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59-year-old man dead in Fairfax County 2-alarm fire

Fire investigators identified the man as Charles Ngeh.
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Fire at a townhouse in Fairfax County, VA.

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. — Fire investigators have identified the man killed in a Fairfax County townhouse fire over the weekend.

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue responded to a two-alarm fire at a townhouse on the 9100 block of Aspenpark Ct. in Lorton, Virginia around 11 p.m. on Feb. 26. 

Two residents were transported to the hospital with one experiencing minor injuries. The other resident suffered from life-threatening injuries and succumbed to their injuries at the hospital, according to Fairfax County Fire and Rescue.

The dead man was later identified as 59-year-old Charles Ngeh.

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire, but say the fire originated in a bedroom.

The February 26 fire was the first fatal fire of the year, according to the Fairfax County Fire Department.

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