Update to the Investigation of the Structure Fire at 139 Warehams Point Road on 01/17/02
Date: January 18, 2002
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: James City County Fire Department
The Fire marshal’s office has reported that the origin of the fire on the morning of the 17th is near the rear of 139 Warehams Point Road. The fire on the evening of the 16th was located near the front of the same unit in a breakfast nook/kitchen area.
There are two parts to determining the cause of any fire. The first phase or part is to determine the origin of the fire. Locating origin is just another way of saying, where did the fire start? Once the origin has been determined, the next part is to determine the cause of the fire.
The cause of the 2nd fire has not been determined at this time. The Fire Marshal’s office is continuing with their investigation.