One person is dead after a house caught fire in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County, Virginia, Monday night.
Flames broke out at the two-story, single-family house on the 3400 block of Elmwood Drive around 9:20 p.m.
Most occupants were able to get out before firefighters arrived but one person was later found dead inside the house.
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue said five people, including a firefighter, were taken to the hospital. They’re all expected to recover.
UPDATE 2 Elmwood Dr: Firefighters have located a deceased person inside the home. Fire investigators and units remain on scene. More information will be released as it becomes available. pic.twitter.com/QX411IwAcz
— Fairfax Fire/Rescue (@ffxfirerescue) September 24, 2019
The investigation is ongoing. Below is a map of where it happened.
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