Firefighters from Montgomery County, Maryland, battled two fires: one at a Honda dealership in Burtonsville and another at a townhouse in Germantown that displaced a family.
Firefighters from Montgomery County, Maryland, spent much of Tuesday night battling two fires: one at a Honda dealership in Burtonsville and another at a townhouse in Germantown that has displaced a family.
Around 10 p.m., Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service responded to a fire at Sport Honda on the 3200 block of Automobile Boulevard. A fire department spokesman said it was a heavy, two-alarm fire.
Another fire that displaced three adults and a child and caused extensive damage broke out at around 11 p.m. at a Germantown townhouse. Around 75 firefighters responded to the two-alarm fire, which was reported by a passing neighbor, along the 19900 block of Appledowre Circle.
Update (~11p) Appledowre Cir, Germantown, TH, Exterior fire w/ extension into structure, 3 adults & 1 child displaced. No injuries, ~75 FFs on scene pic.twitter.com/CBXLcjYoon
Fire officials said the fire caused around $200,000 in damages and injured one firefighter. The cause of the fire was accidental; it originated in the exterior AC/heat pump unit and extended into the structure.
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