SCFR Responds to Large Structure Fire
One civilian was transported from the scene to a local hospital for smoke inhalation, and has since been released. Two firefighters experienced heat related illness and were evaluated at the scene and did not require transport. Currently, 8 people and two dogs have been displaced.
SCFR units were assisted on scene by Quantico Fire and Emergency Services, Prince William County Fire and Rescue and the Fredericksburg Fire Department. Units from Fauquier County Fire and Rescue and Spotsylvania County Fire and Rescue assisted in responding to other calls across Stafford County during the duration of the incident.
The Stafford County Fire Marshal’s Office investigated the fire and determined it to be accidental as the result of improperly discarded smoking materials. Total damages are estimated at $400,000.