Fluvanna Fire Ruled Accidental

Michel Curi / CC BY 2.0

FLUVANNA – A weekend fire first spotted by police on patrol started on accident.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigation Team announced the ruling on Monday.







Crews were called to a Townline Road home on Sunday afternoon after police noticed the house’s fire alarm was sounding.

Officers located a small fire inside the home and tried to extinguish the flames but were unable to do so.







The Fluvanna Fire Department then responded and knocked down the fire.

Naturally combustible oil soaked in rags inside of a bucket likely sparked the blaze, officials say.













 

Make it easy to keep up to date with more stories like this. Download the WNY News Now mobile app on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

 

Have a news tip? Email newsdesk@WNYNewsNow.com, send us a message on Facebook, or Twitter.

WNY News Now encourages an open exchange of opinions and ideas on our stories, however, we ask everyone to follow our comment policy.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.