Prince William News
Tue., Feb. 19 - 60-displaced-by-fire-in-manassas
60 displaced by fire in Manassas
© Gainesville TimesOn Monday, February 18 at 10:57 p.m. Prince William County Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to a reported fire in a third floor apartment located in 11211 Lady Jane Loop in Manassas.
Apartments 11211 and 11221 Lady Jane Loop were affected by the fire. The three story apartment buildings are comprised of 12 units each/24 units total between the two buildings. Of the 24 units, 20 were leased at the time of the fire displacing approximately 60 residents. Bozzuto Property Management and Red Cross assisted with relocation of displaced residents to a local hotel.
Building Official’s Office has declared both buildings unsafe and is posted as such. One resident was transported to a local medical facility. Two firefighters were transported to a local hospital for observation following rehab and two firefighters sustained minor injuries.
Preliminary damage estimate is $500,000.00. Fire Marshals are in the preliminary stage of investigation in which the fire appears to have originated on the third floor and spread to the attic. Investigation into the cause of fire is ongoing by fire investigators from the Fire Marshal’s Office assisted by Safety personnel.
County Police assisted with traffic and crowd control.