Ashland family displaced after fire

ASHLAND, VA (WWBT) - A family is left without a place to stay after an early morning house fire in Ashland.

It happened in the 200 block of North James Street around 2:40 Saturday morning.

That's not far from Randolph-Macon College.

Fire crews say it appears to be a chimney fire that caused an estimated $40 thousand in damage to the home.

Everyone including the family pet made it out safely.

The Red Cross is assisting the family with clothes and shelter.

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