2nd Alarm Fire in Takoma Park Apartment Building

by Patrick Herron
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5/27 Update: The fire originated from a powerstrip with multiple items plugged in (fan/dehumidifier). One dog dead, one firefighter injured.

2nd Alarm Fire in Takoma Park Apartment Building

There was a 2nd alarm fire this evening around 7:30PM on the top floor of the Blair Park Garden Apartments on Eastern Ave. in Takoma Park. Over one hundred firefighters were on the scene.

MCFR Spokesperson Pete Piringer reports that several families were displaced but there were no injuries reported. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

DC and PG County Fire Departments both assisted with putting out the fire.

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