Albemarle Fire Department Responds to Fire on Old Turnpike Road

Posted: Updated: Jul 05, 2018 02:35 PM
Photo courtesy of Albemarle County Fire & Rescue Photo courtesy of Albemarle County Fire & Rescue

Press Release from the Albemarle County Department of Fire Rescue:

On July 4, 2018, at approximately 11:00 p.m., crews responded to reports of a structure fire on Old Turnpike Road. Upon arrival crews found a large detached garage fully involved along with multiple vehicles parked outside the garage.

Firefighters remained on scene for several hours to extinguish the fire. The garage and contents were a complete loss with an estimated value of $250,000.

There were no reports of injuries to civilians or firefighters. The cause of this fire is deemed undetermined at this time.