51
      Friday
      61 / 48
      Saturday
      76 / 55
      Sunday
      78 / 53

      Fire at Phelps Rd. School Ruled Arson

      Madison Heights, VA - Fire investigators in Amherst County say a fire at the old Phelps Road School in Madison Heights was deliberately set.

      Firefighters were called to the school just before 7 p.m. Saturday night.

      Fire investigators say someone set a fire in a hole in the rotted out floor inside.

      The blaze caused minimal damage.

      The building was already in disrepair and slated for demolition, still pending appeals.

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