Orange House Fire Stems from Smoking, Displaces 6

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Six residents were displaced from their home. Six residents were displaced from their home.

An early morning fire erupted on Saturday, February 4 forcing six people out of their home in Orange, Virginia.

The volunteer firefighters responded to the call on Blue Ridge Dr. around 4:40 a.m. Saturday morning. Firefighters found light smoke on the second floor where most of the fire was contained.

According to investigators, the cause of the fire is derived from a burning mattress due to someone smoking inside. 

One woman was taken to the hospital for evaluation whereas the Red Cross assisted the rest of those displaced by the fire.