Fires in Middleburg and Sterling displaces four, causes $90,000 in damage
The first fire on July 4 happened around 10:30 a.m. at a home at 22915 Cobb House Road in Middleburg following improper disposal of fireworks.
Fire and rescue units from Middleburg, Aldie, Philomont, South Riding, Arcola and Leesburg responded.
The first engine arrived to find smoke coming from the side of the building.
Units extinguished a small exterior fire and ventilated the home from smoke.
According to reports, the fire did not spread into the home; most of the damage was contained to the garage. No residents were displaced or injured. One firefighter suffered a minor injury and was taken to the hospital for evaluation. The Fire Marshal’s Office estimated damage at $20,000.
At 5:45am July 5, a house fire at 1024 Tottenham Court in Sterling sent units from Sterling Park, Kincora, Cascades, Ashburn and Fairfax County responding to the scene.
The first units to arrive quickly extinguished a fire in the back of the three-story townhouse. The residents had self-evacuated prior to arrival of emergency personnel. There were no injuries. The American Red Cross responded and assisted the four displaced residents. The Loudoun County Fire Marshal Office determined the cause of the fire was accidental, caused by the improper disposal of charcoal grill contents. Damages to the home are estimated at $60,000 to $70,000.
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