Lorton Fire Claims Three Lives

Wed., Sept. 22 — A fire in a Lorton townhouse claimed the lives of a 24-year-old mother and her two youngest children early today. Fire officials said they believed the fire began at about 8:30 am in a townhouse at 9639 Hagel Circle. The mother apparently was trapped on the second floor of the townhouse … Continue reading

Hurricane Earl Heads Up the Coast

Sept. 3 — Hurricane Earl is marching up the East coast, bringing high winds, heavy rains and forcing some evacuations. We’ll keep an eye out on things and post some “user-generated content” as we find it, which will give you an idea of the strength of the storm as it heads up the Mid-Atlantic coast. … Continue reading