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Crews respond to fire at Rocky Mount CVS

Damage, cost of repairs unclear at this time

The Rocky Mount Fire Department and several other agencies responded just after 5:30 p.m. to a structure fire at the CVS located at 970 Franklin Street across from Dairy Queen.
The Rocky Mount Fire Department and several other agencies responded just after 5:30 p.m. to a structure fire at the CVS located at 970 Franklin Street across from Dairy Queen. (Officer C. Witt with the Rocky Mount Police Department)

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. – A fire broke out at a local CVS on Thursday evening.

The Rocky Mount Fire Department and several other agencies responded just after 5:30 p.m. to a structure fire at the CVS located at 970 Franklin Street across from Dairy Queen.

Firefighters found a trash can on fire outside of the building, according to the Rocky Mount Fire Department. They said the building’s exterior sustained heat and smoke damage.

As of 8 p.m., firefighters were still on scene to ensure the fire was out.

The fire department hasn’t determined the extent of damage or cost of repairs.


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