Brunswick, MD – Fire and emergency crews responded to a fire involving four townhouses at 1046 to 1042 Orndorff Court about 2:40 p.m. Monday, according to Mike Dmuchowski, spokesman for the Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Service.

By approximately 3:30 p.m. the two-alarm fire appeared to be under control and no injuries were reported, he said. Several cats and dogs were rescued.

Fire officials believe the cause of the fire was a propane tank explosion.