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Firefighter Taken to Hospital Following Falls Church Building Fire

A building fire in Falls Church ended up sending one firefighter to the hospital yesterday (Tuesday).

The fire broke out around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday (July 2) in the 7400 block of Lee Highway, according to a Fairfax County Fire and Rescue tweet.

The accidental fire that started in the attic area by the chimney stack was discovered after the fire sprinkler system and fire alarm went off, the tweet said.

One firefighter was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.

The fire caused $2,500 worth of damages, according to the fire department.

Map via Google Maps, photos via Fairfax County Fire and Rescue/Twitter

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