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Heavy Fire Destroys Home in Wytheville

By MICHAEL F. FRONIMOS, Correspondent | July 27, 2020 | VIRGINIA

Story No. 072920100

Wytheville, VA - On July 27th, Wytheville Fire & Rescue Dept. was dispatched for a confirmed working fire with heavy fire showing upon dispatch. Rescue Engine 61, Tanker 61, Medics 61 and 62, Truck 61 and Chiefs 601, 602 and 603 responded with 11 personnel. An additional eight off-duty personnel responded on call-back for manpower and back-fill of the town. Max Meadows FD responded with an engine and two tankers with six personnel. No injuries were reported, residents were not home at the time of the fire. The cause of the fire was determined as accidental.

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