GAITHERSBURG, Md. - A man was found dead following a fire on a deck at a townhouse in Gaithersburg.
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer said firefighters received a call for the report of a deck on fire at a home on Windjammer Way just after 10 p.m. Wednesday.
Emergency crews were able to rescue several residents who only suffered minor injuries.
Piringer said that the body of a man was located in the debris about two hours after firefighters arrived on scene. the man is believed to have lived in the home.
The fire was so intense that a partial collapse of the structure was reported.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.