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James City County firefighters asked to help extinguish Henrico County blaze

James City County firefighters asked to help extinguish Henrico County blaze

Firefighters from the James City County Fire Department are helping out their counterparts in Henrico County today after a fire broke out at the Richmond Yacht Basin.

The Port of Virginia asked James City County to help because of its proximity.

"They were looking for some assistance, and James City County has the closest marine incident response team," battalion chief Al Catlett said.

James City County sent six people to Henrico County, and they arrived around 10:30 a.m.

Catlett said the firefighters finished up around 3:30 p.m. and were heading back to James City County.

In addition to helping douse the fire, James City County firefighters...

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