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MCFRS News Release

For Immediate Release:
January 10, 2014

Release ID: 14-04
Contact: Scott Graham, Public Information Office
(240) 876-1260 Phone
(240) 777-2442 Media Line
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Fatal Apartment Fire - Update

Montgomery County, MD - -  The victim in yesterday’s fatal fire has been identified as four-year-old Lancelot Quarshie of the 18200 block of Lost Knife Circle in Montgomery Village, Maryland.  Investigators have determined the origin of the fire to be in the area of the kitchen and the cause is classified as undetermined while further investigation is conducted.

Firefighters will be in the area of the Cider Mill Apartment complex, in the 18200 – 18400 block of Lost Knife Circle in Montgomery Village, each afternoon this week distributing information to residents about fire safety and offering to check smoke alarms. This program is part of the Fire Chief’s “Safety in Our Neighborhood” community outreach educational campaign conducted by firefighters throughout the County each Saturday. Any resident that would like more information about the program or to have their smoke alarms checked should call 311 to schedule a visit by firefighters.




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