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County fire department investigates charter bus fires in Lorton

Fairfax County fire investigators are trying to determine how four charter buses caught fire Friday evening at a lot in Lorton.

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department spokesperson Ashley Hildebrandt says the fire was reported around 7:30 p.m. at 8025 Mims Street.

The fires were under control within minutes, but they resulted in a total of $550,500 in damages, including to two other buses, according to Hildebrandt.

The origin of the fires remains under investigation, the department said this morning (Monday).