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Family, including child and cat, displaced after Montgomery County house fire
A family is displaced from their home Tuesday after a fire tore through a house in Wheaton-Glenmont (Montgomery County Fire & EMS)

A family is displaced from their home Tuesday after a fire tore through a house in Wheaton-Glenmont, Montgomery County Fire & EMS said.

The incident took place at a home on Saw Mill Court. Investigators said the cause was an electrical malfunction from a heated cat house on the back deck. The fire then spread to attic, causing damage in the $300,000 range.

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Two adults, one child and one cat were displaced, but nobody was hurt, fire crews said.

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