Eary morning fire in Gaithersburg displaces several residents

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Courtesy: Pete Piringer Twitter

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WDVM) — The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue arrived to 9701 Fields Rd, Washingtonian Towers in Gaithersburg around 4 a.m.

Courtesy: Pete Piringer Twitter

According to officials, residents of the 27 story apartment building noticed a fire broke out and attempted to put it out. The fire was caused by an electrical power strip and the total damage is an estimated $30,000, officials say.

Officials say, three occupants were displaced, two individuals were injured and transported to a nearby hospital.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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