Toano homeowner injured in early morning fire

One Toano resident was injured following a fire at their home early Sunday morning.

James City Bruton Volunteer and James City County Fire Department crews responded to a residential structure fire in the 8700 block of Diascund Road in Toano about 3:06 a.m., according to a news release from the county.

The victim was awakened by the smell of smoke, and found the fire near a wood stove in their home, according to the release. After attempting to put out the fire, the homeowner evacuated and called 911.

Fire crews worked to contain the heavy fire and smoke in the home with assistance from New Kent County, York County and Williamsburg fire departments.

James City County fire marshals determined the cause of the fire to be an accident, according to the release. The homeowner was taken to Sentara Regional Medical Center in York County, and is in stable condition, according to officials.

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