For Additional Information: Chief Mark Lockhart540-658-8598
Stafford, VA – February 17, 2017 – Stafford County firefighters responded to a commercial building fire at 3619 Jefferson Davis Highway this morning at 8:48 a.m. First arriving units found fire visible from the roof of the Ricky’s Chicken II restaurant. The fire was located within the hood system in the kitchen area and had extended through the metal ductwork up through the roof. Firefighters conducted an aggressive fire attack and brought the fire under control in approximately 15 minutes. There was damage to cooking equipment in the kitchen, the roof of the building and an adjoining office suite. One lane of southbound Jefferson Davis Highway was shut down for a time during fireground operations.
Firefighters and EMS personnel from Potomac Hills Station 10, Falmouth Station 1, Stafford Station 2, Mountain View Station 4, Aquia Station 9, Berea Station 12, Shelton Shop Station 14, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Prince William County and the City of Fredericksburg responded to the alarm. The Fire Marshals Office investigated the fire and the cause was determined to be accidental and damage is estimated to be $100,000.
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