Woodbridge, VA October 10, 2013 — 9:08pm Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters responded to the report of a house fire at 14005 Roanoke Street in Woodbridge. Initial units arrived on scene within minutes and reported visible fire from the garage side of the home. The fire was quickly located in the garage and was under control within eight minutes.
Fire & Rescue units from OWL VFD, Dale City VFD and PWC Department of Fire & Rescue, responded to the incident. One minor injury to a fire fighter. Three dogs were successfully located and removed from the home. One family was displaced and Red Cross was called in to assist. The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Prince William County Fire Marshal’s office.
OWL VFD is one of the largest and busiest volunteer fire departments in the United States with over 300 members. OWL VFD provides fire suppression, EMS care, and rescue services to 80,000 residents in our 27 square mile area through the operation of three fire stations. OWL volunteer Firefighters and EMTs work the 6 pm to 6 am shift, five days a week, plus 24/7 holidays and weekends.