Germantown Fire Displaces Family, Leaves Two Dogs Dead

MCFRS: Cause of 2-alarm fire Saturday 'undetermined'

A townhouse fire in Germantown on Saturday left a family homeless and two pet dogs dead, a Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman told Patch.

The cause of the fire was listed as “undetermined,” spokeswoman Beth Anne Nesselt said. No others were injured.

At around 3 p.m. Saturday, firefighters were dispatched to the 19300 block of Elderberry Terrace to find all three levels of the townhome engulfed in flames. The damage was estimated at $200,000.

Nesselt said Red Cross was assisting the family.


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