Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
News Release 10-43
Date: April 1, 2010
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department fire investigators charged Erika Arilene Garcia-Cruz, 31, of 2122 Mager Drive, Herndon, Virginia, for setting a fire on Tuesday, March 29, 2010.
Garcia-Cruz was charged with burning or destroying personal property (Virginia Code 18.2-77), burn in any manner or damage any place of assembly, building, or other structure (Virginia Code 18.2-83).
The charges stem from a fire on March 29, 2010 at 1247 Elden Street, an apartment complex in the Herndon area of Fairfax County. She set fire to a floor mat that caused minor damage to an apartment door. There were no injuries.
Damage is estimated at $200.
For more information, call Daniel L. Schmidt or Captain I Randal Bittinger,
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, 703-246-3801 and TTY: 711.
Duty PIO (Weekends/After-hours): 703-877-3702
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.
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