Montgomery County firefighters responded to an apartment in Germantown on New Year’s Day to deal with a small kitchen fire.
Shortly after 1:00 pm firefighters were to 19272 Circle Gate Drive. According to MCFRS spokesman Pete Piringer, upon arriving at the scene firefighters reported light smoke showing from the third floor of the apartment complex.
The fire, which was quickly extinguished was the result of burning food on the stove. No injuries and minimal damage were reported. Units from Kingsview Station 722; 729 Germantown Station; and 734 Milestone Station responded.