Ashburn Village Fire Causes $700,000 in Damage
Residents have been displaced from two homes on Mossy Brook Square after accidental fire.
A fire in Ashburn Village over the weekend deemed to be accidental displaced residents from two homes and caused an estimated $700,000 in damaged.
Loudoun’s Emergency Communications Center received a report of smoke from a townhouse on Mossy Brook Square just before 1:30 p.m. Aug. 4. Firefighters arriving on the scene called for additional equipment, noting the flame spreading along the roof to other units. Firefighters soon withdrew from the building because of the extent of the conflagration.
Two townhouses received extensive damage. Various degrees of smoke, fire and water damage occurred at three additional units.
A family of three and another single resident were displaced from the two homes suffering the most damage. The American Red Cross is providing assistance. The occupants of two townhouses were out of the area and have been contacted. While no residents were injured, one firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion.
Trucks from the Ashburn, Lansdowne, Moorefield, Leesburg, and Sterling fire stations responded to the incident. The Fire Marshal’s Office deemed the fire accidental and estimated damages at $700,000. All homes had working smoke alarms.