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Family escapes overnight house fire in Stafford County

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Photo courtesy of Mark Doyle

Photo courtesy of Mark Doyle

Mark Doyle, assistant chief of Stafford Fire and Rescue, issued the following release early this morning.

“On Wednesday, June 04, 2014 at 02:47 hours, units from Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department responded to 150 Deacon Road for a reported residential structure fire. The initial  9-1-1 call was from an individual who was passing by and noticed the fire. The home was [equipped] with working smoke alarms which activated and alerted the family; two adults, two children and their pets were able to safely escape.

“The first unit arrived at 02:52 hours from the Falmouth Station finding a one-story single family dwelling with fire showing on the left side of the home and extending to the roof and attic. An aggressive interior attack ensued; crews were able to quickly knock down the fire within 10 minutes.

“The occupants are staying with family and did not require assistance from the Red Cross. The cause of the fire in under investigation and damage estimates are unavailable. There were no injuries to any civilians or fire and rescue personnel.

The following stations also responded to the incident; Falmouth, Berea, White Oak, Stafford, Mt View, Hartwood, Medic 5 (Brooke) Medic 7 (White Oak) Fire Marshal and Stafford Sheriff’s Department.”

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