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VIDEO: Moments after Williamsburg helicopter crash, latest updates on July 8 crash

VIDEO: Moments after Williamsburg helicopter crash, latest updates on July 8 crash

The City of Williamsburg released a video showing the moments after the July 8 helicopter crash in Bristol Commons.

The nearly 50-minute video begins minutes after the crash and shows the neighborhood being engulfed in gray smoke. The city attorney’s office released the video in its full length to The Virginia Gazette after a Freedom of Information Act Request.

The city also released a final ruling on the cause of the fire and information on the extent of its fire rescue operations on July 8 as a result of a Virginia Gazette request.

Williamsburg Fire Department Fire Marshall Cary Middlebrook ruled the fire was a result of the helicopter crash.

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