Last November, Maryland’s two U.S. senators said federal investigators need to wrap up their inquiry into the August 2016 explosion and fire at the Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring. NTSB officials said at the time thorough investigations take time and cited staffing issues.
Maryland’s two U.S. Senators said Monday that federal investigators need to wrap up their probe into a fiery explosion at a Silver Spring apartment complex that killed seven people more than two years ago.
Although the Flower Branch Apartment complex has been rebuilt, some neighbors are speaking out about the constant state of emotional stress they’ve experienced since the incident.
Months after a natural gas explosion and fire at a Silver Spring apartment complex last August killed seven and displaced many others, an internal review of the county’s response and recovery praises efforts, but also finds a few areas to improve.
A group representing the victims of a fatal explosion and fire that happened at the Flower Branch complex in August is suing Washington Gas and the company that managed the complex.
The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to get an update on issues relating to the explosion and fire at a Silver Spring apartment complex that killed seven people last month.
A group working to raise money for victims of a deadly explosion at an apartment complex in Silver Spring, Maryland, has raised more than $600,000.
Victims of a fire caused by a natural gas explosion last month at a Silver Spring, Maryland, apartment complex plan to sue to seek compensation and legislative changes. Residents of the Flower Branch Apartments have partnered with the advocacy group CASA on the legal action.
A natural gas explosion in a basement meter room was the cause of a three-alarm fire that engulfed a Silver Spring apartment complex last week and killed seven people, officials confirmed Friday. Three of the victims have been identified by DNA testing, according to Montgomery County police.
The local on-site investigation wrapped up Wednesday ahead of the release of an official report expected later this week on a cause for the explosion and fire. The National Transportation Safety Board announced Wednesday it’s launching its own investigation.
Officials say they’re close to identifying the bodies found after an explosion and fire ripped through a Silver Spring, Maryland, apartment complex last week.
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