SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- A firefighter is injured and residents are displaced after a fire damaged a building in the Leisure World living complex, according to Montgomery County fire officials.
When firefighters arrived, they encountered heavy smoke and called for additional units due to fire on all three floors of the building, officials said.
Officials said about 12 apartments were damaged, affecting about 20 people.
They also said one firefighter suffered minor injuries when part of a ceiling collapsed on him.
Several animals were also rescued and one cat is missing, according to officials.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.
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