Dozens displaced, several injured after lightning strike sparks Germantown apartment building blaze: officials
GERMANTOWN, Md. - Montgomery County fire and rescue officials say a lightning strike sparked a two-alarm fire at a three-story apartment building in Germantown on Tuesday - displacing dozens, and injuring "several" people.
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Officials have not indicated how severe the injuries are.
Crews responded to the scene at Millhaven Place shortly after 5 p.m.
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They have not indicated whether anyone was injured, but the building sustained a partial collapse, according to a spokesperson.
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All lanes on Great Seneca Highway between Mateny Road and Cottage Garden Drive are shut down while firefighters work to extinguish hot spots.