Showing posts with label house fire with fatality. Show all posts
Showing posts with label house fire with fatality. Show all posts

Monday, January 31, 2011

House Fire Claims The Life Of One

Sanford,Virginia--Virginia fire departments were called to the scene of a house fire on Saxis Road at 2:30 AM Sunday morning. The home located at 25246 Saxis Road was reported to have flames showing and an occupant still inside the dwelling.

Once the crews arrived on the scene they were able to enter the structure and locate the victim.

Fire departments from Saxis, Bloxom, New Church and Atlantic responded and remained on the scene for several hours to assist in the investigation.

Virginia State Police Investigator Neal is handling the investigation.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

UPDATE: Criminal Investigation Into Parksley House Fire

Parksley -A structure fire occurred in Parksley on January 19th, 2011. State Police were notified at approximately 2:21 AM and Special Agent N. Glenn responded.

At this time there is an ongoing criminal investigation.

There was one fatality-45 year old Dana Rodriquez of Estate Lane in Parksley. At this time an arrest of a juvenile has been made.

There will be more details on a future report.

House Fire Claims Life Of Accomack County Mother

PARKSLEY -- An Accomack County woman was killed in a house fire early Wednesday morning.

The owner of the residence identified the victim as Dana Rodriguez, 45, of Estate Lane, off Country Court. Police could not be reached to confirm the identification of the victim.

Units and personnel from Parksley, Bloxom, Tasley and Onancock responded to the 2 a.m. fire, which flattened the single-wide mobile home where Rodriguez's body was found.

Rodriguez did not work, said neighbor Willie Tumblin. He said the victim's 14-year-old daughter escaped from the fire.

Tumblin said there had been no fire when he arrived home from his job at the Perdue Farms Inc. plant at about 1:20 a.m.

Before the blaze, he said, there had been a family argument in which one of the members threatened the others.

A state police fire detective is investigating the incident. A police spokesperson did not immediately return a phone call for comment.

Rodriguez is survived by her children and an estranged husband.

The house was owned by Henry and Wanda Johnson of Bloxom. Rodriguez and her family had lived there for about eight years, said Wanda Johnson. They were in the process of purchasing the home.

"She's always been nice to me," she said. "Isn't it horrible?"

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

House Fire In Atlantic, Virginia

A woman was fatally injured in a house fire on Nock's Landing Road early Tuesday morning.

The house was fully involved when firefighters arrived on the scene shortly after the call came in to 911 at 4:41 a.m.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Virginia State Police and the woman who died has not been identified because of the pending investigation, but Atlantic Fire Chief David Grant stated that a male who emerged from the burning house told a bystander his wife had not gotten out after it caught fire.

Units from Atlantic, New Church, Bloxom, Chincoteague and Greenbackville responded to the blaze. Emergency personnel remained on the scene until 9:40 a.m.