Fire Extinguished on Antietam Avenue

Firefighters respond to fire in Fairfax City

UPDATE (5:29 p.m.): Photos added from and Michael Underwood, co-founder of Northern Virginia Fire Buffs

(3:52 p.m.): A fire broke out on in the Kappa Alpha Order fraternity house at 10212 Antietam Avenue in Fairfax City this afternoon.

The blaze caught on contents in a room on the second floor of the single family residence at around 3 p.m. Monday. and firefighters responded and were able to put out the fire. 

Fire Marshal is currently investigating the incident.


Firefighters put out a blaze on Antietam Avenue about an hour ago, according to City of Fairfax fire department Assistant Fire Chief Andrew Vita.

No one was home at the time of the fire. There were no injuries.

Check back for more information as it becomes available.

Derrick Welsh July 30, 2012 at 07:44 PM
**Fairfax County** **Delayed Dispatch** Box : 4500 Channel : 4 Delta (Ops) Channel : 4 Echo (Command) Call : House Fire Address : 10212 Antietam Avenue Report : FE403 O/S W/ Working Structure Fire, Light Smoke Side Alpha, Nothing Showing on Sides Bravo, Charlie, Delta, FE403 taking line to front door, TL430 with Primary Search Units : FE403, RE403, E440, E421, T403, TL430, R421, M433, M440, EMS403, EMS402, BC443, BC407, SAF402, DFCSO, FTO401
Whitney Rhodes July 30, 2012 at 07:48 PM
Thanks Derrick. I'm getting more details from the Asst. Fire Chief now. Will update shortly.
Mike Underwood July 30, 2012 at 07:51 PM
Damage mostly kept to top floor of the house. Smoke and water damage throughout the house. The house was the Kappa Alpha fraternity house. a kid skateboarding past the house saw flames in the windows and called it in.


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