Outside Fire Burns Several Sheds


Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687
Duty PIO (Weekends/After-hours): 703-877-3702
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News Release 14-38
Date:  April 15, 2014

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue units responded to an outside fire Monday, April 14, 2014, at approximately 5:30 p.m., in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County. The fire was located in the vicinity of Mary Baldwin Drive and Kenyon Drive.

Firefighters encountered a brush fire spreading to several backyard storage sheds upon arrival. Flames were more than 10 feet in height and had engulfed three storage sheds, trees, and bushes. Despite the strong winds, firefighters conducted an aggressive fire attack and quickly brought the fire under control. The fire had spread to four backyards before it was extinguished. No one was displaced. There were no injuries.

Damage is estimated at $75,000.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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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