Officials: Cause of basement fire under investigation, severe hoarding conditions present
MONTGOMERY CO., Md. (ABC7) —
Montgomery Co. Fire responded to a house fire on Sunday morning at 10004 Greenock Road.
The fire began in the basement, but the cause is still being investigated.
Fire crews dealt with severe hoarding in and around the house, officials say.
The occupant of the home arrived while firefighters were on the scene.
The home is unsafe to occupy, and the fire caused $100,000 in damage, officials say.
According to officials there were no smoke alarms or sprinklers in the home.