BURKE, Va. (AP) — Fairfax County firefighters have rescued a man from a burning home in Burke.
Fire department officials say firefighters were called to a home on Church Way just after 4 a.m. Wednesday. They found smoke coming from the garage, rear and second floor of the home and received reports of a person trapped on the second floor.
Firefighters located a man in a second floor bedroom and brought him down safely. The fire was brought under control within about 40 minutes.
The man was taken to a hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Damage from the fire is estimated to be $100,000.