Fire guts home in Buckingham

Published 11:32 am Friday, August 21, 2015


BUCKINGHAM — A two-alarm fire destroyed a single-story home at 2795 Troublesome Creek Road late Thursday night.

According to Dillwyn Volunteer Fire Department Chief Jason Wharam, the fire was reported at about 9 p.m. Crews found the house fully engulfed in flames once on scene.

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There’s no word on the cause of the fire, he said. At least three people were displaced as a result of the incident.

No one was injured. Volunteers from Glenmore Fire Department assisted, said Wharam.

The chief encouraged homeowners to install working smoke detectors in their homes.