Several fire companies responded to a garage fire last night at 30530 Argentine Place near Painter. A fire was reported in a work shop. Units from Painter, Melfa, Wachapreague, Exmore and Onancock responded to the fire at approximately 9:30 p.m.
Firemen arrived to find smoke coming from the building. The fire was brought under control in approximately 15 minutes.
At 10:15 a fire was reported with possible entrapment on 20051 Saxis Road. Saxis, Bloxom, Atlantic and New Church were dispatched to the scene. There was a report of smoke and flames showing with two individuals still in the structure. Firemen arrived to find flames showing from the rear of the structure.
Firemen reported the fire to be knocked down at 10:25. The two subjects in the house were removed safely and were checked by EMTs on the scene.