Virginia Fire Damages Home
Posted at: 10/29/2013 10:55 PM
| Updated at: 10/29/2013 10:56 PM
The Virginia and Mountain Iron fire departments responded to a house fire on the 800 block of 4th St. South in Virginia on Tuesday.
According to a statement by Virginia Fire Chief Dan L'Allier, the initial crew encountered heavy heat and smoke in the basement of the home.
The fire damage was contained to the basement, but heat and smoke damaged the rest of the home, according the statement.
The only occupant and his pets were able to escape before fire crews arrived.
The fire is under investigation by the Virginia Fire Marshall and the Minnesota State Fire Marshall.