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16 adults and 5 children displaced from apartment fire in Montgomery Co.

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Posted at 5:03 PM, Oct 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-06 17:03:19-04

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — The Montgomery County Fire Department battled a three-story apartment fire in Montgomery County Wednesday night.

The fire grew rapidly as it spread from vertically in the apartment building.

Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire, said there were no injuries, but 16 adults and five children were displaced.

Estimated damages to the home are around $600,000.

The cause of this fire is still under investigation.