Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to a call at 7170 Woodmont Ave, the Flats at Bethesda Ave apartment complex, for a fire on the fourth floor of the residential apartment building at approximately 7am on Friday morning.
According to MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer, a small fire on the stove top of a fourth floor apartment activated the sprinkler system. The fire was extinguished by the sprinkler and the firefighters that arrived on the scene cleared smoke from the area. There was minor extension of the fire and some water damage on the floors below, but no injuries.
7170 Woodmont Avenue near Bethesda Avenue, Flats at Bethesda Ave., four-story residential apartment building, fire and kitchen on fourth floor, @mcfrs PE707, PE720, E750, PE711, PE710, T706, AT751, T710, RS741, A741C, BC702, BC701 & others responding
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) December 30, 2022