Reston Townhouse Fire Injures Two

Units responded to a townhouse fire Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at approximately 6:30 a.m., in the Reston area of Fairfax County. The townhouse is located at 12107 Purple Sage Court.

Firefighters encountered smoke coming from the first floor of the two-story, middle townhouse upon arrival. Firefighters conducted an aggressive fire attack and quickly extinguished the fire. An adult male and an adult female were rescued and then transported to the Washington Hospital Burn Center for life-threatening injuries. Smoke alarms in the home sounded. Two dogs and two cats perished in the fire.

Damage is estimated at $25,000.

According to fire investigators, the fire originated on the first floor and is under investigation.