Evening fire threatens diesel and propane tanks

Fire was contained in 30 minutes

Courtesy: Altavista Fire Company
Courtesy: Altavista Fire Company

ALTAVISTA, Va. – A Saturday evening barn fire threatened a diesel tank, propane tank, according to the Altavista Fire Company.

The fire company said the call came in around 4:30 p.m. for a structural fire in the 6700 block of Leesville Road.

When crews saw the barn in flames they called for backup.

Most of the fire was contained within 30 minutes, but crews stayed on-scene for overhaul operations.

All crews left the scene around 8:30 p.m.