FORT LEE, Virginia – No injuries were reported after Fort Lee fire and emergency services personnel responded to a house fire Tuesday morning in the Jackson Circle neighborhood.
When they arrived, firefighters found half of the duplex at 709 Jackson Circle fully engulfed in flames. The blaze was extinguished minutes after emergency crews arrived on scene.
The 911 call came in at 9:24 a.m., and firefighters arrived by 9:31 a.m. Prince George County and City of Hopewell fire departments provided mutual aid during the response.
The duplex was under renovation when the fire broke out. Neither side was occupied.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
For more information, contact Jefferson Wolfe at (804) 734-6965. B-roll video is available on request.
Fort Lee is the Army’s Home of Sustainment and supports the training, education and development of adaptive Army logistics professionals. The installation supports more than 90,000 Soldiers, retirees, veterans, family members and civilian employees in the local area. Fort Lee has a regional economic impact of about $2.25 billion per year. Major organizations on the installation include the Combined Arms Support Command, Army Logistics University, U.S. Army Ordnance School, U.S. Army Quartermaster School, U.S. Army Transportation School, Defense Commissary Agency and Defense Contract Management Agency.
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