May Day, May Day, Fire in Lorton

May Day, May Day, Fire in Lorton

Smell lingered for miles.

On Sunday, May 5 the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department responded to a fire in the 9900 block of Richmond Highway in Lorton for a large metal pile that was engulfed in flames. By 11:20 that morning, the fire was under control and remaining crews were on site, hitting hotspots, the FCFRD reported. HazMat crews remained on the scene monitoring air quality and nearby water supplies. There were no injuries.

Burning plastic could be smelled for miles during the incident.