Gerry fire put out in half hour

GERRY — Investigators were called to the scene of a fire that broke out in the town of Gerry.

A passerby spotted smoke coming from the area of 2146 Hanson Road on Thursday around 12:45 p.m. Fire officials found heavy smoke coming from the basement of a property, believed to be used as a hunting or summer lodge.

Volunteer firefighters from several departments were summoned, including Gerry, Sinclairville and Fluvanna, among others, and a water source was established.

The fire was reported out in about a half hour.


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