Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded a house fire on the 100blk of Carlisle Dr. in Coleville on Friday morning around 1am. The fire began in the attic and is believed to have been caused by a lightning strike. According to Chief Spokesperson for MCFRS, around 60 firefighters responded to the scene of the fire at the two-story home.
No injuries were reported and one family consisting of two adults and three children has been displaced. Damages total around $200,000 ($100,000 contents and $100,000 structure).
Per @mcfrsPIO on twitter: (~1a) Carlisle Dr, off Sherwood Forest Dr, Colesville, Lightning strike, fire/smoke in attic – occupants ok, no inj @mcfrs PE724, PE718, PE715, PE712, PE725, AT724, AT718, RS715, A724, BC701, BC704, C715, SA700, RS742B, AT715, T725, AT740, A715, ALS742B responded @DavidPazos15
Update – 100blk Carlisle Dr, Colesville, 2-sty single-family house, lightning strike, fire in attic, no injuries, 2 adults & 3 children displaced, total damage ~$200K (~$100k structure & ~$100K contents), ~60 @mcfrs FFs responded @MontgomeryCoMD https://t.co/QpOEuDpxcc
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) August 5, 2022