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Williamsburg News – Public Safety

Posted on: May 18, 2021

Commercial Structure Fire – 1200 Block of Richmond Road

The City of Williamsburg Fire Department, James City County Fire Department, and York County Fire and Life Safety were dispatched to the 1200 block of Richmond Road for a commercial structure fire at 12:21 p.m. 

The first unit arrived on scene at 12:24 p.m. and found active fire involving the wooden shingles on the side of the building. The fire was quickly extinguished, and the incident was marked under control at 1:01 p.m. A total of 22 firefighters responded to manage the incident.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Williamsburg Fire Department’s Community Risk Reduction Team.

Any questions related to this incident, the department’s Smoke Alarm Program, or the department’s Home Safety Survey program, can be directed to the Williamsburg fire Department at 757-220-6220.