BALTIMORE (WJZ) — More than 60 people are out in the cold after an apartment fire in Montgomery County.
The Washington Post reports the fire broke out around 4:45 a.m. Saturday at the Potomac Oaks Condominiums in Gaithersburg, Maryland.READ MORE: Orioles Center Fielder Cedric Mullins Is A Silver Slugger Award Finalist
Montgomery County Fire spokesperson Pete Piringer says 39 adults and 22 children were displaced.READ MORE: Vaping Marijuana By Teens Doubles In Last Seven Years, With Potentially Harmful Consequences, Study Says
More than 100 firefighters fought the blaze, according to the Post, and a police officer was taken to the hospital but was treated and released. No other injuries were reported. Residents were taken to a shelter across the street at an elementary school.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but officials believe it was an accident.MORE NEWS: State Agencies Assists Dundalk Family After Their Toddler Tests Positive For Lead Poisoning