Man Dies After Helping Evacuate Residents From Arlington Fire

A man died in an Arlington house fire on Christmas morning after he was instrumental in making sure the occupants were evacuated, Arlington fire officials reported.Crews arrived at around 4:20 a.m. at a home in the 5300 block of Carpenter Drive in south Arlington, where they found flames coming from the front of the structure. A resident alerted them to someone lying outside who needed assistance, officials said.The 36-year-old man, who authorities declined to identify, was treated at the site and taken to a nearby hospital where he died after numerous attempts to resuscitate him, officials said.  Continue reading...

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