News

Shed Fire Delays Trip Home For Many Stony Point Students

Shed Fire Delays Trip Home For Many Stony Point Students

Photo: WINA

For many kids who attend Stony Point Elementary School, the Friday afternoon trip home was more of an ordeal than usual. A shed caught fire at around 2 p.m. in the 3800 block of Stony Point Road and 20 North was blocked while crews responded. Albemarle County officials had kids go to the Stony Point Fire Department headquarters so they could board school buses or get picked up by their parents or guardians. There was a separate complication when a tractor-trailer tried to reverse its direction near the fire scene, and the driver ended up hitting a utility pole. There were no injuries but the county fire marshal’s office estimates the damages to the shed at around $15,000.

 

Latest Stories

7 hours ago in Sports

NFL bars violent offenders from rookie scouting combine

nfl

The National Football League has decided individuals who have convictions for domestic violence, sexual assault or weapon offenses will no longer be allowed to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine.

7 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Sanders Opens Local Campaign Office

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. listens to testimony. Over two hundred member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars attended a joint meeting of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Lauren Victoria Burke/WDCPIX.COM)

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will open a new Charlottesville area campaign office Wednesday evening.

8 hours ago in Viral Videos

Will Ferrell wants to be the new animal expert on ‘The Late Show’

15-overlay-7

Stephen Colbert's "The Late Show" doesn’t have an animal expert yet, so why shouldn’t it be Will Ferrell?

10 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

UVA Health System Wins Dabney Award

Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce logo (sent to us)

The UVA Health System is the winner of this year's Dabney Award from the Chamber of Commerce.

10 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Kaine Says Zika Can Be Contained

Kaine Tim 100711

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine says the nation's doctors, nurses, and hospitals can meet the challenge posed by the Zika virus.