Fire in Falls Church Injures Resident, Firefighter

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Fairfax County fire officials are investigating a house fire that injured a resident and a firefighter.

The fire was reported around 9 p.m. Saturday in the 500 block of E. Columbia Street in Falls Church.

Officials say one resident sustained first-degree burns but didn’t go to the hospital. A county firefighter was taken to a hospital to be treated for a laceration.

The cause remains under investigation, and damages are estimated to be more than $250,000.

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