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Five Companies Fight Farmville Fire
FARMVILLE – Firefighters from Farmville, Hampden-Sydney, Rice, Prospect and Meherrin Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a report of a structure fire on Winky Street in the Town of Farmville on Monday night.
A neighbor reported the blaze just before 11 p.m. According to the Farmville Fire Department, trucks were on scene within three minutes and arrived to find the home fully involved. The residents of the home were unaccounted for at the time of the fire, but it was later determined that they were not home and no injuries were reported.
Neighbors on Winky Street indicated the possibility of a lightning strike close by that may have been the cause of the fire.