One killed, 50 displaced as fire rips through Montgomery County senior apartment building

Maryland

ASPEN HILL, Md. (WDVM) — A three-alarm fire ripped through a senior living apartment building in Montgomery County overnight, killing at least one person.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services says firefighters got to the Leisure World complex near Aspen Hill around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, with heavy flames showing from the roof when responders arrived.

Firefighters say no residents or first responders were injured. About 100 firefighters arrived on the scene to battle the blaze.

No cause has yet been reported and the victim has not yet been identified.

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