House fire closes Route 1 in Ashland
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.