Main content
City of Alexandria Homepage
Thursday, October 30  •  54°Partly Cloudy Air Quality: Green
CloseWeather Forecast
Today: High 59° Low 43°
Mostly SunnyAir Quality: Green
Fri: High 59° Low 46°
Mostly SunnyAir Quality: Green
Sat: High 52° Low 40°
ShowersAir Quality: Green
Sun: High 50° Low 34°
Mostly Sunny/Wind
Mon: High 59° Low 41°
Mostly Sunny
City of Alexandria, VA City of Alexandria, VA
Fire Department
Share Share RSS RSS Print Print Text Size Text Size NormalText Size LargeText Size Extra Large
Page updated Oct 22, 2010 6:35 PM
CloseComments

No Comments Posted Yet

Two Alarm Fire Damages Historic Chapel

 

October 22, 2010

At 3:55pm Alexandria Fire Department Units were called to a two alarm fire at the Virginia Theological Seminary located at 3737 Seminary Road.  Firefighters reported heavy smoke and fire coming from the Chapel located on the Seminary campus.  A second alarm and subsequent special alarm were dispatched to assist in fighting the fire.  The chapel sustained significant fire damage which included a partial roof collapse.

No injuries were reported during the fire. 

The Chapel, built in 1823, is used daily for worship services.  The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


For more information, contact Robert Rodriguez, Chief Fire Marshal / Community Services Officer, Alexandria Fire Department, at 703.746.5217 or robert.rodriguez@alexandriava.gov.

 

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

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.