Germantown fire displaces family

Fire ravaged a house on Brink Road between Davis Mill Road and Blunt road in Germantown Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire & Rescue)
Fire ravaged a house on Brink Road between Davis Mill and Blunt roads in Germantown, Maryland, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire & Rescue) (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire & Rescue)
No one was in the house on Brink Road in Montgomery County when a fire broke out Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire & Rescue)
No one was in the house on Brink Road in Montgomery County when the fire broke out Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire & Rescue) (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire & Rescue)
Montgomery County firefighters put out a fire that broke out in a house on Brink Road, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire & Rescue)
Montgomery County firefighters put out a fire that broke out in a house on Brink Road, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire & Rescue) (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire & Rescue)
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Fire ravaged a house on Brink Road between Davis Mill Road and Blunt road in Germantown Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire & Rescue)
No one was in the house on Brink Road in Montgomery County when a fire broke out Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire & Rescue)
Montgomery County firefighters put out a fire that broke out in a house on Brink Road, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire & Rescue)

WASHINGTON — One family is displaced after their house caught fire Thursday in Montgomery County, Maryland.

It happened on the 14000 block of Brink Road in Germantown. The residents of the house were not home at the time, and there were no reported injuries, a Montgomery County Fire & Rescue spokesman said. The house has significant damage.

Some lanes were blocked on Brink Road between Davis Mill and Blunt roads, as firefighters doused the flames. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Below is the area where the fire happened. It is a non-hydrant area.


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