Two giraffes killed in 2-story zoo barn fire in Reston, fire rescue officials say


RESTON, Va. ABC7 Fairfax County Fire Rescue officials continue to investigate after they made the tragic announcement that two giraffes have died in a zoo barn fire Monday evening. . . According to fire rescue officials, the barn fire happened in the area of 1200 Hunter Mill Rd. in Reston. This is the same address as the business Roers Zoofari. . . Upon arrival, fire rescue says the fire had reached the roof and two floors of the two-story barn. . . Once the fire was under control, fire rescue officials made the tragic announcement that two of the giraffes were found dead. . No other animals or firefighters were injured in the fire and are being attended to by zoo staff, the fire department says. . . ABC7 has reached out to the zoo for an official statement but has not heard back yet. . . Fire rescue officials continue to investigate the fire.

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