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Sterling house fire displaces four

According to Loudoun County Fire Department personnel, a fire in Sterling displaced a family of four May 4.

According to firefighter Laura Rinehart, spokesperson for the LCFD, at 2:56 p.m., fire personnel from Sterling, Cascades, Kincora and Fairfax County, were alerted for a house fire at 900 N. Sterling Blvd.

Units arrived on the scene to find a two-story, split level, single family dwelling with smoke and fire coming from the basement.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire quickly and found no further extension. There were three adult occupants home at the time of the fire. They were alerted by the smoke alarm enabling them to evacuate the structure.

Due to significant fire and smoke damage there were a total of four adults displaced.

The American Red Cross was called to assist the family. There were no injuries to fire department personnel.

One of two occupants checked out on scene by EMS were transported to Lansdowne hospital for evaluation.

The Fire Marshal’s office ruled the fire accidental with $75,000 in damages to the home.


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