Young boy dies in Lorton house fire

- A young boy and two family pets have died after a house fire in Lorton, Virginia Tuesday night.

Around 5:10 p.m. the Fairfax County Fire Department reported that there was a fire in the garage of a house in the 8100 block of Arcade Street.

Later that evening Fairfax County Police announced they were conducting a death investigation at the same house.

Four adults, three men and one female, were also transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to officials.

Homicide and Crime Scene detectives responded to the scene and are actively working the investigation in conjunction with the Fairfax County Fire Marshal’s Office.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Vickery at 703-246-7800 or Crime Solvers electronically by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637) or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

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