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Danville Virginia - Structure fire at RCATT 27 May 2022 ( news )
Danville , state Virginia ( By Press Release office)
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The Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at the RCATT building located on Slayton Ave . @ 2:02 PM . The DFD responded with 4 engines , 1 ladder truck , 2 support units , and 1 command unit . Upon arrival , E7 ( Airport Station ) reported smoke coming from the roof line . Upon further investigation , E7 determined the fire was smoldering in fiber board located between the outside metal of the buildings exterior and the interior block wall . The facility personnel were evacuated and crews then accessed the area by removing the roof flashing and some of the exterior metal covering the walls . The Fire Marshal arrived on scene and later determined the cause to be a faulty exterior electrical outlet . DFD crews were on scene for approximately two hours , thirty minutes . No injuries were reported and damage to the building was minimal . DLSC was also on scene to assist with firefighter rehab .
Battalion Chief T . E . Napier , Jr .
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