WCFR report 3 structures burned on March 3

Warren County Fire and Rescue Logo. Used by permission by Warren County Deputy Director of Emergency Services Brian Foley

Just after 1:30 the afternoon of March 3 Warren County Fire and Rescue (WCFR) report being called to smoke coming from a vacant dwelling on Osage Street Front Royal.

On arrival firefighters found fire through the roof of the empty building and spreading to adjacent buildings.

The three buildings involved were searched and crews confirmed no occupants were inside.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire and prevent additional spreading.

The fire’s origin is being investigated by Warren County’s Fire Marshal’s Office and anyone with any information on the incident is asked to call 540-636-3830.

Fire units remained on the scene for approximately 3 and half hours and were assisted by the Front Royal Police Department.

Along with units from WCFR, Front Royal Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Fortsmouth and Strasburg Fire Department were also dispatched on the call.

There were no injuries reported in the incident.

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FRVFD mourns loss of Feldhauser

Warren County Fire Chief Bonzano and the entire Fire and Rescue department were saddened to announce the passing of Ronald “Hoss” Feldhauser. 

Hoss was a lifetime member of the Volunteer Fire Department and served with great pride and dedication in a variety of roles.

He will be missed by the department and the community he served.

The family will receive visitors at the firehouse on North Commerce Avenue from 12-1 pm followed by a memorial service starting at 1 pm.

Memorial donations may be made in Hoss’s name to Marlow Heights Baptist church, Front Royal Volunteer Fire Department’s “Truck Fund” or the Boy Scouts of America Troop 52. 

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