On June 26, 2022 about 1:10 p.m. the Longview Fire Department responded to 1823 Blueridge Parkway for a reported residential structure fire. When Fire Department personnel arrived on scene they found a portable storage building on fire. The heat from the fire had started to damage a structure in close proximity. The fire did approximately $10,000 in damage. One firefighter was transported to the hospital for a heat related illness.
The Longview Fire Department responded with 3 fire engines, 2 ladder trucks, 1 ambulance and 4 support vehicles for a total of 21 personnel.