Gaithersburg town house fire displaces 8

Firefighters work to get a townhome fire under control in Gaithersburg.

Firefighters work to get a townhome fire under control in Gaithersburg.

Firefighters work to get a townhome fire under control in Gaithersburg.

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A large fire in Gaithersburg, Maryland, on Thursday afternoon scorched a town house and damaged neighboring homes, according to authorities.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue said at least four adults and four kids were displaced because of the blaze that happened around 4 p.m. on Carousel Court.

Fire officials said that no injuries have been reported.

WTOP news partner NBC Washington got an aerial view of the fire while it was live:

The bulk of the fire is out, but crews are still checking on hot spots at the scene.

Below is the area where the fire happened:

WTOP’s Matthew Delany contributed to this report.

Thomas Robertson

Thomas Robertson is an Associate Producer and Web Writer/Editor at WTOP. After graduating in 2019 from James Madison University, Thomas moved away from Virginia for the first time in his life to cover the local government beat for a small daily newspaper in Zanesville, Ohio.

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