Resident Injured in Townhouse Fire (PHOTOS)



UPDATED A resident is hospitalized with potentially life threatening injuries following an overnight fire at a two-story townhouse in the 10900 block of Brewer House Road, according to a Montgomery County fire official.

Over 75 firefighters responded to the two-alarm fire that occurred about 1:30 a.m. on Friday in North Bethesda.

Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the injured resident was transported as a priority one patient with second and third degree burns.

Piringer said there is also significant damage to the structure from the fire. He said damage is estimated at $450,000 and two families are displaced.

The cause of the fire, Piringer said, is electrical in nature.

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