WASHINGTON — The cause of a fire that destroyed a Montgomery County, Maryland, home early Monday is under investigation.
The fire caused more than $700,000 damage, according to Pete Piringer, spokesman for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service.
Piringer said that when firefighters got to the home in the 26400 block of Haines Road in the Hyattstown area around 2:15 a.m., it was fully engulfed.
Officials say no one was home at the time.
A resident of the home was located nearby.
One person suffered a non-life-threatening injury.
Update – Haines Rd., Hyattstown, missing & unaccounted for resident has been located, cause of fire is under investigation, 1 civ NLT injury pic.twitter.com/pWZZuihlM6
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) January 23, 2017