Fire Damages Two School Buses


Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
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Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687
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News Release 13-136
Date:  December 18, 2013

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a school bus fire Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at approximately 12:30 a.m., at a school storage bus lot near Westfield High School. The fire occurred at 4700 Stonecroft Boulevard in the Chantilly area of Fairfax County.

Firefighters encountered a fully involved school bus on fire upon arrival. Firefighters conducted an aggressive fire attack and brought the fire under control in approximately 20 minutes. A second nearby school bus was also heavily damaged. There were no injuries.

Damage is estimated at $160,000.

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.
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