Stafford, VA—Just after midnight on Thursday, July 8th, units with Stafford County Fire and Rescue (SCFR) were dispatched for a reported structure fire in the 1000 block of Potomac Drive in the Aquia Harbour neighborhood. First arriving units marked on scene less than five minutes later and reported heavy fire from the rear and side of a single-family residence. Crews made a quick, aggressive attack on the fire, which was found throughout all three levels of the home. The fire was brought under control in less than 20 minutes.
Four occupants were home at the time of the fire. All self-evacuated prior to the arrival of units and none reported injuries. In total, seven occupants have been displaced.
SCFR units were assisted on scene by Quantico Fire and Emergency Services and Prince William County Fire and Rescue. The fire is currently under investigation by the Stafford County Fire Marshal’s Office.