MVFD: Tree catches fire in Meadowview, VA town square due to power lines


MEADOWVIEW, Va. (WJHL) – Firefighters were on the scene of a tree on fire in the Meadowview town square early Wednesday morning.

According to the Meadowview Volunteer Fire Department, the cause of the fire appears to be power lines entangled in the tree.

The fire department had a unit on the scene and awaited the arrival of the power company.

The fire started sometime before 5:50 a.m. on Wednesday.

At 9:00 a.m. Appalachian Power was reporting an outage at the town square, and eight customers are reported to be without power.

The outage has since been resolved, and all customers have power again.

Washington County Life Saving Crew confirmed there were no injuries related to the fire.

News Channel 11 is working to gather more details, but no other structures have been reported to be affected at this time.

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