Units from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and the City of Alexandria Fire Department were dispatched on Thursday, May 23, at approximately 6 p.m. for a reported house fire in the 4800 block of Upland Drive in the Rose Hill area.
Units arrived on scene of a two-story, Cape Cod-style house with fire showing from multiple windows on the first floor. Crews were able to bring the fire under control. There were no reported civilian or firefighter injuries.
The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire. The fire was discovered by a passerby who saw flames coming out of the front window and called 9-1-1.
Fire Investigators determined that the fire started in a first-floor office. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
One occupant has been displaced because of the fire. Red Cross assistance was offered and declined. Damages as a result of the fire were approximately $93,750.