- December 26 – A fire in the home at 4321 Selkirk Drive in Fairfax kills 3-year-old Freddie Tillery, Jr. and his 2-year-old sister Susie. The eleven other Tillery children manage to escape the blaze in the Hampton Wood neighborhood.
- Burchard, Hank. "2 Children Killed by Fire in Bedroom." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 2. Dec 27 1966.ProQuest. Web. 31 July 2016 .
|Fairfax County by Year: 1966|
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