Reston House Fire, Occupant Charged


Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687
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News Release 13-90
Date:  September 02, 2013

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire, Monday, September 2, 2013, at approximately 5 a.m. in the Reston area of Fairfax County. The single family home is located at 12371 Lima Lane.

Firefighters encountered a small fire in the basement of the ranch style home upon arrival and quickly extinguished the fire. Two occupants escaped the home after smelling smoke. A smoke alarm activated shortly after the occupants smelled smoke. An adult male was treated at the scene, but not transported.

Fire investigators charged, Richard Yergovich, 35, of same address, with Virginia Fire Code 18.2-77, burning or destroying a dwelling or house, and 18.2-81, burning personal property of more than $200. Both are Class 4 felonies. Yergovich is being held in the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.

The occupants were permitted to reoccupy their home.


For more information, call Daniel L. Schmidt or Captain I William Moreland, 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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