‘Human error’ possible in Friendly Garden Apts. explosion

Written by Colleen Kelleher

Investigators Friday morning are back at the scene of an explosion at the Friendly Garden Apartments in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Ahead of a 9 a.m. news conference, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said “human error” may have contributed to the fire that destroyed the building.

“We have reasons to believe that there may have been a human error of sorts there. There were workers working on site, at least one worker on site, and they’re talking to that person about what they were doing and what happened,” Elrich said…

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