Norfolk crews douse fire at Lyon Shipyard

Norfolk crews douse fire at Lyon Shipyard

Norfolk crews douse fire at Lyon Shipyard

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Posted on March 4, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Updated Sunday, Oct 13 at 6:37 AM

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NORFOLK -- Fire crews put out a fire at Lyon Shipyard on Claiborne Avenue Monday afternoon.

The call came in at 12:10 for a fire at a building which is being demolished.

NFD says crews were on scene four minutes later and found smoke coming from a partially demolished building at the ship repair facility. The fire was also reaching the exterior of an adjacent building.

A Norfolk Fire-Rescue spokesman says crews used several hand lines to put out the fire. It was reported under control at 12:25.

Investigators said the fire was started by demolition workers using a cutting torch which accidentally ignited materials inside.

There were no injuries.

 

 

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