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Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Olive Blakoc ()
Date: May 14, 2013 08:19AM

I was driving down Sydenstricker Rd. in Springfield this past weekend, on the corner of Etta and Sydenstricker is a house with a torn blue tarp covering more than half the roof. Looks like it's been there for a long time, doesn't look like a house fire. Anyone know what this eye sore is about?

Sorry if this has been posted asked before.

Linky:

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Sydenstricker+Road,+Burke,+VA&hl=en&ll=38.765273,-77.248017&spn=0.003371,0.006947&sll=36.173357,-95.625&sspn=55.974674,113.818359&oq=sydensticker&t=h&hnear=Sydenstricker+Rd,+Burke,+Fairfax,+Virginia&z=18&layer=c&cbll=38.765193,-77.247961&panoid=nAR1vAumOrrCRtGjnwiGqA&cbp=12,62.67,,0,-1.32

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Olive Blakoc ()
Date: May 14, 2013 08:24AM

Sorry if this has been posted/asked before.

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Lortonite ()
Date: May 14, 2013 08:27AM


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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Olive Blakoc ()
Date: May 14, 2013 08:33AM

Thanks Lortonite!

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Condemned ()
Date: May 14, 2013 08:35AM

Lortonite Wrote:
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> http://kingstowne.patch.com/articles/fire-displace
> s-family-in-west-springfield-wednesday
>
> No idea why it's not been repaired.

Looks like its seen better days...
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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Olive Blakoc ()
Date: May 14, 2013 08:43AM

Yeah, their insurance must suck. It has been almost a year since the fire. The tarp that WAS covering the roof is torn and mostly hanging inside the house now.

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: BB*X ()
Date: May 14, 2013 11:06AM

"Yeah, their insurance must suck."

I thought the same thing when I drove by there a week or so ago. I guess the insurance company could have some reason to think the fire was not accidental and the whole thing may be tied up while they investigate and go to court.

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Clueless ()
Date: May 14, 2013 11:21AM

Per the Patch article, the ower is Ahmed Amini, a software developer.

"AMINI ","AHMED ","R","028"," 8725","ETTA ","DR","SPRINGFIELD ","VA","01/19/2006","NO/STATE INSPECTION "
"AMINI ","AHMED ","R","031"," 8725","ETTA ","DR","SPRINGFIELD ","VA","06/30/2009","DISREGARD TRAFFIC LIGHTS "

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Clueless ()
Date: May 14, 2013 11:25AM


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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: WTF???? ()
Date: May 14, 2013 11:33AM

The fire started in the attic and was caused by a faulty attic fan. http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/fr/news/2012archive/2012_44.htm

There is ongoing litigation between the the homeowner's insurance company, the homeowner, and the manufacturer of the attic fan. The insurance company is claiming that the homeowner knew the attic fan was faulty and was therefore negligent in not having it repaired or replaced, and so they have no liability to repair the home. The homeowner is suing the insurance company and the manufacturer of the attic fan.

Meanwhile, the property recently went into foreclosure. If the repair issue is not resolved within six months, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors can order the home be demolished.

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Olive Blakoc ()
Date: May 14, 2013 01:26PM

Wow....good stuff.

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: If it bothers you, turn away ()
Date: May 14, 2013 02:20PM

Olive Blakoc Wrote:
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> I was driving down Sydenstricker Rd. in
> Springfield this past weekend, on the corner of
> Etta and Sydenstricker is a house with a torn blue
> tarp covering more than half the roof. Looks like
> it's been there for a long time, doesn't look like
> a house fire. Anyone know what this eye sore is
> about?
>
> Sorry if this has been posted asked before.
>
> Linky:
>
> https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Sydenstricker+Road,
> +Burke,+VA&hl=en&ll=38.765273,-77.248017&spn=0.003
> 371,0.006947&sll=36.173357,-95.625&sspn=55.974674,
> 113.818359&oq=sydensticker&t=h&hnear=Sydenstricker
> +Rd,+Burke,+Fairfax,+Virginia&z=18&layer=c&cbll=38
> .765193,-77.247961&panoid=nAR1vAumOrrCRtGjnwiGqA&c
> bp=12,62.67,,0,-1.32

Eye sore? Mind your own business. And look in the mirror occasionally.

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Olive Blakoc ()
Date: May 14, 2013 04:11PM

I don't mind the look of your mother. She doesn't bring down my property value either though.

How long have you lived next door to Ariel Castro?

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: JHbPH ()
Date: May 14, 2013 05:44PM

WTF???? Wrote:
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>
> There is ongoing litigation between the the
> homeowner's insurance company, the homeowner, and
> the manufacturer of the attic fan. The insurance
> company is claiming that the homeowner knew the
> attic fan was faulty and was therefore negligent
> in not having it repaired or replaced, and so they
> have no liability to repair the home.

How could the homeowner know, or be expected to know, that an attic fan would cause a fire? Would he really have stayed in the house with that knowledge? I thought in a situation like this the insurance company would take care of the homeowner and then try to recover from the manufacturer. Not true?

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: past tense ()
Date: May 14, 2013 05:46PM

That resident had a couple of expensive cars parked out front. Guess it wasn't so important to do basic household maintenance.

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Tough One ()
Date: May 14, 2013 06:50PM

Caused by "Mayhem" from the commercials.

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Carried no homeowners ()
Date: May 14, 2013 06:55PM

I live about a mile from that house.

I think that the owner didn't carry homeowners or didn't have certain riders on the homeowners policy.

I think it needs to be demolished. However, the county (taxpayers) shouldn't have to foot the bill.

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: blanche ()
Date: May 14, 2013 08:29PM

If its demolished the county will paid for that work and then put a lien on the title. When the land sells the cost will be recouped.

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: building permits issued ()
Date: May 14, 2013 09:39PM


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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Orange Frunt ()
Date: May 14, 2013 10:15PM

building permits issued Wrote:
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> http://ldsnet.fairfaxcounty.gov/ldsnet/FIDO_rpt.as
> px

Looks like it's been slated for demolition. I wonder what SFD means, though.

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Acronym Directory ()
Date: May 14, 2013 10:37PM

SFD = Single Family Detached

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Olive Blakoc ()
Date: May 15, 2013 07:18AM

Caused by "Mayhem", now that is funny.

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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Mayhem ()
Date: May 15, 2013 07:30AM

Olive Blakoc Wrote:
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> Caused by "Mayhem", now that is funny.
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Re: Condemned house on Sydenstricker?
Posted by: Stallions_Fan ()
Date: May 21, 2013 05:52PM

Just drove by and the only thing left is the chimney! Looks much better now.

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