Arlington firefighters have been called to the scene of a kitchen fire at an apartment building in Virginia Square.
First responders managed to extinguish a blaze at a two-story garden apartment building along the 3600 block of Wilson Blvd around 4 p.m. today (Monday).
#Update: There is a confirmed kitchen fire. Units have experienced hoarding conditions making it difficult to enter through the front door. A line in being brought in through the rear to extinguish the fire.
— Arlington Fire (@ArlingtonVaFD) July 16, 2018
The work has prompted the closure of one block of Wilson Blvd in both directions as firefighters secure the scene, according to a tweet from county police.
TRAFFIC ALERT ⚠️: Wilson Boulevard is closed between N. Nelson Street and N. Lincoln Street for fire response. Follow police direction in the area. https://t.co/ce09jiank4
— ArlingtonCountyPD (@ArlingtonVaPD) July 16, 2018
There’s no word yet on the cause of the fire or if anyone was inside the building.
Photo via Google Maps
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