Two Vehicles Burn in Gaithersburg Fire; Arson Investigation Underway

Montgomery County Fire officials are investigating an arson incident that occurred on Oct. 19 in Gaithersburg.

burned car | courtesy Pete Piringer

Pete Piringer, the county’s Fire and Rescue Chief Spokesman, wrote in a Twitter post that firefighters responded to a call from 300 Marshal Street. Once they arrived, the firefighters found two cars that were fully engulfed in flames.

Piringer stated the cause of the fire originated from the sedan and extended to the other vehicle. The fire resulted in damages totaling over $5,000.

Pete Piringer is asking that anyone with information regarding the vehicle(s) fire on Marshal St in Gaithersburg, or any other suspicious/malicious fire contact @MCFRS, Fire/Explosive Investigators at 240.777.2263 or contact your local police. You can also reach the ARSON Tip Line at 240.777.2263. 

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Toluwa Famuyide

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A current senior at the University of Maryland, focusing on Broadcast Journalism. Lover of sports, music, and telling stories. Can be reached at tfamuyide@mymcmedia.org.

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