Elderly Person dies in Fairfax County House Fire

An 82 year-old male died in a house fire earlier Saturday evening in the 3700 block of Logan Court in the Alexandria part of Fairfax County.

According to Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Battalion Chief Willie Bailey the fire started in a single family home around 4 p.m Saturday.

They responded to the area after a neighbor called 911 to report smoke coming out of the house. 

Firefighters were able to pull an 82-year-old man out of the burning home.  He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounce dead later on, Bailey said.

No one else was inside the house.

The cause of the fire is believed to be electrical in nature.

Investigation is ongoing. 

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