Fire at Orange County sawmill ruled accidental

Fire at Orange County sawmill ruled accidental
Smoke from the Orange County fire (Source: WVIR)

ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Update: The fire on Tuesday, April 21, at the sawmill in Orange County has been ruled accidental.

ORIGINAL 04/21/2021 : A timber company is charred after a massive fire in Orange County broke out Tuesday afternoon. The fire near Locust Dale involved a sawmill.

Bert Roby, assistant chief for the Orange Volunteer Fire Department, says crews from as far as Culpeper County used 100,000 gallons of water from a hydrant. Approximately 50 firefighters and EMS personnel were on the scene.

The cause of the fire has not been determined and there are no injuries reported.

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