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Fire Destroys House On Dick Woods Road

Fire Destroys House On Dick Woods Road

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A fire has destroyed a two-story frame house near Ivy. Albemarle Fire & Rescue officials say 4261 Dick Woods Road is a total loss. They got calls at around 4:30 p.m. Sunday about flames showing from a house. The Fire Marshal’s office estimates the damage was $250,000. No one was in the house, and firefighters say the person who lived there is staying with a family member. There were no injuries.

 

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