The fire was reported in the Georgia Avenue area, police said.
SILVER SPRING, Md. – Montgomery County crews closed Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring due to a fire at an auto repair shop Wednesday morning, officials from Montgomery County Fire and EMS said.
The fire was reported at a Meineke Discount muffler, which houses an auto repair shop, at 8220 Georgia Avenue near Silver Spring Avenue.
Southbound Georgia Avenue was closed between Silver Spring Avenue and Bonifant Street and Thayer Avenue.
At 6:45 a.m., crews reopened the Georgia Avenue area.
The fire was going through the roof of the building. According to authorities, firefighters managed to extinguish the fire.
Several firefighters were called to the scene to assess the damage and extinguish the flames.
Firefighters were on the scene to look for possible extensions or additional hot spots.
No injuries were reported, police said.
For the moment, the cause of the fire remains unknown.
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