Animals rescued from Gaithersburg townhouse fire

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GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WDVM) — Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to a fire in Gaithersburg just after 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The Oak Shade Rd townhome showed heavy flames and smoke when first responders arrived.

Several animals were found inside the home; they were rescued and are now in the care of county animal services.

Over 75 firefighters arrived to put out the blaze. The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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