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
News Release 09-14
Date: February 17, 2009
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire at approximately 6 p.m., Sunday, February 15, 2009, in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County. The home is located at 7100 Oakland Avenue.
Firefighters encountered fire to an attached carport, extending to the second floor and attic of the two-story, single-family home upon arrival. Firefighters brought the fire under control in approximately 30 minutes. The fire originated on the attached carport and extended into the home. There were no injuries. Fourteen residents have been displaced, nine adults and five juveniles.
Damage is estimated at $150,000.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
For more information, call Daniel L. Schmidt or Captain I Randal Bittinger, 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.