Fire destroys Brooklyn Plantation Road home

Published 1:12 pm Friday, July 8, 2016

A three-alarm fire destroyed a home at 235 Brooklyn Plantation Road early Friday morning.

According to Prospect Volunteer Fire Chief Al Mason, crews responded to the fire at 1:40 a.m.

The house was “pretty much gone when we got there,” Mason said.

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Fire crews and staff from Farmville and Hampden Sydney fire departments, Prince Edward Volunteer Rescue Squad, Prince Edward Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Police also responded, Mason said.

No one was in the house at the time of the fire, Mason said. Two individuals lived in the home: Jerome and Lena Harvey.

There were no injuries reported.

The cause of the fire is unknown, Mason said, adding, “We didn’t see (anything) suspicious.” State Police is investigating the fire’s cause.