Main content
City of Alexandria Homepage
Thursday, April 17  •  National Weather Service Advisory 41°Mostly Cloudy Air Quality: Green
CloseWeather Forecast
Today: High 57° Low 38°
Partly CloudyAir Quality: Green
Fri: High 59° Low 43°
CloudyAir Quality: Green
Sat: High 68° Low 43°
Partly CloudyAir Quality: Green
Sun: High 65° Low 42°
Mostly Sunny
Mon: High 70° Low 49°
Cloudy
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 May 28, 2010 9:56 AM
CloseComments

No Comments Posted Yet

Two-Alarm Fire Claims Family Pets and Hospitalizes One Occupant

At approximately 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 13, Alexandria Fire Department units responded to a two-alarm fire at an apartment building located at 501 Slaters Lane. The fire was located in a third floor apartment. Firefighters forced entry into the apartment and rescued one adult male occupant. The fire was quickly extinguished and contained to one apartment.

The adult male occupant was taken to Washington Hospital Center for treatment of smoke inhalation and subsequently transferred to University of Maryland Shock Trauma for advanced care. Two small dogs perished as a result of the fire.


For more information, contact Robert Rodriguez, Chief Fire Marshal, at 703.746.4184.

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.