(Updated at 4:10 p.m.) A shed next to a house caught fire and filled a portion of the Green Valley neighborhood with smoke this afternoon.
The blaze prompted a large fire department response to the 2400 block of S. Oakland Street but firefighters later determined that the flames had not spread to the house, according to scanner traffic. The fire has since been extinguished.
Despite the main house not catching on fire, the blaze has displaced seven residents, according to the Arlington County Fire Department. One person was taken to a local hospital in stable condition, ACFD said.
Today at approx. 2:52pm units responded to the 2400 BLK of S. Oakland St. Crews found fire in a detached structure that was quickly extinguished. 7 individuals have been displaced from the main structure. 1 resident transported to an area hospital in stable condition. pic.twitter.com/kB5ncJIfOi
— Arlington Fire & EMS (@ArlingtonVaFD) October 20, 2022
LOCATION: 2400-blk S. Oakland St./24th St. S
INCIDENT: Fire Department Activity
IMPACT: The roadway in the area of the 2400-blk of S. Oakland St. at 24th St. S is currently closed. Keep clear of the area. pic.twitter.com/cqGBH6TuuG
— Arlington Alert (@ArlingtonAlert) October 20, 2022
Currently sounding like this is a detached shed that caught on fire, but expect a large fire department response on scene, in the Green Valley neighborhood https://t.co/qa9OYWsoSq
— Arlington Now (@ARLnowDOTcom) October 20, 2022
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