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Man, 94, Killed in New Year's Day Fire in Va.

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    Fire Victim's Family Remembers WWII Vet

    A 94-year-old World War II veteran died in a fire at his home early Monday morning. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.

    (Published Monday, Jan. 1, 2018)

    A 94-year-old man was killed in a house fire in Annandale, Virginia, on the first day of the year, Fairfax County fire officials said.  

    Firefighters were called to Columbia Road at 4:20 a.m. Monday for a report of a fire. Family members told fire crews that Lewis Spessard, 94, was trapped inside the home. 

    Once firefighters extinguished the flames, they found Spessard dead inside the home. 

    A woman who rents a spare room in the home said she escaped the burning house as smoke detectors began sounding. The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

    Neighbors Remember Man Killed by House Fire

    [DC] Neighbors Remember Man Killed by House Fire

    A 94-year-old man was killed in a house fire in Annandale, Virginia, on the first day of the year, Fairfax County fire officials said. News4's Aimee Cho reports.

    (Published Monday, Jan. 1, 2018)