Two Homes Evacuated in Gaithersburg After Retaining Wall Collapses

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    Two homes were evacuated as a precaution in Gaithersburg after a retaining wall collapsed Sunday, police said. (Published Monday, Mar 31, 2014)

    Two homes were evacuated as a precaution in Gaithersburg after a retaining wall collapsed Sunday, police said.

    Three adults and two dogs were evacuated from the homes in the 100 block of Ridge Point Place in the Kentlands development. Northbound Quince Orchard Road between Hillstone Road and Pawnee Drive will remain closed for much of Monday's morning rush. 

    Rain-Soaked Ground May Be To Blame For Wall Collapse

    [DC] Rain-Soaked Ground May Be To Blame For Wall Collapse
    News4's Darcy Spencer spoke to residents in Gaithersburg, Md. where a retaining wall collapsed, forcing the evacuation of two homes. (Published Sunday, Mar 30, 2014)

    After the wall gave way, utility crews -- from Pepco and the City of Gaithersburg Public Works department -- were called to the scene to check on the homes' utilities.

    No injuries were reported.

    Stay with News4 and NBCWashington for more on this developing story.