Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Units were called to the 5100 block of Fairglen Lane, off of Fairfax Rd, in Chevy Chase for small fire at a single family home on Thursday evening.
The fire involved an electrical box that was attached to the outside of the home and was quickly put out by firefighters upon arrival. Connected to the electrical box that caught fire was a Supco surge protector that was previously recalled for its potential to cause fires. There was no extension to the fire, no additional smoke, and no injuries.
MCFRS warns of the recalled surge protector.
Update – Fairglen Lane, exterior electrical fire, @MontgomeryCoMD @mcfrs responded, fire involved electrical box attached to house, NOTE: surge protectors have a recall (for fires) https://t.co/ih7SoLHefV pic.twitter.com/OXBsZnPQ5z
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) April 28, 2022
Calling all coaches, students and parents/caregivers of student athletes: MCPS Athletics and the NCAA Eligibility Center are hosting a virtual information night from 6:30-8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4.
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According to Montgomery County Police, “A 20-year-old Capitol Heights man died Tuesday, November 28, 2023, after crashing his car into a parked vehicle on Spruell Drive.