MCFRS Respond to Fires in Gaithersburg and Silver Spring on Sunday

by Patrick Herron

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to several fires in Montgomery County on Sunday, October 23.

  • MCFRS units were dispatched to the 3200blk of Automobile Blvd in Silver Spring for a reported building fire around 10am.  According to Assistant Chief David Pazos, units arrived to find a small brush fire with no exposure to the building.
  • MCFRS units were dispatched for an apartment fire at 425 Muddy Branch Rd. in Gaithersburg around 2:40pm.  Units arrived to the four story garden apartment building and located a small oven fire that was contained to the oven.  There were no injuries reported.
  • MCFRS units responded to the 12100blk of Berry St in Silver Spring for the report of a house fire around 3:30pm. According to Pazos, “an exterior fire extended into a single family home.” The fire has been extinguished and there are no injuries reported.  Units are releasing while investigating units continue to look onto the cause of the fire.



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