James City Co. homeowners displaced after fire

Posted at 11:06 PM, May 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-09 23:06:35-04

JAMES CITY Co., Va. – The James City County Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 4000 block of Powhatan Secondary in Williamsburg Thursday afternoon.

A neighbor called 911 reporting a fire in the garage in the home in the Powhatan Secondary subdivision and alerted the home’s occupant.

The first arriving units found heavy fire conditions in the garage that extended to the second floor and attic area.

The fire was brought under control at 4:38 p.m. after causing extensive fire and smoke damage to the home. While no one was injured, fire officials say the homeowners have been displaced.

The fire is under investigation.

The Williamsburg Fire Department and York County Department of Fire and Life Safety provided assistance.

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