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Schedule of Services for the Christmas Holiday Week -- Updated 12/22/2014 12:38:16 PM

All City of Alexandria government offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 24; Thursday, December 25; and Friday, December 26, in observance of the Christmas holidays. Residential refuse and recycling will be collected on Wednesday, December 24. There is no collection scheduled on Thursday, December 25; and Thursday’s collection will take place on Friday, December 26.

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Page updated Jul 15, 2011 12:20 AM
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July 14, 2011

News Highlights

  • Basement fire in a single family home
  • Firefighters arrived on the scene and reported smoke showing
  • No injuries to the occupants or to fire department personnel
  • Fire was caused by a malfunctioning dryer
  • Residents displaced and assisted by the American Red Cross

At approximately 2100 hours units from the Alexandria Fire Department responded to a report of house fire in the 4400 block of Venable Ave.  Firefighters arrived on the scene and reported smoke showing from the basement.  A second alarm was dispatched to assist with the incident.  The occupants of the home were able to evacuate safely and without injuries.  The fire was extinguished and an investigation into the cause of the fire was completed.  The cause of the fire was determined to be from a malfunctioning dryer and ruled accidental.

The occupants of the home were displaced and are being assisted by the American Red Cross.

900 Second Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.5200
Fax: 703.838.5093
TTY: 703.838.4896

Office Hours:
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