Large garage fire in Danville causes road closure

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Courtesy: Danville Fire Dept.

UPDATE 11:25 a.m.: The Danville Fire Department says Industrial Avenue has reopened.

DANVILLLE, Va. (WFXR) — The Danville Fire Department responded to a large garage fire at 902 Jefferson Street at 5:45 a.m. on Saturday.

According to the Battalion Chief Brian K. Alderson, first responders were on scene in five minutes and found a large one-story garage with heavy fire venting through the entire roof.

As of 9 a.m., three engines, one ladder, and several support vehicles remain on scene, as well as Danville Life Saving Crew, Danville Police, and Danville Utilities are assisting.

Battalion Chief Alderson says the cause of the fire has not yet been determined. Surrounding buildings are not in danger from the fire, but Industrial Avenue is closed until further notice.

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