Five Displaced in Leeland Road Fire

Just after 9 A.M. on Thursday, April 13th, Stafford County Fire and Rescue (SCFR) units were dispatched for a reported structure fire in the 00 block of Leeland Road near the intersection of Deacon Road. Multiple callers reported fire coming from a single-family home. First arriving units marked on scene less than 5 minutes later and confirmed fire coming from the front and side of the home. Crews worked quickly to extinguish the fire, bringing it under control in approximately 10 minutes.

The single occupant at the residence at the time of the fire was not injured. Five total occupants have been displaced and are receiving assistance from the American Red Cross. Two canines perished in the fire.

The Stafford County Fire Marshal’s Office determined the fire to be an accidental cooking fire. SCFR units were assisted on scene by the Fredericksburg Fire Department.