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 at approximately 12:20 p.m., Saturday, June 7, 2008, in the Springfield area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 7209 Neuman Street.
Firefighters encountered smoke and fire coming from the front, rear, and sides of the home upon arrival. A second alarm was struck, bringing approximately 60 firefighters to the scene. The fire originated in a bedroom on the first floor. One adult male has been displaced. Red Cross was not needed. One firefighter was transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Damage is estimated at $75,000.
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.