Early Saturday morning, James City County volunteer firefighters responded to a Richmond Road house fire.
About 3 a.m., Edith Stewart smelled smoke, found a fire blazing in her utility room and called 911, according to a James City County news release.
By the time crews arrived, the fire had spread to the kitchen. While putting out the blaze, firefighters found a dog inside, which will be fine, the release stated.
No one was injured in the fire, the release stated.
Stewart has a special connection to the department that responded Saturday morning, the release stated.
Her husband Richard Stewart was the president of the...