Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Respond to Fire in Centreville Area

Units responded to a house fire Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at approximately 5:40 p.m., in the Centreville area of Fairfax County. The single family home is located at 6810 Farrahs Cavalry Road.

Upon arrival, firefighters encountered smoke and fire coming from the house. Firefighters conducted an aggressive fire attack and quickly extinguished the fire. There were no firefighter injuries reported. One civilian was evaluated on scene. A second civilian was transported for a medical issue not related to the fire.

Five people were in the home at the time of the fire. They were alerted to the fire by the home’s smoke alarms. Two adults have been displaced. Red Cross assistance is being provided. Damage is estimated at approximately $306,250.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.