Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687
Duty PIO (Weekends/After-hours): 703-280-0694
Media Information Line: 703-324-3000
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire, Friday, March 7, 2008, at approximately 2:50 a.m., in the McLean area of Fairfax County. The single-family house is located at 1613 Maddux Lane.
Firefighters encountered heavy fire in the basement and first floor, and smoke throughout the twoľstory home upon arrival. An additional alarm was requested bringing over 60 emergency personnel to the scene. As firefighters were attempting to extinguish the fire, a section of the first floor collapsed. Firefighters brought the fire under control in approximately two hours. The house was vacant and under renovation at the time of the fire. There were no reported injuries.
The home was destroyed. Loss is estimated at $995,000.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
For more information, call Daniel L. Schmidt or Lieutenant Ra˙l G. Castillo, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, 703-246-3801 and TTY: 711. Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request.