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Loudoun County Virginia - LCFR Fire Marshal s Office Makes Arrest in Aldie Vehicle Fire 06 October 2022 ( news )
Loudoun County , state Virginia ( By Press Release office)
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On Saturday , October 1 , 2022 , the Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal’s Office ( LCFR - FMO ) arrested Sean Christopher Palazzo and charged him with arson of personal property for a vehicle fire in Aldie .
At 6:40 p . m . , Saturday , October 1 , 2022 , the Loudoun County Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call from a passerby reporting a vehicle on fire in the 41100 block of John Mosby Highway in Aldie . Fire and rescue crews located the vehicle and confirmed that the fire was fu......lly extinguished . The fire was extinguished prior to fire and rescue units arrival .
The LCFR - FMO arrived on scene and performed a fire origin and cause investigation . The LCFR - FMO located Sean Christopher Palazzo , who was identified as being involved in the incident . Palazzo was taken into custody , transported to the magistrate’s office , and charged with a class 4 felony arson of personal property per Code of Virginia § 18 . 2 - 81 for the burning or destroying of personal property valued over $1 , 000 . Mr . Palazzo is currently being held at the adult detention center in Leesburg .
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue officials remind residents to lock their car doors . Getting into the habit of the 9PM Routine can help protect you and your belongings . The 9PM Routine asks that at 9:00 p . m . you:
Remove valuables from your vehicles & make sure the vehicle doors are locked
Check to make sure garage doors are closed and secure
Lock all exterior doors to your residence
Activate any alarms or security systems
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