Accidental Burke House Fire

Units responded to a house fire Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at approximately 10:35 p.m., in the Burke area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 9520 Debra Spradlin Court.

Firefighters encountered smoke coming from the two-story home upon arrival. Firefighters conducted an aggressive fire attack and quickly extinguished the fire. Smoke alarms sounded; however, the occupants discovered the fire prior to the alarms activating. Two adults have been displaced. Red Cross support was offered but declined by the occupants. There were no injuries.

Damage is estimated $8,000.

According to fire investigators, the fire was accidental. An unidentified event within a surge protector caused the fire.