Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD Responds to House Fire

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Provided by Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD

At 5:53 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 11, firefighters were dispatched to 1826 Tilletson Place, Woodbridge, for a townhouse fire. Units arrived on scene with flames from two townhouses. A second alarm was requested.

Firefighters confirmed the residents were out of all three homes. The fire was under control in forty minutes. One additional townhouse was damaged as a result of the initial fire. One firefighter and two residents were transported to local hospitals with minor injuries. Eight adults were displaced from the three homes and assisted by the Red Cross.

Fire & Rescue units from OWL VFD, Dale City VFD, PWC Department of Fire & Rescue and PWCPD. The cause of the fire is 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. The Department 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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