free stats

Sponsored Ad

Advertising Links


Products 

4 1
Aluminum 4 6
Light Weight Red Head Aluminum 2.5 1 3/4
One Man Hose Roller Adjustable Hydrant Wrench Single Head Spanner
1 1/2
Dog Bone Pole Pro-Lite Hook 1 1/2
1.5 1 1/2
4 1/2 150 Foot Hose Strap
Dual Channel Hose Ramp - 4 Dry Hose Rack
1 1/2 1 1/2
6 Aluminum Wheel Chock

Posted August 29, 2013 EST

Home >  Article
Silver Spring Apartment Fire Displaces 100, Injures 10
United States (Maryland) -

Montgomery County fire officials say 10 people were injured and more than 100 people were displaced after a blaze ripped through a Silver Spring apartment building. The fire burned through the roof of the four-story building at Forest Park Apartments on Tuesday afternoon.

Assistant Fire Chief Scott Graham says seven tenants and three firefighters were taken to local hospitals with injuries that are not thought to be life-threatening. It took nearly 40 firefighters about two hours to contain the blaze at the 18-unit building on Piney Branch Road.

Officials are blaming an electric socket that sparked a mattress fire and estimate damage to the structure at about $1 million and about $500,000 in damage to items inside the apartments.

Written by Associated Press


Bookmark and Share