NEW INFO: Vacant Plymouth Home Catches Fire

Firefighters said they got an early morning call to a house fire in Plymouth, but the home was a total loss before they even arrived.

Washington County dispatchers said crews got the call to 103 Cranberry Street in Plymouth at 4:11 Friday morning.

Plymouth Volunteer Fire Department Chief, Joey Thompson, said as soon as crews arrived they saw flames coming from windows and knew the home was a total loss.

The Chief said it appears the home was vacant and no one was hurt as firefighters battled the blaze.

According to Thompson, the house had power and utility crews had to cut the lines to the house before firefighters could tackle the flames. Thompson said that prolonged the fire fight to an hour and a half.

Dominion Power said no other customers along Cranberry Street were in the dark as crews cut power to the home on fire.

Chief Thompson said they still do not know what caused the blaze.


Emergency crews said firefighters were called out early Friday morning as a vacant house was burning.

Officials said power was running to the home at 103 Cranberry Street in Plymouth, though no one was living inside the home.

Fire crews were called out to the Plymouth property at 4:11 a.m. Officials said they had to cut off power to the home be sure the fire did not get any worse.

While no injuries were reported, dispatchers said the home was a total loss.

According to Dominion Power, no other homes in the area were without power as a result of the nearby fire.

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