On September 10, 2018 at 7:18 pm, companies from Arlington County, the City of Alexandria, Fort Myer, Metro Washington Airports Authority, and Arlington County Police Department responded for the report of a structure fire at 520 12th Street South. Units from Station 5 found two small fires burning in the kitchen and bathroom of the apartment. Both fires were quickly extinguished. There was minor smoke, fire, and water damage to the apartment. The resident and one firefighter were transported to the hospital for evaluation. The Fire Marshals and ACPD both remained on scene to investigate the incident.
- If you smell or see smoke, call 9-1-1.
- Just get out! When you leave, close the door behind you to help contain the smoke and fire.
- If the fire is in your residence, make sure you leave the door unlocked so firefighters are able to enter quickly.