Apartment building collapses in Manassas

Apartment building collapse in Manassas (ABC7 photo)

MANASSAS, Va. —

Two apartment buildings were evacuated Sunday morning after a partial roof collapsed on the 10900 block of Coverstone Drive, in Manassas, according to Matt Smolsky, Assistant Fire Chief for Prince William County Fire Department.

Sixty-seven people were evacuated from two apartment buildings after a partial roof collapsed in one of the buildings, according to Matt Smolsky, Assistant Fire Chief for Prince William County Fire Department. The second building was evacuated for a “potential” roof collapse.

Snow was believed to be the cause of the roof collapse, according to Smolsky, but officials were investigating.

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