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Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department

News Release 11-015
Date: February 22, 2011

Lorton Playground Fire

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a playground fire, Saturday, February 19, 2011, at approximately 3:10 a.m., in the Lorton area of Fairfax County. The playground is located in the 6800 block of Newington Road, in the Levelle Dupelle Community Park.

Firefighters encountered playground equipment fully involved in fire upon arrival. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. The fire originated on the composite flooring on the playground. There were no injuries.

The playground equipment was a total loss, valued at approximately $15,000.

According to investigators, the fire was intentionally set and 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.
Duty PIO (Weekends/After-hours): 703-877-3702
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Last Modified: Monday, August 29, 2011

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