The Martin Agency evacuated after fire in parking garage


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Fire Department said they found several vehicles on fire in a parking garage downtown Monday morning.

Officals said heavy smoke is present on several floors of the parking garage at 100 Virginia Street. Richmond Fire crews said in a tweet, that at this time the fire is isolated to the vehicles.

The nearby Martin Agency was evacuated as a safety precaution. The Richmond Fire Battalion Chief told 8News that three cars were involved including the initial 4-door sedan.

The sedan is totaled from the fire damage. The other two vehicles sustained heavy damage.

Shortly before noon, fire crews marked the fire under control. No injuries or fatalities were reported. There is no word yet on what caused the fire.

Stay with 8News for updates.

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