Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to a fire at the Plymouth Woods condominiums in the 800 blk of College Parkway 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 two civilians were treated for non life-threatening injuries.
Damages are estimated to be around $1.5 million and over 100 residents (100 adults/20 kids/some pets) have been displaced. The cause of the fire appears to be HVAC related. Three buildings in total were affected.
Per @mfrsPIO on Twitter: Update (initial dispatch ~850a) College Parkway; Origin & Cause, floor burned thru under HVAC in (apt #303) & fire cause appears to be accidental relating to HVAC; Damage ~$1.5M (fire/water to 17 Apts, incl 3 bldgs affected); Displaced, ~100 adults/20 kids/some pets; 2 civ inj
Update – 3-Alarm, Plymouth Woods, 800blk College Parkway, Rockville, >$1M damage; >30 Apts & several dozen residents (& some pets) displaced; CAUSE, under investigation; 2 civilians NLT injuries, @ReadyMontgomery & Red Cross assisting https://t.co/fpEgdMmHTo pic.twitter.com/aItWxCKOIP
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) October 31, 2022
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