(Updated at 11:10 a.m.) One person was injured and 15 people were displaced in a Reston apartment fire that happened last night (Sunday).
Crews responded to a fire that broke out in the 2200 block of Stone Wheel Drive, according to the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department.
A second-alarm was requested due to the severity of the fire.
A dozen people were in the building at the time of the incident. One resident was found and evacuated from a back bedroom in the apartment building.
The fire was caused by an unattended candle on the third floor of a room that spread to nearby combustibles, according to the department. Roughly $125,000 in damages was reported.
UPDATE – garden apartment fire in the 2200 block of Stone Wheel Drive in Reston. Fire is out. Second Alarm units being placed in service. Fire Investigators on scene to determine cause. #FCFRD pic.twitter.com/0YW5suYb2p
— Fairfax County Fire/Rescue (@ffxfirerescue) April 11, 2022
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Peace in Gaza: Prayer Liturgy and Community Discussion for Peace in Arlington VA, Sunday, Feb. 11, 10:15 AM
Prayer, liturgy, and community discussion for peace in Gaza, an immediate cease fire and resumption of humanitarian aid will be hosted by Nova Catholic Community. The focus will be Pope Francis’ call for an immediate ceasefire, the release of all hostages, resumption of humanitarian aid for Palestinians in Gaza, and peace talks for a lasting and just peace for all people in the region.
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