Fire at Twin Towers Complex in Silver Spring; Three Patients Evaluated For Injuries

Updated 10/29 With Additional Information

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) were called to the scene of a fire at the Twin Towers apartment complex on Fidler Lane and Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring a little after 2pm on Friday afternoon, according to MCFRS Public Information Officer Pete Piringer.

Crews arrived at the 17-story residential building to find a fire on the 14th floor. According to Piringer, one adult patient is being evaluated as a priority 1 trauma patient with serious injuries/burns. The fire is now under control with light smoke conditions on the upper floors. A total of three patients were evaluated. The cause of the fire was a scooter charging in the living room. The injured occupant got hurt attempting to move the scooter, but ended up leaving it and closing the door before exiting to the hallway. There was approximately $50k in damages incurred.

Per WTOP traffic: Georgia Ave southbound near Colesville Rd, left lane gets by with intermittent stoppages of traffic. Photo courtesy of Mark Aaron, @markcaaronofficial on Instagram.

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