1 found dead after fire in Fairfax Co. home

The cause of the fire is under investigation. (Courtesy Fairfax County Fire and Rescue)

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.

The investigation is ongoing. Below is a map of where it happened.

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