Accidental Herndon Restaurant Fire

Units responded to a commercial building fire Saturday, May 23, 2015, at approximately 9:40 p.m., in the Herndon area of Fairfax County. The commercial building, Sizzling Express Deli, is located at 13861 Sunrise Valley Drive.

Firefighters encountered smoke and fire coming from the first floor of the four-story building upon arrival. Firefighters conducted an aggressive fire attack and quickly extinguished the fire. There was no one in the restaurant when the fire broke out. The alarm company called 911 after a smoke alarm activated. There were no injuries.

Damage is estimated at $50,000.

According to fire investigators, the fire was accidental. An unattended pan on a hot stove caused the fire.