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Family of 6 displaced after flames tear through Ashland home

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Posted at 5:32 PM, Jan 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-16 06:54:12-05
Country Club Drive Fire

(SOURCE: Hanover Fire-EMS)

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. — An Ashland family of six is without a place to live after their home went up in flames Thursday afternoon.

The fire broke out just after 3:55 p.m. in the 14000 block of Country Club Drive.

“Upon arrival, fire crews found a single-family home with fire coming from the rear of the structure,” Battalion Chief Jason Williams said in a news release.

Firefighters worked for about 45 minutes to extinguish the blaze.

The Hanover Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating what sparked the fire.