Two Alarm Fire Forces Evacuation of Residents.
For immediate release: August 27, 2013
block of South Van Dorn Street
August 27 at 3:38 pm the Alexandria Fire Department, assisted by Arlington and
Fairfax County Fire Departments responded to a garden apartment building in the
300 block of South Van Dorn Street for a two alarm apartment fire.
First arriving firefighters found fire coming from a fourth floor apartment at
the front of the building. A second alarm was requested to assist in
fighting the fire. Firefighters brought
the fire under control shortly after 4pm..
All residents of the apartment
building successfully evacuated the building.
There were no reported injuries.
The cause of the fire remains
under investigation. Damage estimates
were not made available at this time.
The occupants of at least one apartment were displaced by the fire.
information, contact Robert B. Rodriguez, Chief Fire Marshal / Community
Services Officer / Alexandria Fire Department, at 703.746.5217 or Robert.Rodriguez@alexandriava.gov