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Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department

News Release 11-020
Date: March 3, 2011

Juvenile Charged In Setting Fire

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department fire investigators charged a juvenile, Wednesday, March 2, 2011, with intentionally setting a fire. The 17 year-old male was charged with setting fire to woods, grass, straw, or things capable of spreading fire on land (Virginia Code 18.2-86). 

The charges are in connection to a fire on February 20, 2011, within Difficult Run Stream Valley Park. The fire burned approximately 8,000 square feet of parkland. An adult male and juvenile received non-life threatening injuries while fighting the fire.

There was no property loss. 

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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services and activities. Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request.
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Fairfax, VA 22030


Last Modified: Wednesday, August 17, 2011

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