Provided by City of Manassas
The City of Manassas Fire Marshal’s office has concluded their arson investigation with the apprehension of a suspect on May 29. On May 22, 2019 a fire was reported in the 9000 block of Quarry Street in the City of Manassas. The cause of the fire was investigated and determined to be arson. Tammy Burke, 53, of Manassas, has been charged with burning of an occupied dwelling and burning of personal property. Burke is being held at the Prince William County Adult Detention Center without bond. There were no injuries.
Today, the Fire Marshal’s office charged a 14-year-old juvenile for his involvement with a fire in the boys’ restroom at Metz Middle School in the City of Manassas. Other students observed the fire and immediately notified school staff who were able to extinguish the fire. There were no injuries and the juvenile has been released to the custody of parents.