Sunday, February 16, 2020
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Massive Building Fire Tonight South of City of Alexandria

UPDATE (11:15 PM): Sources at the scene relay the FCFRD has the fire under control. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
UPDATE (11:08 PM): Check out this awesome photo of the Fairfax County first responders running toward the fire.

UPDATE (11:04 PM): We have confirmed from sources at the scene that there were no injuries from the fire as FCFRD believes no one was inside at the time the fire started. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
UPDATE (11:02 PM): Route 1 NB is CLOSED due to the fire and fire department response.

Tonight, on Christmas Day 2017, the Mt. Vernon Antique Center became fully engulfed on fire in the 8100 block of Richmond Highway in the Fairfax County area of Alexandria, Virginia.

Fire crews from multiple jurisdictions, including the City of Alexandria are on scene working to put out the two-alarm building fire. LIVE video from the scene is available here.

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