(Updated at 8:55 a.m.) Firefighters battled an condo building fire in the Rosslyn area Sunday afternoon.
The fire broke out around 1 p.m. at a large four-story residential building on the 1400 block of N. Rhodes Street, sending dark smoke billowing into the sky.
The fire was in an upper floor apartment. A second alarm was sounded but the first wave of firefighters were able to bring the flames under control by the time additional units started arriving on scene.
No injuries have been reported. At least one lower level unit suffered significant water damage, according to scanner traffic.
N. Rhodes Street is closed between Clarendon Blvd and 14th Street N. due to the emergency response. The Arlington Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the blaze.
Photos via social media:
1400 North Rhodes St., apartment fire, fire knocked down, no injuries reported, second alarm requested, but placed in service. Holding units currently on scene checking for extension. pic.twitter.com/y3vlem9axb
— Arlington Fire (@ArlingtonVaFD) October 21, 2018
— David Chung (@dchung615) October 21, 2018
— Mike Lewan (@mlewan3) October 21, 2018
— Abri Nelson (@abrianna85) October 21, 2018
Photo (1) courtesy @mlewan3, (2) via Google Maps