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Fairfax firefighters rescue man from Burke home

Wednesday - 9/18/2013, 1:08pm  ET

BURKE, Va. (AP) -- Fairfax County firefighters have rescued a man from a burning home in Burke.

Fire department officials say firefighters were called to a home on Church Way just after 4 a.m. Wednesday. They found smoke coming from the garage, rear and second floor of the home and received reports of a person trapped on the second floor.

Firefighters located a man in a second floor bedroom and brought him down safely. The fire was brought under control within about 40 minutes.

The man was taken to a hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Damage from the fire is estimated to be $100,000.


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