smoke inhalation

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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June 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Continue to Investigate 2017 Sandy Spring Death

Investigators continue to look into the suspicious death of a woman who died in a car fire more than a year ago. Andrea Mion Hawvermale, 56, of the 1300 block Excaliber Lane, Sandy Spring, died June 17, 2017, died from smoke inhalation and thermal injuries, according to an autopsy by the the Office of the […]

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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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December 9, 2014 | Krista Brick

Medical Examiner: Mother, Sons Died of Smoke Inhalation

Marie Gemmell and her two young sons who had been inside their Gaithersburg home when a plane hit it died of smoke inhalation, according to Montgomery County Police. Capt. Darren Francke said the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore ruled the manner of death for the three as “accidental” and the cause as “smoke inhalation.” Francke […]

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