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    Fire breaks out in three-story apartment building in Montgomery County

    By Gabby Allen,


    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. ( DC News Now ) — Crews with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service were at the scene of a fire at an apartment complex on Sunday night.

    Just after 6 p.m., crews responded to the three-story apartment building in the 3300 block of S. Leisure World Boulevard to find smoke in the basement of the building. Pete Piringer, a spokesman for the department, said they began evacuating the complex.

    Crews battle fire in Northeast DC

    In an update made at 7:15 p.m. on X, Piringer said the fire began in the electrical room in the basement due to an electrical issue. Pepco was at the scene helping.

    Two adults and a cat were displaced.

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