Vienna House Fire, Under Investigation


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 14-41
Date:  April 22, 2014

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire Monday, April 21, 2014, at approximately 3:15 p.m., in the Vienna area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 1712 Abbey Oak Drive.

Firefighters encountered heavy smoke and fire coming from the attic and roof of the two-story home upon arrival. A second alarm was struck due to the volume of fire, bringing approximately 60 emergency personnel to the scene. Firefighters conducted an aggressive fire attack and brought the fire under control in approximately 20 minutes. No one was home when the fire broke out. Four occupants have been displaced. Red Cross support was offered but declined by the occupants. One firefighter was transported to INOVA Fairfax Hospital for a non-life threatening injury.

Damage is estimated at $300,000.

According to fire investigators, 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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