MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Flames shot high into the air at midday Saturday near Mountaineer Field as fire destroyed the leasing office of the Chateau Royale Apartments.
The were no injuries reported but the fire gutted the building, which located close to Valley View Road not far from Milan Puskar Stadium. The apartments there house mostly WVU students.
Firefighters from Star City, Morgantown, Granville, Cassville and Cool Springs were on the scene. A large ladder truck was used for an aerial attack.
An investigation into what started the blaze is underway.