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 09-67
Date: September 8, 2009
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a structure fire, Monday, September 7, 2009, at approximately 8:25 a.m. in the Burke area of Fairfax County. The structure, the Burke Shire Commons Association office and clubhouse, is located at 5812 Chase Commons Court.
Firefighters encountered heavy smoke coming from the roof of the clubhouse of the two-story building upon arrival. Firefighters brought the fire under control in approximately 10 minutes. The fire was contained to a small room attached to the office and community center. There was extensive smoke damage throughout the building. No one was present when the fire broke out. There were no injuries.
Damage is estimated at $80,000.
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.