3 firefighters hurt fighting Montgomery County house fire

WASHINGTON – Three firefighters sustained injuries while putting out a fire at a Montgomery County home Tuesday morning.

The fire started at a house on 2nd Avenue in the Washington Grove area of Gaithersburg at about 6:30 a.m.

Montgomery County Fire Spokesman Scott Graham says three firefighters were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. No one was home at the time of the blaze and not other injuries have been reported.

Officials have not released information about the estimated cost of damage to the home.

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