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Fire damages Petersburg hotel

Fire damages Petersburg hotel
Posted at 5:57 PM, Jun 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-21 18:36:32-04

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Fire crews responded to a fire on Tuesday evening at the Oyo Hotel in Petersburg.

Responding firefighters said that the fire started in a bottom room of the hotel. Crews were able to quickly put out the fire and no firefighters or civilians were injured.

While the fire was able to be contained to one room, multiple other rooms experienced heavy smoke and heat damage.

One section of the building is being isolated due to damage.

At this time, it is unknown how many occupants have been displaced. Fire officials are working with management to address those who were displaced from the fire.

The Petersburg Fire Marshals are currently investigating the origin of the fire.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.

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