Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to a fire at the Village Overlook condominiums on Christopher Ave in Gaithersburg around 4pm on Sunday, October 16. According to Chief Spokesperson for MCFRS Pete Piringer, the fire was located on the third floor, in the bedroom of one of the building’s units. The fire has been extinguished and did not extend to other parts of the building.
All six occupants, plus two dogs and a cat will likely be displaced. There were no injuries reported. We will post an update when more information becomes available. Per @mcfrsPIO on twitter: “400blk Christopher Ave. near Frederick Rd, Gaithersburg, 5-sty apt bldg, fire on 3rd floor, @mcfrs PE708, PE731, PE734, PE728, E732, PAT708, T734, RS729, M708, BC705, BC703, T731, AT735, A753, & others on scene”
Update – Christopher Avenue, Gaithersburg, multi-family residential bldg, fire in bedroom, room & contents, fire out with no extension. All 6 occupants plus 2 dogs & a cat are ok, all will likely be displaced, https://t.co/6LPUfYe9Qm pic.twitter.com/WCaYTvRjdr
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) October 16, 2022