Crews fight fire at Albemarle Co. apartment

Crews fight fire at Albemarle Co. apartment
Crews on the scene of a fire at Mallside Forest Court in Albemarle County (Source: WVIR)

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Emergency crews spent hours at the scene of a fire at Mallside Forest Court apartments in Albemarle County.

First responders were called out to the scene around 12:35 p.m. Thursday, March 12.

According to Albemarle County Fire Rescue, all of the occupants got out safely, but one firefighter sustained minor injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

03/12/2020 Updated Release from Albemarle County Fire Rescue:

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, VA - At approximately 12:40 pm, Albemarle County Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire on Mallside Forest Court. Upon arrival, the building was involved with smoke and flames. All of the occupants evacuated safely. One firefighter sustained minor injuries.

The cause of the fire will be subject to an investigation by the Albemarle County Office of the Fire Marshal. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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