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No injuries in fire incident at Albemarle County Office Building

albemarle countyAt 10:14 this morning, an Albemarle County employee called 911 to report observing flames coming from a rooftop HVAC unit at the Albemarle County Office Building at 401 McIntire Road.

Charlottesville Fire Department arrived on-scene within one minute of dispatch and extinguished the fire quickly. No injuries were reported and the building was successfully evacuated. The building was cleared for re-occupancy at 10:44 am. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Albemarle County Fire Marshall Office.

It is not anticipated that the fire will have an impact on today’s scheduled Board of Supervisors meeting.

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