ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- A man who was killed in a house fire in Alexandria on Monday has been identified as 53-year-old William A. Hakenson.
Fire officials released his name on Thursday morning. They say the cause of the fire that killed him remains under investigation.
Family members say that he built the home in the 7000 block of Barbara Street himself and that he had celebrated his birthday on Monday.
At 10 p.m. the fire broke out. Two other people made it out of the house. We're told they were a woman and son.
On Tuesday, fire officials told us that the woman was flown to the Washington Hospital Burn Center with non-life threatening injuries. A man who attempted to rescue the two occupants was transported by ground to the Washington Burn Center with non-life threatening injuries.
Smoke alarms did go off, say officials.