Friday, March 29, 2013
No one was injured in the fire, a Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesperson told Patch.
A Thursday afternoon fire in a Gaithersburg home was caused by an electrical malfunction, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesperson Beth Anne Nesselt told Patch. No occupants of the home—in the 200 block of Cedar Avenue—were injured in the fire, which extended into the attic area of the house, she said. Damage estimates were unavailable as of Friday afternoon, she said.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue officials were dispatched to a home on Cedar Avenue.
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue officials were dispatched to a Gaithersburg home Thursday afternoon for the report of smoke coming from the roof, an MCFR spokesperson told Patch. Units were called to the home in Cedar Avenue's 200 block at 12:30 p.m., MCFR spokesperson Beth Anne Nesselt said. The homeowner was outside when firefighters arrived, Nesselt said. No further information was available. Patch will update this story when further details are available.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
A Monday morning fire at 28 S. Frederick Ave., causes about $225,000 in damage, The Gazette reports.
A two-story commercial building in Gaithersburg housing several businesses was severely damaged in a fire Monday morning, The Gazette reported. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesperson Beth Anne Nesselt told The Gazette the fire started in the rear of the 28 S. Frederick Ave. complex around 4 a.m. No one was injured and the fire caused approximately $225,000 in damage, according to the report. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Read the full story on The Gazette.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
A 2-year-old boy was flown to a local trauma center with severe burns after drinking from a hot cup of coffee, WUSA 9 reported.
A 2-year-old boy from Laytonsville was flown to a local trauma with severe burns after drinking from a hot cup of coffee Tuesday evening, WUSA 9 reported. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief Scott Graham tweeted the incident occurred in the 21000 block of Golf Estates Drive. The child was in serious condition, Graham said.