Montgomery County Fire and Rescue units responded to a call on Barnes Road in Damascus at approximately 3:45pm on Thursday, according to MCFRS PIO Pete Piringer.
Units arrived on the scene of a house fire on Barnes Road, between Clarksburg Road and Bethesda Church Road. At least one person was trapped inside and rescued by responding units. Units also prevented a person from re-entering the burning home and also rescued several dogs from the property.
The fire originated in the attached garage in the area of the front end of an electric vehicle that was actively charging. There was approximately $350K in damages incurred and 4 people, along with several dogs, have been displaced. Frederick County, Howard County, and Carroll County units also assisted in responding to the fire.
To the rescue….. Barnes Rd, house fire, @mcfrs @mcvfra @LDVFD17 C717 ‘Buddy’ Sutton, arrive first and was able to assist/rescue people & get them out of the burning house, FFs from @MontgomeryCoMD @FCDFRS @HCDFRS & Carroll Co responded https://t.co/6S2I1w2NkJ pic.twitter.com/FGqdHxbz12
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) March 31, 2022