McLean Garage Fire Causes $60K In Damage

News release from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue

On Sunday, July 28, at approximately 5:08 p.m., units from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and Arlington County Fire Department were dispatched for a reported house fire in the 6700 block of Osborn Street in the McLean area of Fairfax County.

Units arrived on the scene of a two-story, single-family home with smoke showing from the garage. Crews quickly located and extinguished a fire in the garage. There were no reported firefighter or civilian injuries.

The fire was discovered when a passerby noticed smoke coming from the garage and called 9-1-1. There were no occupants home at the time of the fire. Smoke alarms did not activate due to the location of the fire.

Fire Investigators determined that the fire started in the garage. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

Red Cross services were offered but not accepted. Damages are approximately $60,000. The damage total includes a vehicle lift system and a classic car that was parked in the garage.