Franklin County home a total loss after early morning fire

Published: Jun. 24, 2022 at 7:27 AM EDT
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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A house that caught fire early Friday morning in Franklin County has been deemed a total loss.

Crews were called to the home in the 300 block of Beechdale Road around 3:12 a.m. The Rocky Mount Fire Department, Franklin County Fire and Public Safety, Glade Hill Volunteer Fire Department, and the Burnt Chimney Volunteer Fire Department also responded.

Officials on scene told WDBJ7 no one was injured.

The structure is a two-story garage with a second-floor apartment, where one person was living. It took officials about an hour and a half to get the fire under control, extinguishing the flames by 5:00 a.m.

The fire marshal remained on scene to try to determine the cause of the fire.

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