‘Felt like we were bombed.' Fire and then explosion rocks Maryland apartment complex

National An explosion rocked an apartment complex in Maryland on Wednesday, Nov. 16, causing a partial building collapse, heavy fire conditions and...

November 16, 2022
5:24 PM

National An explosion rocked an apartment complex in Maryland on Wednesday, Nov. 16, causing a partial building collapse, heavy fire conditions and multiple injuries, officials said. Firefighters were dispatched to a two-story apartment building in Gaithersburg, located about 25 miles north of Washington, D.C.,, around 8:40 am following reports of a blast, a spokesman for the Montgomery County Fire Department said on Twitter. Upon arrival, firefighters witnessed 'heavy fire conditions,' spokesman Pete Piringer said.

Brendan Rascius