Clifton House Fire Under Investigation

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department

News Release 11-88
Date:  November 14, 2011 

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire Thursday, November 10, 2011, at approximately 11:05 p.m., in the Clifton area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located 12660 Braddock Farms Court.

Firefighters encountered heavy smoke coming from the front of the two-story home upon arrival. Firefighters found fire in the basement and quickly extinguished the fire upon entering the home from the rear walk-out basement access. Fire extension was limited to the basement only. Smoke alarms provided early warning for the occupants. Three adults have been displaced. Red Cross assistance was declined. There were no injuries.

Damage is estimated at $80,000.

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.
Duty PIO (Weekends/After-hours): 703-877-3702
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