GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WUSA9) -- Two people were transported to the hospital after a large fire at a Maryland home on Thursday, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue officials said.

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The large fire in the single-family home on Warfield Road may have started in the garage, fire and rescue officials reported.

Neighbors helped the two people in the home, one of whom was in a wheelchair, and their pets escape.

The adult female resident of the house was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation, and the male resident was taken in for observation, officials reported.

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