Firefighters Rescue Two People Trapped in Bedroom During Fire Tuesday Morning

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to the 7800 block of Kennewick Ave., near N St. in Takoma Park for the report of a living room fire located in a 3-level apartment Tuesday morning. According to to Chief Spokesperson for MCFRS Pete Piringer, firefighters rescued/assisted two trapped occupants out of bedroom.  Two patients were evaluated with non-life threating injuries.

We will provide an update if additional information becomes available. Per @mcfrsPIO on Twitter: “Update – Kennewick Av, 3-level apt (2- floors w/ walkout basement), everyone (residents) have been evacuated from the 1st floor fire apartment of origin, fire under control, checking for extension, 2 patients evaluated & report no injuries” Featured image courtesy of  @jrsossa16 on Instagram.


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