Car Bursts into Flames in Chevy Chase Plaza

Reported by: Paris Lewbel
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 10/27/2013 3:53 pm
A car fire inside a parking garage in the Chevy Chase Plaza forced a high-rise building to be evacuated Friday morning.

The building fire alarm sounded, prompting an early morning evacuation of the mixed residential/commercial building in the 800 block of Euclid Avenue. The building has many residential apartments.

According to fire officials, the car was occupied when it burst into flames. The victim was able to get out of the car, and was later transported to an area hospital.

There was heavy smoke in the building's hallways and stairwells, fire officials say. The Lexington Fire Department was in the process of ventilating the building.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Share
Most Popular
'Pay What You Can' Restaurant; First of Its Kind In Kentucky
Looks like a new restaurant is coming to Danville. And everybody will be able to eat there, regardless of what's in their pocketbooks. It's called, Grace Cafe; a 'pay what you can' restaurant, and it will be the first of its kind in Kentucky. Video Video
UPDATE: Domino's Worker In Critical Condition After Attempted Robbery
A woman is in critical condition after police say she was shot during an attempted robbery at a Domino’s Pizza. Video Video
Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Arrest In Wolfe County
A traffic stop in Wolf county led to the arrest of a 66-year-old man who troopers said had four pounds of marijuana in his car.
Severe respiratory illness confirmed in 12 states
Health officials say 12 states now have respiratory illnesses caused by an uncommon virus — enterovirus 68.
Clerk Shot During An Apparent Robbery In Danville
Police in Danville said a worker at a Domino's Pizza was shot Monday night in what appears to be an attempted robbery. Video Video
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
   

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.