- Last Updated on 10:17 AM 07/09/14
- BY The Gazette-Virginian
A Tuesday fire caused $10,000 in damages and temporarily displaced a family of four, according to South Boston Fire Chief Steve Phillips.
South Boston Firefighters responded the home of Dorothy Burrell located on at 1718 Grace Ave. at 5:46 p.m. with 15 firefighters and three trucks. They were assisted by the Halifax Volunteer Fire Department with two trucks and 12 firefighters.
Firefighters remained on the scene until 8:02 p.m. dousing the flames with up to 500 gallons of water.
Phillips said the fire started underneath the house in a crawl space that was being used for storage.
The house was valued at $60,000 and cause is unknown. South Boston Police Sgt. Randy Redd is investigating the fire further.