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Mid-Morning Fire Destroys Home, Occupant Narrowly Escapes

Henderson County Fire Fighters extinguish a residential fire that occurred in in Luray on Sunday, February 7, 2021. 
Photo Submitted / The Lexington Progress

Article by Chief Lynn Murphy-

Henderson County Fire Department Stations #1, #7, and #11 responded to a house fire in Luray at 9:57 a.m. Sunday morning, February 7, 2021.

The house was fully engulfed in flames upon arrival. The only occupant was asleep at the time of the fire and was awakened by noise from the fire. The occupant managed to make it out of the burning / smoke filled house without injury.

It was determined that the home had a couple of smoke alarms, but they were inoperable. The occupant was very fortunate to have awakened in time to…

For the complete story, see the February 10th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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