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 09-79
Date: November 6, 2009
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire, Wednesday, November 4, 2009, at approximately 10:20 a.m. in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 3506 Groveton Street.
Firefighters encountered smoke and fire coming from the front of the ranch-style home upon arrival. Firefighters quickly located and extinguished the fire in the master bedroom, adjacent bedrooms, and to the exterior of the structure. No one was home when the fire broke out. Two adults have been displaced. Red Cross was not necessary. Smoke alarms were present and activated by the fire.
Damage is estimated at $200,000.
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.