MCFRS Respond to Apartment Fire Near Rio in Gaithersburg

by Patrick Herron

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to a fire at 9900 Shelburne Terrace (Sawyer Flats apartment complex), off Rio Blvd in Gaithersburg on Tuesday, May 30 around 7:45pm. According to Chief Spokesperson for MCFRS Pete Piringer, the fire was located in the walls on the third and fourth floors of the 4-story building. The building was evacuated and there were no injuries reported.  We will post an update if additional information becomes available.

Per @mcfrsPIO: “Update – Shelburne Terrace, Sawyer Flats, fire in the walls, building evacuated, checking for extension, fire, appears to be contained on third and fourth floor, no fire in the attic, no injury”


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