Accidental Vienna House Fire
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
News Release 11-102
Date: December 15, 2011
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire, Wednesday, December 14, 2011, at approximately 4:10 p.m., in the Vienna area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 2215 Loch Lomond Drive.
Firefighters saw heavy smoke coming from all sides of the two-story home upon arrival. One of the occupants in the home had reported the fire in an upstairs bedroom. Firefighters conducted an aggressive interior fire attack and quickly extinguished the fire. There were no working smoke alarms in the home. Four adults have been displaced. One occupant was transported for a non-life threatening injury to INOVA Fairfax Hospital. Red Cross support for the occupants was not necessary.
Damage is estimated at $75,000.
According to fire investigators, the fire was accidental. An electrical anomaly within the primary electrical service caused the fire.
For more information, call Daniel L. Schmidt or Captain I Willie F. Bailey, 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.