Fire Rescue Responds to Deck Fire at Germantown High Rise
Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service units were called the to new Alta Liberty Mill Apartments at 19520 Waters Road in Germantown at about 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 18, for reports of a fire on the fourth-floor deck of an apartment.
The fire was on the fourth-floor deck of a south-facing apartment on Vaughn Lane. Firefighters quickly gain access to the building extinguished the small, outside fire. No injuries were reported, and the building was not evacuated, however, the fire sprinkler in the apartment and the building’s fire alarms alerted residents — many of which self-evacuated.