Attic Fan Causes Herndon House Fire

Units responded to a house fire, Saturday, June 13, 2015, at approximately 7:30 a.m., in the Herndon area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 3021 Jeannie Anna Court.

Firefighters encountered smoke and fire coming from the attic of the two-story home upon arrival. Firefighters conducted an aggressive fire attack and quickly extinguished the fire. The occupants smelled smoke and escaped unharmed. Smoke alarms did not activate within the home. Two occupants have been displaced. Red Cross support was offered but declined by the occupants. There were no injuries.

Damage is estimated at $17,000.

According to fire investigators, the fire was accidental. An overheated attic fan caused the fire.