Fire closes portion of road in Silver Spring

Authorities closed a section of University Boulevard near Dennis Avenue on Wednesday morning as firefighters investigate a fire at a school and Masonic lodge.

Two eastbound lanes on University Boulevard are closed while fire officials investigative a blaze at National Children’s Center, a school for people with developmental disabilities. A Masonic lodge also shares the University Avenue building.

Authorities said a fire alarm went off around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. Montgomery County police and fire officials shut down all lanes at the intersection early Wednesday but later opened most of the roadway to traffic.


Victoria St. Martin covers breaking news and Prince William County for The Post's Local desk.
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Victoria St. Martin · June 25, 2014