SILVER SPRING, Md. (DC News Now) — A house fire Monday night displaced five people. Two firefighters were injured fighting the fire.
Around 9 p.m., members of Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service arrived on the scene of a three-story house fire in the 1900 block of Aventurine Way.
All occupants made it out of the home safely. The fire spread rapidly throughout the exterior injuring two firefighters. Their injuries weren’t considered life-threatening.
The damage is estimated at $600,000. PEPCO indicated that an electrical meter had been tampered with.