Cause of Great Falls House Fire Under Investigation

Cause of Great Falls House Fire Under Investigation

On Tuesday, May 12 at 2:53 a.m., units were dispatched for a reported house fire in the 800 block of Walker Road in the Great Falls area of Fairfax County.

Units arrived on the scene of a three-story, single-family home to find a large volume of fire evident to the rear of the house. Crews worked quickly to contain and then extinguish the fire. There were no firefighter or civilian injuries reported.

No one was home at the time of the fire. A neighbor heard noises coming from the home and noticed fire coming from the back of the house. The neighbor then called 9-1-1.

One occupant was displaced because of the fire. Red Cross assistance was offered and accepted. Damages as a result of the fire are still to be determined.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.