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MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md. (CBSDC/AP) — A four-year-old boy was killed and several others were injured in a fire at an apartment complex in Montgomery County, authorities say.
Firefighters were called to Cider Mill Apartments in the 18200 block of Lost Knife Circle in Montgomery Village just after 4 p.m. Wednesday. The two-alarm blaze engulfed a garden-style apartment.
Authorities say one person was trapped on a third-floor balcony and had to be rescued by firefighters who used a ladder to reach him. He was transported to a local specialty center with life-threatening injuries.
A second man was transported to a local specialty center with unknown injuries. Two children were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.