A downed power line caused a brush fire in Redoubt Park during the early morning hours of Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.
Williamsburg Fire crews arrived at Redoubt Park, 510 Quarterpath Road, at 12:51 a.m. to find a fire in progress at Redoubt #1. The fire spread to an area of about 75’x100’, significantly damaging a footbridge. The fire was extinguished at 1:58 a.m.
Public access to Redoubt #1 will be closed indefinitely.
Redoubt Park preserves two redoubts that were built to guard Quarterpath Road during the Battle of Williamsburg in May 1862.