Update: Fire Caused by Charging Lithium-ion Batteries Causes $1 Million in Damage

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Approximately 65 Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) firefighters responded to the 16,700blk of Alexander Manor Drive, off Ednor Road in Sandy Spring on Thursday, December 21 for the report of a house fire.

According to Chief Spokesperson for MCFRS Pete Piringer, the fire, which was caused by batteries for handheld tools being charged, started in the home’s garage and extended to attic. Five adults and two pets have been displaced and there were no injuries reported. Damage is estimated to be $1,000,000.

Piringer reports that a smoke alarm alerted the occupant that was home and that neighbors helped get the pets to safety.

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AC Milan Soccer Camp at Maryland Soccerplex

AC Milan Academy is hosting a soccer camp at Maryland Soccerplex from March 1st through March 3rd for girls and boys aged 5 to 16 from any club who want to develop their soccer skills and learn the unique methodology of AC Milan directly from AC Milan coaches.

March 1st (Friday) 6pm-7:30pm

March 2nd (Saturday) 6pm-7:30pm

March 3rd (Sunday) 10:30am -12pm and 3:30pm-5pm

Location:18031 Central Park Cir, Boyds, MD 20841

Price: $349 + AC Milan Junior Camp Kit

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