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9 people displaced after Christmas Day fire in James City County

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Posted at 7:30 PM, Dec 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-26 15:11:34-05

(JCCFD)

JAMES CITY Co., Va. – Nine people are displaced after a Christmas Day fire in the Governor’s Land subdivision of James City County.

At approximately 5:05 p.m., firefighters from the James City County Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 3100 block of Parkside Lane. When crews arrived, they found smoke and flames coming from the house’s garage, with the fire extending to a room over the garage.

The fire department said a holiday gathering was going on when the fire started.

According to the fire department, nine people were home, and all were evacuated safely. They will be staying with friends for the night. Neighbors told News 3 they are rallying together to help the family with anything they might need.

No injuries were reported, and James City County Fire Marshals are investigating.