A church caught fire in Chevy Chase, Maryland, on Monday afternoon, and D.C. firefighters assisting in the response were rescued after a roof collapse, a fire official said.
The fire damaged The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, on Western Avenue. Chopper4 footage shows smoke pouring out of the building.
Montgomery County and D.C. firefighters responded at about 12:25 p.m.
D.C. firefighters were trapped after a roof collapse but were rescued and are not injured, Montgomery County Division Chief Charles Bailey said live on News4. No firefighters or civilians were hurt, Bailey said.
Firefighters were evaluated for any injuries, fire department spokesman Peter Piringer said.
“Mayday was declared as result of interior collapse but all firefighters accounted for,” the D.C. fire department said on X.