Arson caused fire in Clarksburg townhouse

Arson suspected in townhouse fire

CLARKSBURG, MD (WUSA9) - Montgomery County arson investigators are trying to figure out who might want a young couple and baby dead after a fire early Monday that targeted the family’s townhome.

The couple and their child were not home when the fire was reported at about 5:30 AM on Labor Day.   The attacker or attackers left threatening graffiti on the family’s driveway.

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Another young family in a neighboring townhome were forced to evacuate their home as well.

The fire happened in the 22600 block of Majestic Elm Court in Clarksburg, Md.

At least $75,000 in damage was done to the two units.

“They are really good people, I don’t know why anyone would be after them,” said Linda Guzman who lives nearby.

Montgomery County fire investigators are asking anyone with information to call their arson tipline at (240) 777-2263.


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