UPDATE 10:19 a.m. — The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department has said “based on severity of fire it could take days/weeks” for the investigation to determine the cause.


MCLEAN, Va. (WDVM) — A house belonging to former Governor and Senator of Virginia Chuck Robb caught fire late Tuesday night.

The fire started on the first floor of the home according to Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department (FCFRD), before spreading to the second floor of the large home.

There were two people inside, and they were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries said FCFRD on their official Twitter account.

Fire investigators are at the house to determine the cause of the fire.

Robb served as the 64th Governor of Virginia, between the years 1982 – 1986. After a short period away from politics, he went on to become a Senator for the state from 1989 – 2001. His wife Lynda Bird Johnson is the daughter of 36th President Lyndon Johnson.