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Apartment building evacuated; at least 6 hurt in fire

November 29, 2019 GMT

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md. (AP) — A fire official in Maryland says several injuries have been reported in an apartment fire.

News outlets report fire tore through an apartment building Friday morning in Montgomery Village. Montgomery County spokesman Pete Piringer said on Twitter that medics evaluated at least six people, including one burn patient.

Residents were evacuated from the building while firefighters put out the flames. Piringer says about 75 firefighters responded to the scene.

Piringer says the fire burned a living room and kitchen. It’s unclear what caused the fire.