Photos: College Park apartment fire

WASHINGTON — A huge five-alarm fire that drew hundreds of firefighters to a construction site in College Park Monday, April 24, prompted the largest fire response in the history of Prince George’s County. See photos and video of the fire that caused an estimated $39 million in damage.

Fire crews remained on the scene Tuesday morning after the 5-alarm College Park fire Monday, April 24, 2017. (Courtesy Pete Piringer)
Fire crews remained on the scene Tuesday morning after the 5-alarm College Park fire Monday, April 24, 2017. (Courtesy Pete Piringer)

(Courtesy Pete Piringer)
Even after officials gained control of the fire, crews remained on scene through Monday evening because of the hot spots. (Courtesy Mark Brady)
Even after officials gained control of the fire, crews remained on scene through Monday evening because of the hot spots. (Courtesy Mark Brady)

The photo shows the fire visible from the 6th floor extending to the 7th floor and the roof. (Courtesy Mark Brady)
The photo shows the fire visible from the 6th floor extending to the 7th floor and the roof. (Courtesy Mark Brady)

Firefighters battle a blaze in College Park, on Monday, April 24, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Firefighters battle a blaze in College Park, on Monday, April 24, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)

Firefighters battle a blaze in College Park, on Monday, April 24, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Firefighters rush to the scene of the blaze in College Park, on Monday, April 24, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)

Firefighters battle a blaze in College Park, on Monday, April 24, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The blaze at College Park on Monday, April 24, fills the air with dense smoke. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)

(WTOP/Dave Dildine)
(WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Firefighters battle a five-alarm fire in College Park April 25. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Firefighters continue to battle a five-alarm fire in College Park. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)

Crews of D.C. Fire and EMS engines 21 and 23 after operating over four hours at the five-arm fire in College Park, Maryland. (Courtesy D.C. Fire & EMS)
Crews of D.C. Fire and EMS engines 21 and 23 after operating over four hours at the five-arm fire in College Park, Maryland. (Courtesy D.C. Fire & EMS)

Firefighters defend against a blaze on Berwyn Heights Road in College Park. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Firefighters defend against a blaze on Berwyn Heights Road in College Park. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)

The building fire in College Park has become a five-alarm blaze. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The building fire in College Park has become a five-alarm blaze. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)

FILE -- Firefighters battle a blaze in College Park, on Monday, April 24, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine, File)
Firefighters battle a blaze in College Park, on Monday, April 24, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)

Officials said the fire appears to have begun on the fifth floor of the six-story building and spread to the roof. (Courtesy Mark Brady)
Officials said the fire appears to have begun on the fifth floor of the six-story building and spread to the roof. (Courtesy Mark Brady)

Firefighters were called to the apartment building at 4700 Berwyn House Rd. for a 3-alarm fire. (Courtesy Mark Brady)
Firefighters were called to the apartment building at 4700 Berwyn House Rd. for a 3-alarm fire. (Courtesy Mark Brady)

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Fire crews remained on the scene Tuesday morning after the 5-alarm College Park fire Monday, April 24, 2017. (Courtesy Pete Piringer)
Even after officials gained control of the fire, crews remained on scene through Monday evening because of the hot spots. (Courtesy Mark Brady)
The photo shows the fire visible from the 6th floor extending to the 7th floor and the roof. (Courtesy Mark Brady)
Firefighters battle a blaze in College Park, on Monday, April 24, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Firefighters battle a blaze in College Park, on Monday, April 24, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Firefighters battle a blaze in College Park, on Monday, April 24, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Firefighters battle a five-alarm fire in College Park April 25. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Crews of D.C. Fire and EMS engines 21 and 23 after operating over four hours at the five-arm fire in College Park, Maryland. (Courtesy D.C. Fire & EMS)
Firefighters defend against a blaze on Berwyn Heights Road in College Park. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The building fire in College Park has become a five-alarm blaze. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
FILE -- Firefighters battle a blaze in College Park, on Monday, April 24, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine, File)
Officials said the fire appears to have begun on the fifth floor of the six-story building and spread to the roof. (Courtesy Mark Brady)
Firefighters were called to the apartment building at 4700 Berwyn House Rd. for a 3-alarm fire. (Courtesy Mark Brady)

 


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