Two-alarm fire causes $1.2M in damages

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Two-alarm fire causes $1.2M in damages
216 S. Fairfax St. (Photo/Nicole Seifert)
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By Leslie Golden | lgolden@alextimes.com

The home at 216 S. Fairfax St. is condemned due to damage following a fire that occurred on March 15 according to a news release. In addition to the Alexandria Fire Department, first responders from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and Arlington, Fairfax and Prince George’s counties responded to the incident. No civilians were injured while three firefighters sustained non-life threatening injuries responding to the fire. The fire caused approximately $1.2 million in damages while property value saved is estimated at $607,469. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The AFD encourages residents to have working alarms in their homes and to change replaceable batteries as needed. You can arrange a smoke alarm installation for your single-family home at survey.alexandriava.gov/s3/SmokeDetectorRequest

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