house fire

February 25, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

More Than 65 Firefighters Battle A House Fire in Silver Spring

A house fire in Silver Spring on Saturday sent a woman in critical condition to the hospital. At around 6:20 p.m. a single-family home on the 2500 block of Holman Avenue in Forest Glen Park was engulfed in flames. More than 65 firefighters were on the scene battling the fire. UPDATE @mcfrs Media Info Tapline […]

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January 31, 2019 | Staff Writer

Early Morning Germantown Fire Destroys House

Firefighters responded to a home in Germantown around 5 a.m. Thursday morning to find the home engulfed in flames. Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, Pete Piringer says the homeowner discovered and reported the fire upon returning home. Piringer said the blaze occurred in the 21000 block of Emerald Drive. When entering the […]

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October 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Silver Spring Home Deemed ‘Total Loss’ After Fire

A Silver Spring home has been deemed a total loss, following a fire that emergency crews believed started Thursday morning. More than 70 firefighters responded to the 200 block of  Bryant’s Nursery Road in Cloverly after a Montgomery County police officer on patrol found a house “fully involved.” “When crews arrived on the scene, they […]

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February 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

House Fire Displaces Silver Spring Residents

Firefighters battled a house fire on Flower Avenue in Silver Spring early Wednesday morning. The fire displaced two residents, a Montgomery County official said. According to Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer, the fire started in a second floor bedroom and involved a space heater and power strip. Smoke alarms alerted the residents to […]

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July 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rockville Fire Displaces Family Overnight

A fire overnight in Rockville caused an estimated $75,000 in damages to a residence in the Wheaton Woods community, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire began in a shed around 1 a.m. and extended to the adjacent house in the 4600 block of Tallahassee […]

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July 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Dozens of Firefighters Battle Townhouse Fire in Gaithersburg, One Person Injured

UPDATED One person was injured at the scene of a townhouse fire on Bluebird Terrace in Gaithersburg on Monday night, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer said the blaze occurred in the 9200 block of Bluebird Terrace. According to Piringer, over 80 firefighters battled heavy fire conditions […]

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June 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Vigil: The candlelight vigil for Shadi Najjar and Artem Ziberov, the two teenagers gunned down in Montgomery Village, takes place at 7:30 p.m. at Northwest High School, and the community is invited. 2. Public Safety: The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee […]

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June 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Firefighters Investigate What Sparked House Fire in Potomac (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a house fire last night at 10 Lamp Post Court in Potomac. Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer said it was a “significant fire” and about 65 firefighters were called to the scene. Piringer said the fire appears to have ignited on the exterior rear deck and […]

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June 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 15, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 15, in Montgomery County: 1. SafeTrack:  Metro officials will host a news conference with local officials from around the region today to mark the end of the SafeTrack maintenance program following Surge #16, a line segment shutdown between Shady Grove and Twinbrook that starts Saturday. 2. House Fire: […]

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May 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

House Fire Displaces Three People on East Light Drive

Montgomery County firefighters are trying to determine what sparked a house fire on East Light Drive in Silver Spring on Sunday afternoon, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer said about 45 firefighters responded to the scene and there was smoke showing at the two-story house as they […]

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