Firefighters are on the scene of a fire on the second floor of the Carlton condominium at 4600 South Four Mile Run Drive.
Firefighters are reporting that there was a kitchen fire in one of the units. The blaze is now under control, we hear.
There was heavy smoke on the building’s second floor when firefighters arrived.
Update at 1:30 p.m. — So far, no injuries have been reported. The building is being ventilated. Police have shut down some streets in the area.
Update at 2:25 p.m. — There was possible water damage reported on the first floor, as a result of the effort to extinguish the fire. So far, however, the Red Cross has not been called, and it sounds like few, if any, families will be displaced.
Update at 2:30 p.m. — Four Mile Run Drive has reopened. Firefighters from Arlington, Alexandria and Fairfax County were all on the scene, since the building is near the border with each.