GAITHERSBURG, MD. (WJZ) — Montgomery County officials report a 2 alarm fire in Gaithersburg caused one person to jump from the second floor to escape. The fire was reported Thursday morning at a townhouse on the 9200 block of Oriole Place.
They report the fire was going through the roof of the building and approximately 90 firefighters arrived to help. The fire is now under control and all occupants did manage to get out. Part of the building did collapse.READ MORE: Bowie Shaken After Possible Tornado Leaves Uprooted Trees, Power Outages
Two people were transported to a nearby burn unit with non-life threatening injuries and one firefighter was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation.READ MORE: Several Houses In East Baltimore Will Be Torn Down Over North Avenue Sinkhole, Mayor Says
The cause of the fire is under investigation. This is a developing story.MORE NEWS: 19-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Shot In West Baltimore