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Tag: "fire"

Nelson: Dry Conditions Help Fuel Afternoon Fire

Nelson: Dry Conditions Help Fuel Afternoon Fire

[ 0 ] February 6, 2013

Tye River Road SE Nelson County, VA Though we’ve had considerable rain a few days ago, the very dry air and low humidity have been the right combination for outdoor fires to sometimes get out of control. A land owner was burning trash Wednesday afternoon on Tye River Road when the blaze got out of […]

Augusta: Pre Christmas Fire Takes Lives Of Four - VSP Investigates

Augusta: Pre Christmas Fire Takes Lives Of Four – VSP Investigates

[ 0 ] December 22, 2012

Augusta County, VA Here is the verbatim press release via Virginia State Police – Richmond Three adults and a child are dead following a residential fire in Augusta County Friday night (Dec. 21, 2012). The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Culpeper Field Office is investigating the blaze that destroyed a single-wide trailer on […]

Amherst: Explosion At Ambriar Shopping Center Had Firemen Battling Blaze : Video

Amherst: Explosion At Ambriar Shopping Center Had Firemen Battling Blaze : Video

[ 0 ] December 17, 2012

Amherst Amherst County, VA Crews are on the scene Monday evening battling a blaze at the Ambriar Shopping Center after a large explosion rocked the area nearby. Many people on our Facebook timeline have been sharing pictures and reports of hearing the loud boom. Here is video shot by Travis Fulcher posted to Facebook of […]

Area Rescue Squads Free Man From Hay Baler Accident - Extinguish Burning Bales On Adial Road

Area Rescue Squads Free Man From Hay Baler Accident – Extinguish Burning Bales On Adial Road

[ 0 ] September 26, 2012

Faber Nelson County, VA Rescue crews from Wintergreen, Rockfish Valley, and Faber responded to a Wednesday afternoon call to help free a man who was caught in a hay baler. “We think his baler slipped some sort of belt, causing it to heat up,” Wintergreen Fire Chief Curtis Sheets told NCL. That set three separate […]

Shipman Fire

Shipman Fire

[ 3 ] June 24, 2012

Shipman Nelson County, VA Strong storms moved through Shipman Friday afternoon with thunder and lightening. Joyce and Jack (of Shipman Auto, a business right beside the track), believe that the blaze ignited from a lightening bolt. They said they heard the lightening stroke the ground and felt it shake their shop, which is located just […]

BREAKING: Firemen Battle Blaze At Laurelwood Condo Unit : Wintergreen Resort

BREAKING: Firemen Battle Blaze At Laurelwood Condo Unit : Wintergreen Resort

[ 0 ] February 20, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Wintergreen Fire Department has been working a blaze this snowy Monday morning at one of the condo units at Wintergreen Resort. WFD Fire Chief Curtis Sheets confirms is The Laurelwoods condo unit near The Market. NCL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura is on the scene and is sending us updates as […]

Colleen: Close Call

Colleen: Close Call

[ 0 ] September 27, 2011

Colleen Nelson County, Virginia Thanks to some quick thinkers a car fire ended up being just a car fire and not something bigger. A vehicle caught on fire at Colleen Exxon Monday afternoon and quickly became a big inferno. Some bystanders pulled the vehicle away from the gas pumps limiting the chances of it spreading. […]

Family Homeless After Major Fire Sunday Evening In Greenfield

Family Homeless After Major Fire Sunday Evening In Greenfield

[ 0 ] August 1, 2011

Greenfield Nelson County, Virginia Nine people lost their home in a Sunday evening fire that totally destroyed their mobile home on Paloma Farm Lane near Greenfield outside of Afton. Numerous fire departments responded to the blaze which took about an hour to get under control. The American Red Cross is assisting the family. More coverage […]

Pre-Dawn Fire Guts Home In Stoney Creek : 7.5.10

Pre-Dawn Fire Guts Home In Stoney Creek : 7.5.10

[ 2 ] July 5, 2010

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia It was a tragic way to end the 4th of July holiday for one family in. According to Wintergreen Fire Chief, Curtis Sheets: “At 04:51 on July 5th, the Wintergreen Fire Department was dispatched for a residential fire alarm at 21 Blue Chickory Lane. Upon arrival at 04:56, the home was […]

Busy Night For Firemen As They Battle Arrington Blaze : 5.2.10

Busy Night For Firemen As They Battle Arrington Blaze : 5.2.10

[ 0 ] May 2, 2010

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia One of Nelson County’s gem businesses took a beating late Saturday night. A major fire broke out at The California Sidecar Company in Arrington. Around 10PM fire units from several departments responded to the blaze. “One firefighter was transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation. Lovingston, Piney River, Gladstone, Amherst Co, […]

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