Saturday, February 09, 2019

Fire at The Westmoreland Building in Rock Spring area of Bethesda

UPDATE 8:57 AM: The fire has been extinguished, according to MCFRS spokesperson Pete Piringer. It appears so far to have been limited to the roof area, Piringer said. Over 60 firefighters are on-scene.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services personnel are responding to a fire at The Westmoreland Building at 6430 Rockledge Drive in Bethesda. Heavy smoke is rising from the roof of the office building, according to firefighter radio transmissions. The fire was reported shortly before 8:30 AM this morning.