Oil Furnace Sparks Service Station Fire in Falls Church

Fire department officials say a fire at the Shell gas station in the Falls Church area started by accident in the attic.

The fire broke out yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon at 6519 Arlington Blvd.

“Owner observed smoke in attic and called 911,” Fairfax County Fire and Rescue tweeted today (Wednesday).

A malfunction in the oil furnace caused the fire, according to the fire department.

No injuries have been reported and fire caused $10,000 worth of damage, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue said.

Photos via Fairfax County Fire and Rescue/Twitter

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