TRACK STORMS: Use CBS 6 Interactive Radar

House fire closes Route 1 in Ashland

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) — Fire crews have extinguished a blaze that forced two people out of their home in Ashland Thursday afternoon.

Multiple crews were called out to a house fire at 622 N. Washington Highway around 3 p.m. Firefighters knocked down the blaze in about 45 minutes.

An elderly woman was originally reported missing, but was later discovered at a neighbor’s house.

Part of Route 1 was closed while crews accessed water to fight the fire.