MCFRS Respond to 3rd Alarm Fire at Rockville Apartment Building

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to a fire in the 800 blk of College Parkway (near Nelson St) in Rockville around 9am on Monday morning. According to Chief Spokesperson for MCFRS Pete Piringer, close to 100 firefighters arrived to heavy fire conditions at the four-level garden style apartment building. Firefighters assisted people out of the building and there are reports of injured persons.  The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. We will post an update when more information becomes available.

College parkway from Princeton place to Nelson Street has been shut down, according to MCPD. Drivers should expect significant delays and seek alternate routes. Per @mfrsPIO on Twitter: “College Parkway, heavy fire conditions, reports of injured persons, FFs assisting people out, 2nd Alarm being requested @mcfrs PE740, E750, T710, A728, E718, PE722, T706, A733, & others assisting

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