MCFRS Respond to Kitchen Fire in Gaithersburg; Teachers Way and East Diamond Avenue Closed 

by Patrick Herron

Update: East Diamond Avenue has been opened at this time.
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue services responded to a kitchen fire in Gaithersburg on Wednesday morning.  According to Chief Spokesperson for MCFRS Pete Piringer, firefighters responded to the 100blk of Teachers Way near N. Summit Ave around 9am. The fire was located in the kitchen on the third floor of the building. The fire originated on the stove top and there was minor extension to cabinets. The fire has been extinguished and there were no injuries reported.

According to MCPD, Teachers Way and East Diamond Avenue are closed between North Summit Avenue and Melvin Street as the result of fire rescue activity. Drivers are advised to seek an alternate route and to expect delays. We will post an update when more information becomes available.  Per @mcfrsPIO on Twitter: “100blk Teachers Way near N. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg, fire in kitchen, third floor, @mcfrs PE708, PE728, PE732, PE703, PE721, PAT708, AT703, RS703, M708, BC703, BC705, RS717, AT740, A703, M729 & others on scene”

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