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WCFR fight 2 fires in less than 2 hours

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

Warren County Fire and Rescue (WCFR) report being called to two separate fires in a short two hour period Saturday morning June 29.

First firefighters were called to a dwelling fire in the 700 block of West 14 Street Front Royal at 8 a.m.

On arrival a significant amount of smoke was seen from all sides of the residence.

Firefighters began an interior fire suppression effort and were able to confirm no one was home.

The fire was under control within approximately 20 minutes after arrival with crews remaining on scene for a little over an hour and a half.

Two adults did receive assistance from the American Red Cross.

The fire remains under investigation by Warren County Fire Marshal’s Office.

Anyone with any information on that fire is asked to contact the Warren County Fire Marshal’s Office at 540-636-3830.

Shortly after clean up of the 14 Street fire a call came in from the Hampton Inn on Winchester Road.

On arrival shortly after 10 a.m. firefighters found a first-floor room suffering from an electrical fire.

Crews entered a room to find a light ballast on fire and quickly extinguished it.

Crews remained on the scene for approximately 45 minutes clearing the smoke from the hallway of the establishment.

No injuries were reported in either Saturday June 29 event.

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