Fire guts a three-story home in Germantown

GERMANTOWN - August 1, 2011

The fire broke out around 2:45 on Monday morning, in the unit block of East Wister Street.

When firefighters arrived they found six-foot flames spitting out of the dwelling's windows of the first and second floors.

The fire quickly spread to the third floor.

It took almost a half hour for crews to gain control of the blaze.

There are no reports of injuries.

Investigators are searching for the cause.

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