Damage is estimated at $3 million dollars from yesterday’s four-alarm apartment fire at the Southport apartments on Edsall Road in Alexandria, Virginia.
The fire was reported around 1:50 PM. First arriving units found fire on all three floors and immediately called a second-alarm.
Alexandria Fire Department PIO Bob Rodriguez said firefighters were evacuated from the building and defensive operations began around 2:12 PM. This was followed by a third alarm and then a fourth-alarm to assist with water supply.
One hundred and thirty firefighters fought the fire, which was reported under control at 4:24 p.m.
One firefighter was taken to a hospital for evaluation following a minor injury.
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- Raw FDNY video: Reading smoke at four-alarm fire in Queens. – July 9, 2012
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