2-Alarm Fire at Marlo Furniture in Rockville

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    Montgomery County Fire and Rescue battled a two-alarm fire Wednesday evening at the Marlo furniture store in the 700 block of Rockville Pike in Rockville, Md.

    The fire began on the second floor and spread to the roof. About 85 firefighters battled the blaze. It was knocked down after 7 p.m.

    The store was evacuated.

    Two firefighters were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening, heat-related illness.

    Rockville Pike was closed in the area until about 8 p.m.