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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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Oil Delivery Mistake Displaces Resident.

 

August 24, 2010

Firefighters responded to a report of home heating oil in a residence in the 1100 block of Colonial Avenue.  A contractor making a delivery of home heating oil connected to an abandoned fill pipe at the wrong address.  Approximately 325 gallons of heating oil was pumped into the basement of the home prior to its discovery.  The home was occupied at the time of the incident.  The majority of the oil went down a floor drain in the basement and into the sanitary sewer system.  No injuries were reported in the incident.  One resident was relocated as a result of the fuel spill.

Clean up contractors were on scene to handle clean up of the remaining product.  The incident remains under investigation.

 

 


For more information, contact Robert Rodriguez, Chief Fire Marshal / Community Services Officer, Alexandria Fire Department, at 703.746.4184 or robert.rodriguez@alexandriava.gov.

 

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Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.5200
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TTY: 703.838.4896

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