Early indications are that the fire started while the homeowner was burning some brush in the backyard of his home in Silver Spring. Police believe it got out of control and the man died from burns sustained during the fire.
A fire at a restaurant in Silver Spring clogged traffic on Georgia Avenue Monday afternoon.
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 working to raise money for victims of a deadly explosion at an apartment complex in Silver Spring, Maryland, has raised more than $600,000.
“We have received over $400,000 in donations,” said Ilana Branda, the policy and neighborhood development manager at Montgomery Housing Partnership.
Donations of $20 or more get people in the door of the Zumbathon dance party that will feature expert instructors from around the Metro D.C. region. Proceeds will help victims of the Silver Spring apartment fire.
Desperate to hear about their loved ones feared dead in a Silver Spring apartment explosion and fire, some family members are frustrated with the time it is taking to identify the victims.
Some survivors of the deadly explosion and fire at Flower Branch Apartments were suspicious of receiving debit cards from their former landlord, but an immigrant advocacy group is helping to dispel those concerns.
Two elementary school principals in Montgomery County offer support to their students who were affected by the Silver Spring apartment fire, and promise a sense of normalcy once classes start.
“No one has really personally said anything to me, why I am here, what they can do for me,” said resident Mariama Turay.
“Montgomery County is an amazing place where people are working together to create the kindest, most supportive society we can,” said a local rabbi.
Residents affected by the deadly fire that displaced dozens of families are being told not to worry about coming forward for help.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.