Nursing Home Fire in McLean

No reports of injuries

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    51 residents were evacuated after a clothes dryer caught fire. (Published Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012)

    The Fairfax County Fire Department responded this morning to calls about a fire at the Arleigh Burke Pavilion Assisted Living Facility.

    Units arrived on the scene of the McLean facility shortly after 10 a.m. Fifty-one residents were evacuated from the building, and others were told to stay in their locations. Fire officials said a dryer in the laundry room caught fire, spreading within the walls of the structure.

    Smoke is currently being removed from the building.

    No injuries have been reported at this time.