Silver Spring House Fire ‘Heavy,' Person Escapes Flames

Montgomery County, Maryland, firefighters are battling a house fire in Silver Spring, Maryland, Saturday morning and initial reports said people were trapped inside the burning building.

Crews were called to the 2100 block of Norbeck Road sometime after 7 a.m. Spokesman Pete Piringer described the fire a “heavy.”

An elderly woman escaped the fire but told rescuers her children were still inside. Fire officials were able to determine the children were her doll collection.

Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the blaze. No additional injuries were reported.

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