2-Alarm Rung During Manassas Blaze
– October 23, 2013 10:03 am
MANASSAS, Va. – Fire and rescue crews sounded a second alarm this morning after a house on Tattersall Drive off Prince William Parkway caught fire and the blazed appeared as if it was going to spread to another house.
More in an unedited press release:
On Wednesday, October 23rd at approximately 2:00 a.m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a reported fire in the 10600 block of Tattersall Drive in Manassas.
First-arriving units located a fire moving from the rear of the home into the roof. A second-alarm was sounded when an adjacent home was being damaged from the fire and showed signs it may also ignite. Firefighters confirmed the occupants were evacuated and moved to a defensive operation.
No injuries were reported.
Red Cross was called to the scene to assist a displaced family of three; residents of the home where the fire originated.
The preliminary damage estimate is $330,000.00.
A Building Inspector was requested as well as Building and Grounds to re-secure part of a home that was exposed by the fire.
The fire is currently under investigation by the Fire Marshal’s Office.
One of the fire crews called to the scene, Manassas Volunteer Fire Company, posted a photo of the blaze on their Facebook page.