Several Vehicles on Fire in Downtown Silver Spring Parking Garage

by MCS Staff

2pm Update: Firefighters have extinguished the vehicle fire, 5 cars damaged by fire.

There are approximately 50 firefighters on the scene at a Downtown Silver Spring parking garage at 801 Ellsworth Drive near Fenton Street and Roeder Rd due to several cars being on fire in the garage.

As of 1:46pm, firefighters knocked down most of the fire(s), but there is still heavy smoke in the area, according to MCFRS PIO Pete Piringer.

The garage is being searched and evacuated, but no injuries have been reported. Many surrounding streets are currently closed.

No word yet on the cause of the fire(s).

Photo courtesy of IG user @J3ssicarabbit__


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