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Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department

Public-safety chiefs to participate in McLean forum

The public will have a chance to hear from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Chief John Butler and Police Chief Kevin Davis during an online public-safety forum to be held Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. by the McLean Citizens...

Fairfax fire officials honored for heart-attack treatment

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Achievement Award for implementing specific quality-improvement measures to treat patients who suffer severe heart attacks, officials announced Aug. 24. Each year, more than...

Officials: Welding torch ignites home fire in Great Falls

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded July 22 at 7:11 p.m. to a reported house fire in the 9400 block of Brian Jac Lane in Great Falls. Arriving units found fire showing from the roof of a two-story,...

Fairfax staffer tapped as top firefighter in Virginia

Gov. Northam on June 4 announced the recipients of the 2020 Governor’s Fire Service Awards, in which Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department firefighter Christopher Puzzanghero was selected as Virginia Career Firefighter of the Year. Puzzanghero’s connection to the department...

Fairfax, Arlington units called to contain house blaze in Idylwood

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and Arlington County Fire Department dispatched units on May 26 at 8:40 p.m. to a reported house fire in the 7700 block of Virginia Lane, in the Idylwood area near Falls Church. Units...

West Falls Church house fire displaces three

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and Arlington County Fire Department dispatched units on May 23 at 1:27 a.m. to a reported house fire in the 7000 block of Ted Drive in the West Falls Church area of...

Lightning strike sparks house blaze in Tysons

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and Arlington County Fire Department responded May 26 at 8:57 p.m. to a reported house fire in the 1900 block of Hull Road in Tysons. Arriving units found fire showing from the roof...

Discarded smoking material causes fire at shopping center

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and City of Fairfax Fire Department dispatched units on April 22 at 11 a.m. to a building fire in the 100 block of Church Street, N.E., in Vienna. Arriving units found fire in...

Fridge on fritz fries Lexus in Oakton

A malfunctioning refrigerator in a garage sparked a March 18 fire in Oakton that destroyed a luxury vehicle, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department officials said. The department dispatched units at 5:46 a.m. to the single-family house in the 9900...

Mulch pile combusts, causes Vienna house fire

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded on March 15 at 4:30 p.m. to a reported house fire in the 1900 block of Baton Drive in the Vienna area. Arriving units found smoke showing from the exterior of the...
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County Council of PTAs taps Reflections honorees

The Arlington County Council of Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs) has honored the 2022-23 Reflections contest winners at the county...
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