News release from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue
On Thursday, May 23, at approximately 6:00 p.m., units from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and the City of Alexandria Fire Department were dispatched for a reported house fire in the 4800 block of Upland Drive in the Rose Hill area of Fairfax County.
Units arrived on scene of a two-story, cape cod style house with fire showing from multiple windows on the first floor. Crews were able to quickly bring the fire under control. There were no reported civilian or firefighter injuries.
The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire. The fire was discovered by a passerby who saw flames coming out of the front window and called 9-1-1.
Fire Investigators determined that the fire started in a first-floor office. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
A total of one occupant have been displaced because of the fire. Red Cross assistance was offered and declined. Damages as a result of the fire were approximately $93,750.