Brush fire contained
A brush fire was contained in a wooded area behind residences near the intersection of Milnwood Road and Price Drive Saturday morning.
The range of the brush fire was estimated to be forty-by-sixty feet, Farmville Fire Department 2nd Lieutenant Travis Finch said.
Farmville Fire Department and Hampden-Sydney Volunteer Fire Department responded to the incident.
The incident was called in at 11:31 a.m., Farmville Fire Chief Dean Farmer said.
Farmer said the cause of the fire appeared to be from ashes that had been brought out from a wood stove.
Finch said to contain the fire, responders used a “crosslay off (the) engine and a brush rake to dig a fire line to keep from going any further.”
Farmer said responders also used a layer of foam to contain the fire.