Video: Two-Alarm Fire Destroys USDA Building in Maryland

BELTSVILLE, Md. (NBC Washington) – Fire crews remain on the scene of a two-alarm fire at the U.S. Department of Agriculture facility in Beltsville, Maryland, where a building burned to the ground Tuesday.

Units were called for the report of smoke in the area. When crews arrived, they found heavy fire along the side of and inside a building that housed a garage. Vehicles inside the building were on fire, said a Prince George’s County Fire spokesman.

Most of the fire was out by about 11 a.m.

During the height of the incident, Chopper4 video showed heavy smoke and fire streaming from a building.

“Fire units report heavy volume of fire; setting up ladder pipe [operations],” the Prince George’s County Fire Department posted on Twitter about 10 a.m. Tuesday.

There’s no word on any possible injuries.

Prince George’s fire investigators and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms are on the scene.




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