Henry County outbuilding declared total loss after early morning fire

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HENRY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Henry County first responders were called out early Tuesday morning to battle a blaze involving an outbuilding.

Fire Chief Todd Norman with the Fieldale Volunteer Fire Company told WFXR News that the fire was reported shortly after 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7.

According to Norman, the structure — a 10 x 20 outbuilding — was fully involved in flames when crews from Fieldale arrived. Units spent approximately 90 minutes at the scene of the blaze.

While the homeowner reportedly does not know how the fire started, Norman says arson is not suspected.

There are no reports of injuries resulting from the blaze, but the outbuilding was declared a total loss, according to the fire chief.

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