On Sunday, April 8, at approximately 10:15 p.m., the Alexandria Fire Department assisted by the Arlington County and Fairfax County Fire Departments responded to a reported house fire at 1147 Palmer Place in Alexandria. The firefighters arrived to find a house that was well involved with fire. It took two alarms, approximately 40-50 fire and EMS personnel, about an hour to bring the fire under control.
Two occupants were alerted to the fire by smoke detectors and were able to exit the home. A 19-year-old female was taken to the Alexandria Hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. The other occupant refused treatment at the scene. The cause and origin of the fire is under investigation.