Cedarwood neighborhood home burned in overnight fire

Posted at 4:53 AM, Apr 13, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-13 06:53:34-04

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) - Fire crews were on scene before 4 o'clock Friday morning in the 3500 block of Union Branch Road, responding to a house fire.

State Police, who were also on scene, said the fire started at about 3:30 a.m. and crews arrived to find the home in the Cedarwood subdivision engulfed in flames.

Police said firefighters did not believe anyone was inside the 2-story home but were conducting a routine search just in case. [BONUS: Neighbors talk to Shelby Brown about watching neighbor’s home burn to the ground]

The homeowner has been located in Chesapeake and notified of the fire,

At about 4:45 Friday morning, crews were still working to put out the remaining flames of the house fire.