A fire broke out in the Waterford Village Apartments on Reservoir Street around 12:20 p.m. Thursday. It has since been contained, according to a tweet from the Harrisonburg Fire Department.
The working fire incident on Resevoir Street has now been marked as under control. Please use caution and try to avoid this intersection as cleanup is underway.— Harrisonburg Fire (@HFDVA) May 2, 2019
“The working fire incident on Reservoir (sic) Street has now been marked as under control. Please use caution and try to avoid this intersection as cleanup is underway.”
Everyone was evacuated from the apartments around 1 p.m. with no apparent injuries, but two were sent to the hospital. Sgt. Ron Howard of the Harrisonburg Police Department said reasons are unknown but could’ve been because of smoke inhalation.
Reservoir Street is temporarily closed. The fire has been put out but the Harrisonburg Fire Department, police and rescue units are still on the scene, according to a tweet made by HPD.
The fire on Reservoir St. is out, but fire, rescue and police are units are still on scene. Reservoir Street is still closed from MLK to Walmart. Motorists still advised to avoid this area to include the MLK-Reservoir St. intersection.— Harrisonburg Police Department (@HarrisonburgPD) May 2, 2019
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