Car Catches Fire in Clarendon Parking Lot

A car caught fire in a Clarendon parking lot around 4:00 this afternoon.

The car was fully engulfed by the time firefighters arrived on the scene, near the intersection of Fairfax Drive and 10th Street N. Thick black smoke could be seen rising into the sky around the Clarendon and Virginia Square area.

Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire. There were no reports of injuries. No word yet on a cause.

Photo courtesy Rebecca Cooper

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