(Updated at 6:40 p.m.) Firefighters from Arlington County and Alexandria are on scene of a truck fire in Crystal City.
A box truck caught fire along S. Bell Street, beneath the Crystal Square Apartments (1515 Richmond Highway). Firefighters have extinguished the blaze but smoke has been reported in some parts of the building. No injuries have been reported.
S. Bell Street was blocked by the emergency activity as of 2:45 p.m.
“If possible avoid the area,” ACFD said in a tweet.
#Finalupdate: Hot spots are out,a few fire department units are going to remain on scene to finish ventilation and clean up. No civilians or firefighters injured during this incident, the cause of the fire is under investigated by the fire marshals office. pic.twitter.com/wjk0BWm5Xz
— Arlington Fire (@ArlingtonVaFD) February 4, 2020
Video from today's fire in a moving van under a high-rise apartment building in Crystal City, VA. @ArlingtonVaFD @AlexandriaVAFD @ARLnowDOTcom @WTOP @JaredGRuderman @AfnanAlniamy @IAFF2800 @MWAAFireChief @SmedleyCorey @IAFFLocal2141 #crystalcityfire #firefighters pic.twitter.com/RRmnwbt7IR
— Dave Statter (@STATter911) February 4, 2020
— Jeffrey Pincus (@jpincus14) February 4, 2020
INCIDENT: Fire Department Activity
LOCATION: 15th St S/S Bell St
IMPACT: All roads reopened. pic.twitter.com/g07sqQXpjQ
— Arlington Alert (@ArlingtonAlert) February 4, 2020
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