George C. Marshall High School Fire

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department

News Release 13-56
Date:  May 20, 2013

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a building fire, Saturday, May 18, 2013, at approximately 10:25 a.m., in the Dunn Loring area of Fairfax County. The building, George C. Marshall High School is located at 7731 Leesburg Pike. Firefighters reported smoke coming from the school upon arrival. Firefighters conducted an aggressive fire attack and brought the fire under control in approximately 10 minutes.

Five individuals working in the school were treated at the scene, not transported. Fire alarms activated, however, sprinklers did not activate because it was a flash fire only. According to fire investigators the cause is undetermined.

Damage is estimated at $20,000.00

School will open Monday on schedule.

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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