OXON HILL, Md. (WJZ) — More than five dozen people were displaced following a three-alarm blaze in Prince George’s County Friday night.
The county’s fire department tweeted the flames broke out around 8:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of Alice Avenue near Oxon Hill. When firefighters got to the scene, they found heavy fire coming from the second floor of an apartment building.
WORKING 3–ALARM FIRE: Approx 8:30pm, #PGFD units were dispatched to 2100 blk of Alice Ave in Oxon Hill for a building fire w/report of people trapped. Upon arrival, crews found a 3-story garden-style apt bldg with heavy fire showing from the 2nd floor. (More) pic.twitter.com/s73fqD3J9p
— Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department (@PGFDNews) January 2, 2021
The fire department said the flames were out shortly before 11 p.m. No injuries were reported.
In total, 65 people were displaced, fire officials said.
Firefighters from parts of Virginia and Washington, D.C., also responded to the blaze. The cause of the fire is under investigation.