Category archives for: Fire & Rescue

Two Fastran Buses Catch Fire

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a two-bus fire Thursday, February 20, 2014, at approximately 7:20 a.m., at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway. Both county-owned Fastran buses were located in Bus Lot 5. Firefighters encountered two Ford E450 buses fully involved with fire upon arrival. Firefighters brought the […]

House Fire on Richelieu Drive Deemed Accidental

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire Thursday, February 13, 2014, at approximately 8:25 p.m., in the Vienna area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 2251 Richelieu Drive. Firefighters encountered fire showing from the roof of the one-story, split level house upon arrival. Firefighters conducted an aggressive […]

Falls Church Home Destroyed by Fire

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire, Friday, December 20, 2013, at approximately 3:15 a.m., in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 2142 Haycock Road. Firefighters encountered heavy fire and smoke coming from the entire roof of the four-story home upon arrival. The […]

Accidental Fairfax Station House Fire

  Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire, Thursday, November 14, 2013, at approximately 2:15 p.m., in the Fairfax Station area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 5704 Captain Jones Court. Firefighters encountered heavy smoke and fire coming from the basement, quickly spreading to other floors of […]

Candle Causes Accidental House Fire in Annandale on Franklin Road

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire, Sunday, September 29, 2013, at approximately 12:50 p.m., in the Annandale area of Fairfax County. The single family home is located at 7300 Franklin Road. Firefighters encountered smoke and fire coming from the front and side of the one story rambler home upon […]

Home Damages by Accidental Fire on Andrea Avenue

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire, Monday, September 23, 2013, at approximately 4:25 p.m. in the Burke area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 4942 Andrea Avenue. Firefighters encountered heavy smoke and fire coming from the rear and basement of the home upon arrival. Firefighters conducted […]

Wolftrap Fire and Rescue Station Opens October 1st

  Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Station 42, Wolftrap, opens for business at 7 a.m., Tuesday, October 1, 2013. The station becomes operational and will respond to emergency and non-emergency calls and be staffed 24/7. The station is located at 1315 Beulah Road, Vienna, Virginia. The station will initially house an engine company and an […]

Firefighters Conduct Live Fire Training

  Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department crews will conduct live fire training, Thursday, September 19, 2013, at 9 a.m., at 915 Frederick Street SW, Vienna, Virginia. Concurrently, the Office of the Fire Marshal and Virginia Sprinkler Corporation, Inc. will test a linear heat detector designed to alert occupants inside a structure to an impending […]

Fairfax Firefighter Who is Part of 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg Will Receive Prestigious Air Force Award

Senior Master Sergeant Timothy Nicholson is one of ten airmen from the 167th Airlift Wing, Martinsburg, West Virginia, who will receive one of the Air National Guard’s most prestigious awards for actions during an in-flight incident while overseas, September 16, 2013, at the 2013 Air Force Association Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition, at […]

Woman Saved by Firefighters Will Meet with Her Heroes for DInner

Marian Hoover, who survived a heart attack in July with the help of firefighters, paramedics, and technology, will now have dinner with the first responders that saved her life on the morning of July 9, 2013. Hoover, 88, will have dinner with the crews at Fire and Rescue Station 8, Annandale, Wednesday, August 28, 2013, […]

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