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Route 1 is blocked in both directions except for one northbound lane, from Slater's Lane to 1st Street for several fallen electrical poles. The public is urged to use caution in the area and treat all uncontrolled intersections (no power or officer directing traffic) as a four-way stop.

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Page updated May 13, 2008 12:00 AM
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For Immediate Release: May 13, 2008
For Further Information, Contact Captain Luis Santano, 703.838.4339

House Fire 319 South Alfred Street

Alexandria Fire and EMS units responded to a Townhouse/Condominium fire, Saturday, May 9, 2008, at approximately 9:57 p.m. The townhouse is located in the Old Town section of the City, 319 S Alfred Street.

Firefighters encountered fire and smoke from the front of the two-story townhouse/condominium upon arrival. The fire originated in the kitchen area and was quickly extinguished. A water pipe in the kitchen’s ceiling burst during suppression activities causing water damage to the townhouse and the condominium below.

One person was transported to Alexandria INOVA Hospital with smoke inhalation. The American Red Cross relocated three residents from the townhouse.
Fire investigators consider the fire to be accidental. Damage to both units is estimated to be $100,000.00.

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Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.5200
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