No injuries reported in Bethesda garage fire

WASHINGTON — Businesses are reopening in downtown Bethesda after a fire in a parking garage caused some stores to evacuate.

According to Montgomery County fire spokesman Pete Piringer, officials received a call around 12:30 p.m. for heavy smoke in a garage near Woodmont Avenue. Apparently, the fire came from a vehicle.

No injuries were reported and the fire was largely contained. Roads were closed while firefighters extinguished the blaze.


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