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Fire Breaks Out in White Oaks Subdivision

A fire broke out in a two-story home in the White Oaks Subdivision. (Courtesy of James City County)

JAMES CITY COUNTY — The James City County Fire Department (JCCFD) responded to a structure fire in the White Oaks subdivision on Tues., Jan. 18. 

At 8:22 p.m., the JCCFD responded to a call about a fire on Huntington Drive in the White Oaks subdivision.

Units arrived on scene at 8:25 p.m. to find a two-story home with fire on the second floor, extending into the attic. 

According to JCCFD, The homeowners discovered the fire and safely evacuated with no injuries.

The fire was brought under control at 8:45 p.m. and the home sustained “significant fire and smoke damage.”

During that time, a portion of John Tyler Highway was shut down as a result.

The Williamsburg Fire Department assisted.

The JCCFD said that the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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