1 hospitalized after Silver Spring house fire

The fire involved a couch on the first floor of a two-story house, fire officials said. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire)

One person is in critical condition at a hospital and a dog has died after being injured during a house fire in Silver Spring, Maryland, Thursday morning.

The fire happened on the first floor of a two-story house on the 2300 block of Dexter Avenue. Montgomery County Fire officials said the fire involved a couch.

The fire has been put out.

Firefighters were able to rescue one person who was taken to the hospital in critical condition. A firefighter sustained a minor injury and a dog died after being hurt in the fire.

Montgomery County Fire and EMS is investigating the cause of the fire.

Below is a map of where the fire took place.

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