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News Alert : Nelson : Afton : Crews Work Fully Involved House Fire : Updated 6PM

Photo courtesy of Linda Mawyer : Fire crews are on the scene of this fully involved house fire just off 151 in Greenfield / Afton near Paulie's Pig Out - March 3, 2017 [1]

Photo courtesy of Linda Mawyer : Fire crews are on the scene of this fully involved house fire just off 151 in Greenfield / Afton near Paulie’s Pig Out – March 3, 2017

Greenfield / Afton
Nelson County, Virginia

A large house fire in the Afton / Greenfield area of Nelson County along 151 is out. The home is a total loss according to Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets. “There were no injuries,” Chief Sheets said and luckily everyone got out alive and unharmed.


Video above by BRL Photographer Marcie Gates

BRL has learned though some family pets were lost, several of the family’s dogs were saved.

Photo By Carlos Becerra : The house fire as it was nearly extinguished - Friday afternoon - March 3, 2017 [2]

Photo By Carlos Becerra : The house fire as it was nearly extinguished – Friday afternoon – March 3, 2017

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Fire crews are on the scene of this fully involved house fire just off 151 in Greenfield / Afton near Paulie’s Pig Out

2:35 PM Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets:

We were toned for a structure fire. Upon arrival crews reported heavy fire.

Well over a dozen pieces of fire equipment on scene.

Rockfish FR
Wintergreen FD
Faber FD
Crozet FD
Lovingston FD
Gladstone FD
Wintergreen RS

Piney River FD

NCSO

VSP
Virginia Department of Forestry

Avoid area.

Photo courtesy of Melanie Wood : Another view of the fire when it was fully involved. Friday - March 3, 2017 [3]

Photo courtesy of Melanie Wood : Another view of the fire when it was fully involved. Friday – March 3, 2017


Photo courtesy of Taylor Ashley : By 2:15 to the 2:30 timeframe Friday afternoon, the brunt of the fire had been knocked down, but thick smoke remained. March 3, 2017 [4]

Photo courtesy of Taylor Ashley : By 2:15 to the 2:30 timeframe Friday afternoon, the brunt of the fire had been knocked down, but thick smoke remained. March 3, 2017