FRONT ROYAL – A Sunday fire resulted in $220,000 of estimated damages to a High Knob home and rendered it uninhabitable, according to a Warren County Fire and Rescue news release.

A Friday evening house fire in the 8000 of John Marshall Highway in Strasburg displaced a resident and caused an estimated $50,000-$75,000 in damages, according to Shenandoah County Fire Marshal David Ferguson.

A Warren County resident is accused of violating the state’s burn ban on Tuesday after a fire spread from a pile of debris.

FRONT ROYAL – A Front Royal woman accused of setting fire to her apartment will stand trial this year.

Firefighters prevented a hay bale fire near Woodstock on Tuesday from causing more damage.

A Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputy was in the right place at the right time on Sunday, helping to prevent a tragedy when a detached garage went up in flames.

A Woodstock man suffered injuries in a motor vehicle crash that occurred in Shenandoah County last week.

STEPHENS CITY – Town council members and administrators from Middletown and Stephen City met with Frederick County officials Monday night to discuss continued work on an agreement to consolidate fire and rescue services.


WOODSTOCK — The town’s fire chief is stepping down after 45 years of volunteer service with the Fire Department.

As families prepared to sit down around their dinner tables on Thanksgiving, one family in Warren County had to rush out of their home with pets in tow as a chimney fire spread, threatening everyone inside.

Firefighters increased their control over a blaze burning in the George Washington National Forest on Friday.


Firefighters continued Wednesday to battle a blaze covering hundreds of acres in the George Washington National Forest.

Warren County Department of Fire and Rescue Services responded to a structure fire in Front Royal Sunday afternoon.


STAR TANNERY – A fire, aided by the wind, ripped through a home on Zepp Road on Monday evening while the owners were away.

The Woodstock Fire Department plans to install a vehicle exhaust extraction system with a recently awarded $64,761 federal grant.

Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue members responded to a fire in New Market over the weekend, doing their best to salvage a home that went up in flames after the occupant left a candle unattended.

Crews with the Mount Jackson Rescue and Fire Department had to fight a fire at their own station on Saturday

An investigation into the removal of an oxygen cylinder from the Middletown Volunteer Fire Department in May by its fire chief was recently completed with no action being recommended. 

The Shenandoah Fire Marshal’s Office has released the name of the 72-year-old man who died last week in a fatal fire at Massanutten Manor in Strasburg.


A 72-year-old Strasburg man died Wednesday as a result of injuries he sustained in an early morning fire that appears to have started as he was smoking while using an oxygen tank, investigators said.


FRONT ROYAL – Cardboard boxes filled with pictures curling from the smoke and water were all that was recovered from a structure fire down the road from the Warren County social services center Wednesday afternoon.

Investigators have ruled the cause of Tuesday’s house fire at 602 Stonewall Drive in Front Royal as arson.

A man was transported to Shenandoah Memorial Hospital on Friday morning after suffering an electric shock at Valley Fertilizer in Mount Jackson, the Shenandoah County Fire Marshal’s Office confirmed Friday evening.


A fire at a home at East Stonewall Drive and Jackson Street in Front Royal on Tuesday caused significant damage, roughly estimated at $100,000, according to Warren County Fire Marshal Gerry Maiatico.

One of New Market’s oldest residential buildings caught fire at 9516 S. Congress St. early Monday morning, causing roughly $95,000 in damages, according to Bill Street, director of operations for Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue.

The Shenandoah County Fire Marshal’s Office continues to investigate a recent Toms Brook fire that has been ruled an arson.

The investigation into the arson fire at a Tom’s Brook home continues, and investigators are asking for help.

Tuesday’s fire in Tom’s Brook has been ruled an arson, and a reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to a conviction.

A fire destroyed a tractor-trailer hauling mulch near Strasburg on Thursday afternoon.

MIDDLETOWN – Fire Chief Mark Dalton told Town Council members this week that Frederick County’s fire chief could become the leader of the county's 11 volunteer fire departments.

Fire officials blame improperly discarded smoking materials for causing a Friday morning house fire in Warren County that left occupants temporarily without a home.

Authorities have released the identity of the 51-year-old woman who died in the Wednesday morning fire at the Royal Hills Apartments in Front Royal.