(Updated at 9:40 a.m.) One person and two cats died in a house fire in Vienna early this morning.
First responders with the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and officers from the Vienna Police Department were dispatched to the 900 block of Lauren Lane SE around 2:05 a.m. Fire could be seen coming through the house’s roof when firefighters arrived on the scene, according to the FCFRD.
After working to extinguish the blaze, crews found one elderly woman and her two cats deceased inside the residence, Vienna police say.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by both the Vienna Police Department and the Fairfax County Fire Marshal’s Office.
2:05 AM units dispatched for house fire, 900 Block of Lauren Lane SE, in Vienna. Units arrived on-scene with fire though the roof. Firefighters located one occupant deceased in the home. Fire Investigators currently on scene to determine cause of fire. #FCFRD pic.twitter.com/4ISN9tRSav
— Fairfax County Fire/Rescue (@ffxfirerescue) January 12, 2021