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Firefighters escort residents from condo constructing hearth in Aspen Hill | WDVM25 & DCW50

ASPEN HILL, Md. (WDVM) – Montgomery County Fire and Rescue officials say a fire Friday morning at an Aspen Hill residential complex brought a resident to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Firefighters rescued an unconscious resident of the apartment where the fire started.

Officials say the fire started around 9 a.m. in a kitchen on the first floor of a three-story apartment building in the Aspen Green Condominium complex. Firefighters escorted residents out of the building and most of the fire was extinguished shortly after 9:30 a.m.

“Firefighters helped residents locate a patient during the extinguishing process, a resident of the home of origin,” said Pete Piringer, spokesman for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated. Firefighters also responded to a house fire in Coleville at 3:45 a.m. Friday morning, with all occupants safely getting out.

Update – Aspen Green Condos, 3300blk Hewitt Ave., Aspen Hill, 3 story garden condo / condo building, 1st floor kitchen fire fire off, moderate damage, temperature ~ 20 ° wind chill in teenage years pic

– Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) January 29, 2021