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Fire at thrift store in Rockville area being investigated as arson

Fire happened early Sunday morning

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Photo from Pete Piringer via Twitter

A fire at a thrift store in the Rockville area is being investigated as an arson, according to a Montgomery County Fire & Rescue official.

Firefighters got a call for a fire at Unique Thrift Store on Veirs Mill Road around 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Fire & Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer posted on Twitter.

Debris, including mattresses, was on fire, but there were no injuries, according to Battalion Chief Steve Mann.

In another post, Piringer wrote that officials were investigating the fire as an arson. They are asking anyone with information to call the arson tip line at 240-777-2263.

Dan Schere can be reached at daniel.schere@bethesdamagazine.com