A parking garage had collapsed and there were bodies buried in the rubble. But this wasn’t a real disaster, and it wasn’t a movie set either. It was an annual training exercise that Fairfax County Fire and Rescue’s Task Force 1 participated in this week alongside their counterparts in Los Angeles.
The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is looking to break the trend of smoking-related fires with some fire safety advice for smokers.
Earlier, Fairfax County firefighters had said there were hoarding conditions in and around the home in McLean. It was unknown whether there were working smoke detectors in the two-story house.
The family of baby Lauryn reached out to the firefighters from Station 39 in North Point who helped deliver her to include them in the birthday celebration. See photos.
The last thing anyone wants this Thanksgiving is for a fire to gobble up their house. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue is sharing some tips this year from the Consumer Product Safety Commission for those who want to use a turkey fryer to cook up dinner.
John Butler hasn’t started his job as Fairfax County fire chief yet, but an anonymous website that focuses on the county has started to display racist posts about him.
A dog stranded on the rocks by floodwaters on Difficult Run near Great Falls, Virginia, was saved from a watery fate by rescue crews. See video.
The driver and a passenger got trapped Wednesday morning on an inundated part of Browns Mill Road, covered in the bloated, swift-flowing Difficult Run in the Vienna, Virginia, area.
A woman was killed Monday night after a tree fell on her home in Burke, Virginia. Fire and rescue crews are trying to stabilize the scene so they can investigate exactly what happened.
After several years of scrutiny, the incoming fire chief for the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is vowing to develop a dignified and respectful work environment.
John S. Butler takes over a department that has been under scrutiny following the April 2016 suicide of a female firefighter.
Two of the highest ranking females in the Fairfax County Fire Department are behind a federal sexual harassment complaint filed by the ACLU against the County and Fire department.
Two people have died and two others were hospitalized early Tuesday morning after a house caught fire in Fairfax County, Virginia.
The fire that tore through a Centreville, Virginia, town house community earlier this month, was sparked by smoking materials that had been improperly discarded. The fire caused more than $2.2 million in damages.
Fire crews rushed to put out flames leaping out of the roof of a single-story bank in Fairfax, Virginia, Wednesday evening. See photos.
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