Shenandoah Farms home destroyed in morning blaze
A Front Royal man’s home at 436 Youngs Drive, in the Shenandoah Farms area, was destroyed in a fire shortly after 9 a.m. Monday.
The Warren County Fire Marshal’s Office stated there were no injuries, either to the home’s occupant or to firefighters, but the fire caused an estimated $180,000 damage to the home and its content.
Upon arriving at the scene, firefighters were able to get the blaze under control within approximately 30 minutes. They stayed for several hours to ensure the fire was extinguished.
The occupant, who was not home at the time of the fire, was left “with only the clothes he had on,” according to a news release from the Fire Marshal’s Office. The release also stated the occupant is receiving aid from the American Red Cross.
The release noted that the cause of the fire is under investigation. Fire Marshal Gerry Maiatico could not be reached for comment.