MCFRS Respond to House Fire in Laytonsville Area Sunday Night

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to a call for a house fire at approximately 9:30pm on the 7600 block of Hawkins Creamery Rd near Laytonsville on Sunday night.

According to MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer and Assistant Chiefs James Carpenter and David Pazos, crews from Montgomery and Howard County responded last night for an outside fire that extended to the roof of the single family home, before crews were able to extinguish it. A family of five (two adults and three children) along with two dogs and a cat have been displaced, but were uninjured. One firefighter was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Units were still on the scene conducting overhaul and checking for hotspots around midnight. Today from 1pm-3pm, MCFRS units will be walking the 7600blk of Hawkins Creamery Rd offering to check smoke alarms and answer questions some residents may have. Additional photos of the scene can be found here.



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