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2 giraffes found dead in a Fairfax County zoo fire

2 giraffes found dead in a Fairfax County zoo fire said The county Fire department in a statement on Monday.
2 giraffes found dead in a Fairfax County zoo fire

Fairfax County zoo fire:

2 giraffes found dead in a Fairfax County zoo fire said The county Fire department in a statement on Monday.

Fierce Fire was Reported in Vienna Area (1200 Block of Hunter mill Road) around 5:30 pm. Two Dead Giraffes Named as Waffle who is 6 years old and other one Remained Unnamed as it has been only few months that he shifted to Roer’s Zoofari. Waffle was in Zoofari since 2016, and then joined by another companion.

While Talking about Waffle, Vanessa Stoffel who is Roer’s Zoofari owner said he was everyone’s favourite and we all are devastated by this tragic News. She revealed that waffle was one of the most popular Animal in the zoo And he has attracted lots of Visitors. He is very friendly hence became staff and Guest favourite within no time.

Apart from these Two Giraffes, Relief is no other animal is Harmed. However cause of death remained unknown.  Fire started at 2-story barn and flames were coming out of the roof and both floors.  There is no statement on how exactly this fire started. But the zoo will remain close for visitors till Friday as per zoo’s official website.

Any other casualty?

2 giraffes found dead in a Fairfax County zoo fire
2 giraffes found dead in a Fairfax County zoo fire (image credit: National Geographic)

Fire Trucks were called on time, and no other casualty reported in Fairfax County zoo fire. That is no firefighter or citizen is injured. Fire was under control in the given time. Fire department is still investigating cause of Giraffes death and fire.

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 Disaster and Animals:

This is not the First time, this kind of unfortunate incident has claimed innocent animals life. There are several instances present throughout the year. There should be some provisions to Avoid such kind of situations, however Fairfax County zoo fire has been controlled on Time. And all necessary steps were taken.

Highlights :

  • 2 giraffes found dead in a Fairfax County zoo fire said The county Fire department in a statement on Monday.
  • Fierce Fire was Reported in Vienna Area (1200 Block of Hunter mill Road) around 5:30 pm.
  • Fire has been controlled on Time.

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