Update: Fire Causes ~$375K in Damage in Rockville Friday Night

by MCS Staff

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to a report of a house fire at approximately 8:40pm  on the 700 block of Fletcher Ave in Rockville on Friday night, according to Assistant Fire Chief Dave Pazos.

Upon arrival, units began extinguishing a car fire in the car port with extension into the the first and second floor of the single family home. Additional units were dispatched to the scene as crews searched the home. Just after 9pm, Assistant Chief Pazos stated that MCFRS units confirmed all occupants of the home were out safely and uninjured. At that time, units continued to extinguish any of the remaining fire.

According to an update by MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer the cause is undetermined, but there were several electrical ignition sources that led to approximately $375K in damage. One firefighter was treated and released, but there were no serious injuries, according to Piringer. Two adults were displaced.
Feature photo courtesy of Sara Miller.


You may also like

Leave a Comment


This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy