Photos courtesy of Karin Shaffer Robertson – Gladstone Volunteer Fire Department : Numerous area fire departments were on the scene of a large fire in a building that has lumber in it at the Turman Lumber Company in Arrington of South Nelson County. Crews have been battling the blaze since late Tuesday night. This photo is Wednesday – February 14, 2018
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Nelson County, Virginia
By Tommy Stafford
Turman Lumber Fire Memorial Day Weekend 2016  area fire departments have been called to a large fire at the Turman Lumber Company in Arrington, Virginia. Crews were first toned out late Tuesday night. Just before daylight Wednesday they were calling for any additional manpower available to help get relief to crews that had been fighting the blaze all night long. Though the fire had been contained earlier, hotspots remained.
Hoses cover the ground as fire crews from a number of area fire departments battle a blaze at Turman Lumber Company in Arrington on Wednesday morning – February 14, 2018.
A ladder truck from Amherst hovers over a large fire at Turman Lumber Company in Arrington as other crews draw water from a drop tank in the foreground. Wednesday morning – February 14, 2018.
A fire truck and crew from Gladstone at the scene in Arrington.
A water truck and crew from Piney River at the scene in Arrington.
Smoke rises from a building that contains lumber at the fire in Arrington.
A closer view of smoke rising from a building that contains lumber at the fire in Arrington.