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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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April 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Townhouse Fire Displaces Family on Knoll Mist Lane in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

UPDATED A kitchen fire has displaced a Gaithersburg family of four from their townhouse in the 1100 block of Knoll Mist Lane today, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported heavy smoke was showing when firefighters first arrived on scene around 9:30 a.m. on April 6. He said […]

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February 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Townhouse Fire in Gaithersburg Displaces Five Residents

Montgomery County firefighters have determined that “unattended cooking” sparked a townhouse fire in the 9200 block of Hummingbird Terrace in Gaithersburg and caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the building on Feb. 14. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that over 50 firefighters were called to the scene […]

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November 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Fire Displaces 13 and Causes Estimated $800,000 in Damage

A townhouse fire caused an estimated $800,000 in damage on Saturday and displaced 13 people from four town homes in Montgomery Village. It happened in the 9600 block of Horizon Run Road. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said fortunately there were no injuries. He said investigators credited a 15-year-old boy with seeing […]

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November 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Fire Causes $100,000 in Damage and Displaces Nine People

An unattended candle is to blame for a fire that caused $100,000 at a townhouse at 3808 Gawayne Terrace in the Silver Spring area, according to a Montgomery County fire and rescue services official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the blaze displaced eight adults and one child from the home. One person was […]

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July 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Townhouse Fire Displaces 10, Causes $350,000 in Damage

Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a townhouse fire at 12232 Greenleaf Avenue in Potomac on July 7. Over 75 firefighters responded to the two-story townhouse blaze. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said there were no injuries. According to Piringer, ten people, including some adjacent neighbors, have been displaced from their […]

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January 25, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Townhouse Fire

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a two-alarm fire at 12100 Sweet Clover Drive in Silver Spring on Jan. 25. The call was dispatched at 4:30 p.m. and additional resources were requested at 4:43 p.m., according to Spokesperson Beth Anne Nesselt of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service. “Firefighters arrived on the […]

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January 17, 2014 | Staff Writer

“Cases Like This are Heartbreaking” Chief Manger (Photos & Videos)

UPDATED Montgomery County police have charged a 28-year-old woman with murder in the deaths of two of her children. On Jan. 17, Montgomery County police officers responded to the 19000 block of Cherry Bend Drive in Germantown where they discovered four children that had been assaulted. Police said two of the children were pronounced deceased […]

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