Kitchen Fan Causes Burke Fire

Units responded to a house fire Friday, March 6, 2015, at approximately 4 p.m., in the Burke area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 5500 Tramore Court.

Firefighters encountered smoke coming from the first floor of the two-story home upon arrival. Firefighters conducted an aggressive fire attack and quickly brought the fire under control. The occupants were alerted by a sounding smoke alarm and escaped unharmed.  Three adults have been displaced. Red Cross is assisting the occupants. There were no injuries.

Damage is estimated $45,000.

According to fire investigators, the fire was accidental. A kitchen fan near the stove caused the fire.