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Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD Responds to Storefront Fire

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Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters responded to the report of a two-story commercial structure fire at 14339 Jefferson Davis Hwy. in Woodbridge early Saturday morning..  Crews arrived within minutes and reported smoke showing from the roof.

Crews forcibly entered through front door and found fire on the first floor.  The source of the fire was found in a storage area and was contained. An additional sweep of the building was conducted.  The fire was knocked down in less than 10 minutes.

Several people were inside an adjacent unit evacuated.

The blaze is under investigation by the Prince William County Fire Marshal’s Office.  Fire and Rescue units from OWL VFD, Dale City VFD, Dumfries – Triangle VFD, Prince William County Fire & Rescue, and Prince William County Police Department responded to the incident.

OWL VFD is one of the largest and busiest volunteer fire departments in the United States with almost 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 6:00 p. m. to 6:00 a. m. shift, five days a week, plus 24/7 holidays and weekends. 

For more information on OWL VFD, visit owlvfd.org or become a fan on Facebook at facebook.com/owlvfd.

 

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