Rappahannock Oyster Company Fire

More details abut a Saturday morning fire that fire consumed part of the oyster processing section of Rappahannock Oyster Company in Topping. Fire officials say winds fed the flames as the emergency call went out at about 7:20 that morning. The Southside Sentinel reports fire was visible when the first firefighters arrived on scene on Locklies Creek Road, but fortunately the company’s seafood restaurant, remains open. the wind pushed flames away from the restaurant and other buildings at the complex that raises and markets oysters. The oyster processing plant, located on a wooden dock, was a total loss, but the company’s restaurant remains open. No official word on a cause.