Join

UPDATE: Firefighters Extinguish Blaze at Ballston IHOP Overnight

(Updated at 3:30 p.m.) Firefighters extinguished a blaze at the Ballston IHOP restaurant early this morning (Wednesday).

The fire started around 2 a.m. at the eatery, located at 935 N. Stafford Street. No one was hurt as a result of the blaze, which crews were able to put out within half an hour of arriving on scene.

The fire marshal’s office is still investigating what started the fire, but smoke initially was seen coming from the roof of the restaurant.

The restaurant was closed as of 3 p.m. today and fire department investigators were still on scene. No one answered IHOP’s phone line Wednesday morning.

Recent Stories

Local candidates offered differing takes on police oversight and demographic disparities in public schools during a candidate forum last night. The Arlington branch of the NAACP hosted Monday’s forum, featuring…

School is back in session and Arlington’s Public Schools had some bad news to deliver. Last week we learned that enrollment at the beginning of the school year is off by nearly 2,200 students from projections in the current budget — from 29,100 projected to 26,932 actual.

A serious but previously unreported Metro incident in Arlington was revealed during a safety meeting today. The incident on Saturday, May 8 involved a Metro rider who ignored signs and…

A new week and the Arlies are back again with two new categories. First, the results from last week’s voting. Your favorite biking trail is the W&OD Trail, followed by…

×

Subscribe to our mailing list