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 Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire Saturday, April 26, 2008, at approximately 4:25 a.m, in the Great Falls area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 631 Walker Road.
Firefighters encountered heavy fire in the rear of the two-story home upon their arrival. The fire started near the covered porch in the rear of the home with fire extension into most of the home. An additional alarm was requested, bringing over 60 emergency personnel to the fire scene. Firefighters extinguished the fire in approximately 30 minutes. Four adults have been displaced. Two firefighters were transported to Reston Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Red Cross assistance was not needed by the family.
Damage was estimated at $200,000.
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.