Area Roundups

Area Roundups

House Fire Leads to Death Investigation in Lorton

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department was called to the 8100 block of Arcade Street around 5:15 p.m., Feb. 21, for a house fire. Firefighters responded to assist with a death investigation as a young boy was pronounced dead at the scene. Additionally, four adults were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the FCPD Public Affairs Bureau.

Homicide and Crime Scene detectives responded and are working the investigation in conjunction with the Fairfax County Fire Marshal’s Office.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Vickery at 703-246-7800 or Crime Solvers electronically by visiting or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus a message to CRIMES(274637) or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

Fairfax County NAACP Hosting Gathering

The NAACP of Fairfax County is hosting a community and Black History Month commemoration on Saturday, Feb. 25.

The event is scheduled to take place from 9-11 a.m. at the Kings Park Community Library in Burke. All are invited to attend the free event, where breakfast will be served.

County officials and NAACP members will be on hand for networking, and to share information about the organization’s plans for the remainder of 2017.

Kings Park Community Library is located at 9000 Burke Lake Road. To register for the event, visit Visit for more information.