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Explosion summons South Hill crews

By BECKY ROBINETTE WRIGHT, Senior Correspondent | May 20, 2021 | VIRGINIA

Story No. 052021100

SOUTH HILL,VA-Tones sounded on May 19 around 3:44 pm for an explosion on Brooke Avenue.

Chief 7 arrived on scene and reported a light haze inside the structure.

Engine 74 made entry and discovered a high reading of carbon monoxide.

A leak was discovered coming from the oven.

The structure was ventilated.

No injuries were reported.

Units responding included: Chief 7,Engine 74,Engine 73, and Truck 7.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.