Accidental Franconia Garden Apartment Fire

Units responded to a garden apartment fire Sunday, June 28, 2015, at approximately 12:15 p.m., in the Franconia area of Fairfax County. The garden apartment is located at 6023 Curtier Drive.

Firefighters encountered smoke and fire coming from the three-story apartment upon arrival. Firefighters conducted an aggressive fire attack and quickly brought the fire under control. No one was home when the fire broke out. Smoke alarms activated after the fire started. Four occupants have been displaced; however, declined Red Cross support. There were no injuries.

Damage is estimated at $93,750. 

According to fire investigators, the fire was accidental. An electrical event within the washing machine caused the fire.