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County firefighters say a fire displaced a family from their townhouse at 18925 Ebbtide Circle in Germantown on Monday afternoon. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said, at one point, firefighters were engaged in a “firefight” as they worked to extinguish the blaze. According to Piringer, the fire started outside near a trash bin […]

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February 20, 2013 | Staff Writer

Germantown Fire (Photo)

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters responded to a blaze at a commercial food facility at the 17000 block of Germantown Road that occurred shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 20. Dozens of firefighters responded to the scene, which lit up the night with orange flames reaching towards the sky. At the height of the operation, over […]

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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.

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