Dinwiddie fire displaces 14 families

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Fire investigators are looking into the cause of an overnight motel fire in Dinwiddie County.

It happened just before 2 a.m. at the Economy Inn in the 21700 block of Boydton Plank Road in McKenney.

It took firefighters several minutes to get control of the flames.

The red cross tells us 14 families -- 40 people in all -- were forced out of the motel.

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