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UPDATED: One person injured, 15 displaced in late night Reston apartment fire

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Fifteen people were displaced because of the fire (via Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department)

(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.