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UPDATE: Rockbridge County home destroyed in fire

January 03, 2012|NEWS 7 Web Staff
Ryan Fuqua/NEWS7

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. — UPDATED 4:30 p.m.: The home is a total loss.

A woman and her daughter were living in the home, but neither were home at the time when the fire started.

About a dozen mobile homes are without water because a well was damaged in the fire.


Crews are battling a building fire in Rockbridge County.

The fire is in a single-story building that used to be a commercial building.

It was recently renovated into a home.

Rockbridge County Emergency Services coordinator Robert Foresman tells NEWS7 that the fire has been burning about 45 minutes.

He says everyone was able to get out of the building.

The fire is on Route 501 between Glasgow and Buena Vista.

Both lanes of 501 near River Road are closed.

Check back later for more updates.

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