AFD Responds to Braddock Metro Brush Fire
Fire Department says Monday evening blaze isn't considered suspicious.
The Alexandria Fire Department responded to a small brush fire outside Braddock Road Metro station on Monday evening.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation by Metro Transit Police.
“We really just put out the fire for them,” said an AFD spokesperson.
The blaze occurred around 6 p.m. in a line of hedges between the station entrance and its parking lot. AFD suppressed the blaze and handed the investigation over to the Metro Transit Police.
“It was just a brush fire,” said an MTP spokesperson. “It isn’t considered suspicious.”
Metro commuters are reminded to report any suspicious activity to MTP by calling 202-962-2121.
Editor's Note: Big thanks to Laura Rose and Sean Holihan for the photos.