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Updated: Dogs Trapped Inside Burning Home in Woodbridge

By Potomac Local News October 10, 2013 10:00 pm

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A fire ripped through a home on Roanoke Street in Woodbridge last night trapping three dogs inside. [Photo: OWL VFD]

A fire ripped through a home on Roanoke Street in Woodbridge last night trapping three dogs inside. [Photo: OWL VFD]

Updated

A fire ripped through the garage of a home in Woodbridge last night. 

More in a press release from OWL VFD:

At 9:08pm Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters responded to the report of a house fire at 14005 Roanoke Street in Woodbridge. Initial units arrived on scene within minutes and reported visible fire from the garage side of the home. The fire was quickly located in the garage and was under control within eight minutes.

Fire & Rescue units from OWL VFD, Dale City VFD and PWC Department of Fire & Rescue, responded to the incident. One minor injury to a fire fighter. Three dogs were successfully located and removed from the home. One family was displaced and Red Cross was called in to assist. The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Prince William County Fire Marshal’s office.

WOODBRIDGE, Va. – A fire broke out at a vacant home with several dogs inside in Woodbridge on Thursday night.

Fire crews were called to home engulfed in flames at 14005 Roanoke Street, near Longview Drive, just after 9 p.m. Some of the home’s windows and doors were boarded up, and fire crews reported that several dogs were inside the burning home, according to initial reports.

Firefighters doused the flames, and animal control and the American Red Cross has been called to the scene, according to initial reports.

A county fire investigator has also been called to the scene. The fire appeared to have been concentrated in a garage.

There’s no word yet on what sparked the blaze.

More as we have it.

 

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