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WCFR respond to a house fire that displaces 7

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Warren County Fire and Rescue (WCFR) reports a house fire that displaced 7 people Fri. night Oct. 7.

Warren County Emergency Communications Center received multiple reports of a dwelling fire in the 1300 block of Warren Avenue.

Firefighters arrived shortly after the reports at approximately 7:30 p.m.

Significant fire conditions were reported coming from the home by the first responders and a second alarm was issued for assistance.

Additional units from Warren County along with Strasburg Firefighters responded.

Five of the home’s occupants were evaluated for smoke inhalation by Emergency Medical Services (EMS) at the scene.

The victims declined transportation to the hospital with no other injuries were reported.

The home was deemed uninhabitable with a total of 7 people being displaced by the fire.

The occupants are being assisted by the American Red Cross for their needs and accommodations.

Firefighters remained on the scene for approximately four hours.

The cause of the fire is being investigated by the Warren County’s Fire Marshal’s Office.

Along with units from Front Royal and Strasburg, Rivermont, South and North Warren, Linden, Shenandoah Shores, Shenandoah Farms and Chester Gap all responded.

Fire Chief Bonzano added that we all must discuss fire safety with our families in our homes as national fire prevention week began Sunday.

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