(Updated at 11:35 a.m.) Firefighters from Arlington and Fairfax County battled a blaze in a home’s detached garage this morning.
The fire broke out around 10:30 a.m. on the 5800 block of 2nd Street S., in the Glencarlyn neighborhood near Kenmore Middle School. It sent a plume of thick black smoke into the clear sky, which could be seen from a distance.
The fire spread to “other outdoor structures” nearby,” ACFD said, but firefighters were able to extinguish the fire before it further consumed the garage. No injuries were reported.
A vintage Volkswagen Beetle appears to have been destroyed inside the garage.
#BREAKING – garage fire, 5800 2nd st South. Fire spread to outdoor structures next to garage before being extinguished. @ffxfirerescue no injuries reported. Fire investigation in process. pic.twitter.com/oD1w9tIN25
— Arlington Fire (@ArlingtonVaFD) June 8, 2020
— Kelly Hunter (@kells5231) June 8, 2020