At 1114 hrs, Glade Spring Fire Department was alerted to a call reporting a car on fire inside of a garage on Ramblewood Drive in Glade Spring.
Upon arrival of the first unit, it was discovered that the building was fully involved. Meadowview Vol Fire Department was alerted to assist with manpower and water supply. Smyth County Dispatch alerted Chilhowie Fire Department for mutual aid as well, however they were unavailable. Adwolfe Fire Department responded instead.
One occupant of the building was transported to a local hospital for treatment of reported second and third degree burns.
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Weather warning signals are sounded when severe damaging winds or a tornado has been spotted within five miles of our community or if the community is in the direct path of a spotted tornado as issued by the National Weather Service.
A Weather Warning Alert signal is a 3 to 5 minute steady siren and is activated in the event a tornado or severe damaging winds are reported. This reporting includes a five-mile perimeter.
All Clear Signal
In keeping with the policy of the National Weather Service, the issuance of an All Clear Signal statement SHOULD NOT be issued by local government.
The Attack Warning signal means that an actual attack or detected missile launch against the United States has been detected and that protective action should be taken immediately.
An attack warning is a three (3) to five (5) minute wavering siren tone.