1 Killed in Lorton Condo Fire; Firefighters Hurt

LORTON, Va. — One person has died and two firefighters suffered minor injuries in a fire that spread through a Lorton condominium complex.

Fairfax County firefighters responded to the fire Tuesday afternoon at the 8200 block of Catbird Circle.

Fire officials said one person was found dead. Fire and Rescue spokesman Dan Schmidt said two firefighters and one resident of the condominium complex suffered minor injuries.

Firefighters also conducted numerous rescues of condo residents who needed help getting out safely.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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