2-Alarm Fire Burns Fairfax County Home

A two-alarm fire burned a home in McLean, Virginia, and crews spent nearly two hours trying to knock down the blaze.

Firefighters were called to the 800 block of Turkey Run Road for a house fire at 8 a.m. Saturday. A family inside the home was able to escape after smoke alarms went off, the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department said.

Video taken from a person at the scene showed heavy flames through the roof and dark clouds of smoke rising high above the house.

The area is heavily wooded with a narrow road, which made it difficult for crews to get water to the fire.

About 9:45 a.m., the county fire department said the bulk of the fire was out, and crews were working on extinguishing small pockets of fire.

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