Home goes up in flames early Tuesday

The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire on Tuesday in the early morning hours, which likely left the building a total loss, said PVFD Assistant Fire Chief Dave Berg.

A family of three awoke just before 4:45 A.M. on Feb. 16 when the smoke detectors in their home at Scow Bay Loop Rd. began going off, said Berg. They could also see flames through their living room window. None of the occupants were harmed in the fire, said Berg. The home is built on top of a garage, which is where fire officials suspect the fire originated.

Two fire engines, one ambulance and about 19 f...


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