MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md. (WJZ) — A fire official in Maryland says several injuries have been reported in an apartment fire.
Fire tore through an apartment building on Lost Knife Circle on Friday morning in Montgomery Village.READ MORE: State Won't Prosecute Baltimore Officers Who Shot, Killed Armed Man Near Inner Harbor Last Year
Montgomery County spokesman Pete Piringer said on Twitter that 10 patients were taken to a hospital, including two children.
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Update – Lost Knife Circle, @MCFRS_EMIHS transporting 2 more adults & 2 more children for smoke inhalation, all NLT – total 10 patients transported, Red Cross on scene assisting at least 1 dozen residents being displaced pic.twitter.com/GzSLkuwOx1
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) November 29, 2019
Residents were evacuated from the building while firefighters put out the flames. Piringer says about 75 firefighters responded to the scene.
A dozen people are displaced from the fire.MORE NEWS: Ferguson And Jones Downplay Possibility Of Special Session For Gas Tax, Blame Oil Companies
Piringer says the fire burned a living room and kitchen. It’s unclear what caused the fire.