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Lightening Strike in Center Cross

Yesterday's storms had sever lightening associated as well. Lightening is the most likely cause of an outside building fire near the Center Cross area. Crews responded and extinguished, the continuous rains help suppress the smoldering embers.

Early morning fire inside Lowery's

At 3:21 the TEVFD was alerted to the historic Lowery's restaurant on Church Ln and Earl St today for audible smoke alarm. Engine 1 arrived on scene and advised smoke was visible from the rear of the building and...

Smithfield School Rd Fire

TEVFD responded to Smithfield School Rd near K&Q county for a field fire, upon arrival the fire had already overtaken a pine stand and began to make a run. Virginia DoF was requested to make a safety line around...

Brush 1 makes It's debut at Little League

While a crew was cutting fence posts on a field at Essex Little League today, some sparks ignited some of the dry grass which quickly spread across the outfield. The fire was contained to about 150'x200' before being extinguished...

Report of a furnace fire in Supply

E1 on scene this morning in the north-end of the county for a reported furnace fire. Essex County EMS mutually responded, with M54 reporting a single-story masonry structure with nothing showing from all sides, no smoke or...

TEVFD responds to fire within walls of a house

TEVFD was dispatched to an address on Sunnyside Rd for report of fire within the walls of a house. And elderly couple was asleep with their 2 grandchildren as their daughter was leaving for work, she returned inside the...

Creek Drive trailer fire 1/29/14

TEVFD was dispatched to Creek Drive in the former Dixie trailer park for report of a trailer fire. When crews arrived, fire was already entomb through the windows of the structure. Engine 1, Rescue 1, and Tanker 2 established...

Battery Road House Fire

TEVFD responds to house fire in Battery today. Owner arrived home to find smoke coming the attic. Overhaul revealed the source and was quickly extinguished by Eng 1 crew.
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