GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WJZ) — Around 50 people were displaced in an apartment fire in the Gaithersburg area on Sunday.
A spokesperson for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service said the fire happened at the Duvall Lane Fireside condos. Firefighters rescued one person by ladder from the third floor of the building.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: 932 New Cases Reported, 11 More Deaths
Duvall Lane Fireside Condos @MontgomeryCoMD building fire (2/7) @mcfrs Firefighters rescue 1 resident via aerial ladder from 3rd floor & assist many others to safety, ~50 residents displaced, damage estimate $1.75M, fire burned thru floor, amazingly no injuries pic.twitter.com/6w57MHy6mO
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) February 8, 2021READ MORE: 'An Incredible Therapy' | Hagerstown Doctor Says Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Provides Fast Recoveries For Some COVID Patients
The fire caused roughly $1.75 million in damage.
No one was injured, officials said.MORE NEWS: Rockville Police Officer, Maryland National Guardsman Daniel Morozewicz Arrested On Child Porn Charge