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‘One of the worst case scenarios’: Montgomery Co. fire chief offers update on deadly Silver Spring fire

March 15, 2023
Fire truck on scene

The three-alarm fire in a Silver Spring, Maryland, high-rise that led to the death of a 25-year-old woman was accidental, but Montgomery County Fire Chief Scott Goldstein told council members that it’s unlikely his department will be able to pin down the precise cause. In an appearance before three Montgomery County Council committees on Tuesday, Goldstein noted that electronic devices and candles were “present” in the apartment, but did not say if that’s how the fire started.



Article Source: WTOP

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