Updated at 2:40 p.m. — Fairfax County Fire and Rescue tweeted shortly after 2:30 p.m. that the building has been partially re-occupied.
“Rest of building expected shortly,” the tweet said. “Several units are returning to service. No other reported injuries at this time.”
Earlier: Fairfax County firefighters have extinguished an apartment fire at The Cosmopolitan at Reston Town Center.
The fire was reported shortly before 1 p.m., according to a Fairfax County Fire and Rescue spokesperson.
The fire department first tweeted about the apartment fire in the 1800 block of Saint Francis Street around 1:20 p.m., saying crews were trying to determine the source of smoke that appeared from a window on the 14th floor.
One resident was brought to a nearby hospital for a routine checkup, according to the spokesperson, who added that other building residents should be able to return inside shorty.
Shortly before 2 p.m., the fire department tweeted that the “small apartment fire is out.”
“Crews working to remove smoke from 14th floor,” the tweet said.
UPDATE- apartment fire in the 1800 block of Saint Francis Street, Reston. Small apartment fire is out. Crews working to remove smoke from 14th floor. One building resident transported to area hospital for a check-up. #FCFRD #FairfaxCounty pic.twitter.com/nAKBR59r5d
— Fairfax Fire/Rescue (@ffxfirerescue) January 3, 2020
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