JULY 20, 2011
- Alexandria Fire Department responded to a two alarm fire in a garden apartment building in the 5700 block of Rayburn Avenue at 3:36 pm.
- Fire Units arrived on the scene and discovered a fire in the attic of the apartment building.
- A second alarm was struck to assist in fighting the fire.
- The fire was confined to the attic area with some damage to two apartments below.
- Fire Damage is estimated at $50,000.
- The fire in under investigation.
- No injuries were reported.
- The occupants of two apartments were relocated as a result of damage sustained to the building from the fire.
On July 20, 2011, at approximately 3:36 pm units from the Alexandria Fire Department, assisted by Arlington and Fairfax County fire departments responded to a report of an apartment fire in a garden apartment located in the 5700 block of Rayburn Avenue. Firefighters arriving on the scene discovered a fire in the attic space of the apartment building. A second alarm was requested to assist on scene fire crews who initiated an attack on the fire.. The fire was quickly extinguished; however fire crews remained on the scene for a period of time afterward doing overhaul.
The occupants of two apartments were relocated due to damage from the fire. Damage is estimated at $50,000.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
For more information, contact Robert Rodriguez, Chief Fire Marshal / Community Services Officer, Alexandria Fire Department, at 703.746.5217 or firstname.lastname@example.org