Franconia Garden Apartment Fire

Units responded to an apartment fire Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at approximately 1:40 p.m. in the Franconia area of Fairfax County. The apartment is located at 5935 Terrapin Place.

Units encountered fire coming from the balcony of the third floor apartment of a four-story complex. Firefighters conducted an aggressive fire attack and contained the fire to the balcony.

The apartment was occupied at the time of the fire. The occupants were alerted by neighbors. Two adults and one child were displaced due to the fire. Red Cross support was offered but declined. There were no injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation and a damage estimate has not yet been determined.