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ACFD Battles Weekend Fires

by ARLnow.com — February 19, 2013 at 9:45 am 1,192 10 Comments

House fire on Shadow Lane in Falls Church (photo courtesy @CAPT258) Garage burns in Lyon Park (photo courtesy Peter Roof)

The Arlington County Fire Department battled at least three fires over the long holiday weekend.

On Saturday, firefighters extinguished a fire in a detached shed behind a home on the 2900 block of 7th Street N. in Lyon Park. The smoky fire spread to an adjacent fence and caused minor damage to adjacent sheds, but otherwise did not damage any houses, according to ACFD spokesman Gregg Karl.

On Monday, Arlington firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at a house on Shadow Walk in Falls Church, just off Little Falls Road near the Arlington border. Karl was unable to provide additional information about that blaze. ACFD was also called to a small fire on an apartment balcony at 901 N. Monroe Street in Virginia Square. The fire was contained to the balcony, Karl said.

Photo (left) courtesy @CAPT258. Photo (right) courtesy Peter Roof.

  • Arlington

    So what you’re saying is, ‘ACFD did its job…”. Congrats.

    • Daniel

      Actually, Arlnow.com is challenging someone to oversimplify. Winner!

    • Tenman

      A job YOU could NEVER handle I’m sure……

      Congrats and thanks for coming out…..

  • novasteve

    I recall the intersection of Pershing and Washington Blvd being smokey.

  • WeiQiang

    i’m smelling mini meth lab in the Monroe St. fire.

    • dr seuss

      Ya, wasn’t there a meth bust in a VA Sq apt on that block?

      • amb007

        Yes, it was in the building next door.

  • Douglas Parker

    Sneak peek at the next episode of Discovery Channel’s Moonshiners.

  • Plain old Kimbo

    That shack in Lyon Park is a “contributing” structure in the eyes of the historical crazies.

  • Rob42

    Those homeowners must be kicking themselves right now for not moving into Donaldson Run

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