Photo courtesy Onancock Vol. Fire Company Facebook page

A chicken house on Airport Road in Melfa was heavily damaged by a fire  Tuesday morning.   Units from Melfa, Onancock, Tasley, Wachapreague, Parksley,Painter, Nassawadox, New Church,  Eastville and Atlantic responded to the fire at approximately 11:00 a.m. 

Firefighters arrived to find the house partially involved.  The fire did not spread to any adjoining chicken house.   

Emergency responders remained on scene for over two  hours.