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Grafton Home Sustained Significant Fire Damage Early Friday Morning

A Grafton home suffered significant fire damage in the early hours of Friday, Feb. 25 (Courtesy of York County Dept. of Fire and Life Safety)

GRAFTON — In the early hours of Friday, February 25, a Grafton home sustained significant fire damage.

According to the York County Department of Fire and Life Safety (YCFLS), crews responded at 4:30 a.m. to a residential structure fire at the 100 block of Waterside Place in the Winders Pond subdivision.

Units, supported by York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office and Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Fire Department, found the home with heavy fire and smoke conditions. Two occupants were able to evacuate safely, though one needed assistance from the rear exterior deck area of the residence.

Once the fire was brought under control, units remained on the scene to search for hidden fire and to conduct an overhaul. The home is reported to have suffered significant fire damage to the garage area, attic, and second floor. The specific origin and cause are currently under investigation.

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