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 9:10 p.m., Wednesday, November 19, 2008, in the Herndon area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 12923 Lyme Bay Drive.
Firefighters encountered fire and smoke visible from the second floor front windows of the two-story home upon arrival. Three occupants were at home when the fire started and escaped unharmed. Firefighters brought the fire under control in approximately 10 minutes. Three residents were displaced. There were no injuries.
Damage is estimated at $150,000.
According to fire investigators, the fire was accidental. An electrical anomaly caused the fire.
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.