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  1. Northern Va. 5-year-old dies after starting blaze with lighterRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Fire officials say a 5-year-old boy from Fairfax County, Virginia is dead after he accidentally started a fire while playing with a lighter. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue officials said in a statement Wednesday that firefighters called to a home in Lorton around 5 p.m. Tuesday found fire and smoke coming from the garage.

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  2. Police Say Cause of Lorton House Fire was a Child and a LighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WMAL-AM Washington

    The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department said that a fatal house fire last night in Lorton was an accident and caused by a child inappropriately using a lighter. The fire, which claimed the life of Stellan Lotuno, just short of five years old, occurred at the 8100 block of Arcade Street.

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  3. VA 5-year-old dies after starting blaze with lighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC12

    Fire officials say a 5-year-old Lorton boy is dead after he accidentally started a fire while playing with a lighter. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue officials said in a statement Wednesday that firefighters called to a home in Lorton around 5 p.m. Tuesday found fire and smoke coming from the garage.

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  4. Plea deal accepted for travel agent accused of scamming Smithfield High studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... He was served several warrants from another county for scamming more students. Acheampong operated Grade A Travel in Lorton, Virginia and had been in contact with more than a dozen students from Smithfield High School's Spanish program about a trip ...

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  5. Fire officials: Boy dies after starting blaze with lighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Powhatan Today

    Fire officials say a 5-year-old Lorton boy is dead after he accidentally started a fire while playing with a lighter. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue officials said in a statement Wednesday that firefighters called to a home in Lorton around 5 p.m. Tuesday found fire and smoke coming from the garage.

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  6. Boy with a lighter sparked the house fire that took his life, fire department saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    A 5-year-old Lorton boy sparked a house fire that claimed his life Tuesday by playing with a lighter, the Fairfax County Fire Department said. Firefighters saw smoke and flames shooting from the garage of the single-family home in the 8100 block of Arcade Street in Lorton when they responded about 5:10 p.m. Tuesday, the fire department said Wednesday.

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  7. Police: Young boy dead, 4 adults hurt after Fairfax house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Powhatan Today

    Firefighters were called to a home on Arcade Street in Lorton after 5 p.m. Tuesday for a fire and found heavy fire coming from the garage and smoke throughout the house. Battalion Chief Will Bailey said at a news conference that crews tried to attack the fire through the house to get to the garage, but were pushed back.

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  8. Child killed in Lorton fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTVR Richmond

    A young boy died in a house fire Tuesday. The fire started around 5:15 Tuesday evening in the garage of a home on the 8100 block of Arcade Street in Lorton, Va.

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  9. Police investigating death after house fire in Fairfax CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    ... County, authorities said. At around 5 p.m., Fairfax Fire and Rescue responded to the 8100 block of Arcade Street in Lorton for the report of a fire in a garage, the department tweeted. At around 7 p.m., the department said that investigators were on ...

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  10. Fairfax waste, recycling facility 'should be considered closed indefinitely'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Potomac Local

    The Covanta Fairfax, Inc. waste-to-energy facility, located at the county's I-95 Solid Waste Management Complex in Lorton, has been closed due to damage from an extensive fire at the facility last week. Damage assessment and plans to restore the facility to operation are ongoing.

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  11. Hernandez Insurance Agencies Launches Community Involvement Program in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | PRWeb

    Hernandez Insurance Agencies is pleased to announce the commencement of a master charity program in the McLean/Woodbridge/Lorton, VA area inviting support from the agency's network of professional partners and clients in benefitting the local community with a new charity campaign every 60 to 90 days. The inaugural campaign partners with The Arc of Greater Prince William/INSIGHT to provide opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to achieve their greatest potential for growth and independence.

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  12. Family describes mysterious killing of former World Bank economist for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Washington Post

    ... revealed this month that a pickup truck was seen leaving the neighborhood near de Leede's home on River Drive in Lorton on the night of the killing and asked that anyone with information come forward. LORTON, VA - MARCH 11: Police and other agencies ...

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  13. McAuliffe: Iomaxis' $3.8 million expansion could create 555 jobs in Fairfax CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Business Journal

    A Lorton-based technology engineering firm is embarking on a $3.8 million expansion that is expected to create 555 jobs in Fairfax County, according to a Thursday announcement from Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office.

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  14. Carly Fiorina considers running for Tim Kaine's Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... about a Senate bid on Tuesday. "It's a little early to be making that decision." Fiorina and her husband moved to Lorton in Fairfax County in 2011 after a bruising loss in her bid to unseat Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif. She ended her presidential ...

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  15. Carly Fiorina confirms it: she is considering challenging Sen. Tim KaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Washington Post

    ... about a Senate bid on Tuesday. "It's a little early to be making that decision." Fiorina and her husband moved to Lorton in Fairfax County in 2011 after a bruising loss in her bid to unseat Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.). She ended her presidential ...

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  16. Trash Fire Finally Out at Garbage Disposal Plant in VARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | NBC Washington

    A 2-alarm fire at a trash and recycling plant in Lorton, Virginia, late Thursday night is under control, but some nearby residents are concerned about its impact on the air quality. News 4's Chris Gordon reports.

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  17. Fairfax incinerator now closed after massive fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Potomac Local

    The Covanta Fairfax, Inc. waste-to-energy facility, located at the county's I-95 Solid Waste Management Complex in Lorton, has been closed due to damage from an extensive fire at the facility last week . Damage assessment and plans to restore the facility to operation are ongoing.

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  18. they Worked for a Bunch of House Democrats: House Intelligence,...Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 5 | Instapundit.com

    ... Caller News Foundation Investigative Group has learned." Plus: "Abid, Imran and Jamal have all shared a house in Lorton, Virginia, that is owned by Hina R. Alvi. Alvi is a female House IT employee who works for many of the same members as the three ...

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  19. Computers Of House Democrats Were Compromised And There Were No Russians InvolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | RedState

    ... and documents, including those related to the war on terrorism. Abid, Imran and Jamal have all shared a house in Lorton, Virginia, that is owned by Hina R. Alvi. Alvi is a female House IT employee who works for many of the same members as the three ...

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  20. 3 Stories Worth of Trash Still Smolder at Trash Center in VARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | NBC Washington

    Three stories worth of trash caught on fire at the Fairfax County Recycling and Disposal Center in Lorton, Virginia, fire officials say. Three stories worth of trash continued to smolder Friday afternoon at a waste-to-energy plant in Fairfax County, nearly a full day after it caught fire.

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