On Tuesday, August 7, at approximately 2:38 a.m., units were dispatched for a reported house fire in the 13100 block of Rover Glen Court in the Sully District of Fairfax County.
Units arrived on scene and reported smoke showing from the front door of a two-story, single family home. Crews located a fire on the first floor and quickly brought the fire under control. There were no firefighter or civilian injuries reported.
No occupants were home at the time of the fire. The fire was discovered by a neighbor who called 9-1-1. Smoke alarms were present but it is unknown if they sounded.
Fire Investigators determined that the fire was accidental in nature and started in the first-floor kitchen area. The cause of the fire involved a surge protector supplying power to various personal electronic devices.
One adult was displaced because of the fire. Red Cross services were offered and declined. Damages as a result of the fire were approximately $93,750.