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 Monday, March 24, 2008, at approximately 10:10 p.m., in the Springfield area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 7400 Arundel Place.
Firefighters saw heavy fire and smoke coming from all sides and roof of the two-story home upon their arrival. The heavy fire quickly spread throughout the structure, totally engulfing the home in flames. It took firefighters approximately 35 minutes to bring the fire under control. No one was home when the fire started. Two occupants have been displaced. There were no injuries.
Damage is estimated at $600,000. The home is a complete loss.
According to fire investigators, the fire is under investigation.
For more information, call Daniel L. Schmidt or Lieutenant Raúl 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.