1 Dead After Rockville Apartment Fire

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County officials say a man is dead after fire broke out in a Rockville apartment.

Assistant Fire Chief Scott Graham says when firefighters entered the apartment on Crossfield Court, they found the man on the floor. He was taken to an area hospital where he died early Thursday.

Officials say residents of about 30 apartments were displaced because of water damage and natural gas lines being shut off.

The cause and origin of the fire are under investigation.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Baltimore

Track Weather On The Go With Our App!
Your Podcast Network Play.it

Listen Live