Occupant escapes Silver Spring house fire

A house fire broke out Saturday morning in Silver Spring, Maryland. The occupant of the house was able to escape uninjured. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
A house fire broke out Saturday morning in Silver Spring, Maryland. An occupant of the house was able to escape uninjured. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)

A fire broke out Saturday morning in a house on the 2100 block of Norbeck Road in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer) (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
Norbeck Road between Layholl Road and Wintergate Drive were closed due to fire department activity related to a house fire Saturday morning in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer) (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
A house caught fire Saturday morning in Silver Spring, Maryland. One occupant was able to get out on their own, and initial reports that others were trapped inside were unfounded, Montgomery County Fire said. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer) (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
Montgomery County Fire was able to get a large house fire under control Saturday morning in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
Montgomery County Fire was able to get a large house fire under control Saturday morning in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)

A large house fire broke out Saturday morning on Norbeck Road in Silver Spring, Maryland.
A large house fire broke out Saturday morning on Norbeck Road in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)

Montgomery County Fire Chief Scott Goldstein prepares to brief media on a house fire and its surrounding circumstances Saturday morning in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
Montgomery County Fire Chief Scott Goldstein prepares to brief media on a house fire and its surrounding circumstances Saturday morning in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)

Montgomery County Fire worked to extinguish a house fire  Saturday morning on Norbeck Road in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
A house fire broke out Saturday morning on Norbeck Road in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)

Montgomery County Fire worked to extinguish a house fire  Saturday morning on Norbeck Road in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
Montgomery County Fire worked to extinguish a house fire Saturday morning on Norbeck Road in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)

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A house fire broke out Saturday morning in Silver Spring, Maryland. The occupant of the house was able to escape uninjured. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
Montgomery County Fire was able to get a large house fire under control Saturday morning in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
A large house fire broke out Saturday morning on Norbeck Road in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Montgomery County Fire Chief Scott Goldstein prepares to brief media on a house fire and its surrounding circumstances Saturday morning in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
Montgomery County Fire worked to extinguish a house fire  Saturday morning on Norbeck Road in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
Montgomery County Fire worked to extinguish a house fire  Saturday morning on Norbeck Road in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)

WASHINGTON – A house fire broke out Saturday morning on the 2100 block of Norbeck Road in Silver Spring, Maryland.

An occupant was able to get out of the house on their own, Montgomery County Fire said. Although there were initial reports that others could be trapped inside the house, Montgomery County Fire later said these reports were unfounded.

The person who escaped the house had no injuries, Montgomery County Fire said.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the bulk of the fire.

Norbeck Road between Laughlin Lane and Barn Ridge Drive were closed due to fire department activity related to the incident.

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