Early video: House fire in Bedford County, Virginia.

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Video from bedfordfd of a house fire yesterday afternoon. Here’s part of the description:

1242hrs- Bedford Communicatons alerted Companies 8 (Moneta), 13 (Stewartsville-Chamblissburg-2nd due), and 1 (Bedford-RIT) to 8646 Dickerson Mill Road for fire in the attic of a private dwelling. Medic 14-8 was the first to arrive to find heavy fire showing from the roof on sides Alpha and Bravo. Wagon 1 (with three) arrived next at 1250hrs and began stretching a line into the interior as Fire Attack Group 1. Engine 13 arrived just behind W-1 and established Dickerson Mill Road command. Ladder 1 (with six) arrived and began the primary search and controlling utilities. The fire was marked under control at 1317hrs.


It happened on Dickerson Mill Road in Moneta. It took multiple tankers filled with water and firefighters from c, Stewartsville-Chamblissburg, Bedford, Saunders and Hardy to get this fire under control.

Officials say three people live in the home: A mother, son and grandmother. They say the mother and grandmother were cooking in the kitchen when the fire started. Both were able to get out, and there were no injuries.

One lieutenant with the fire department says oxygen tanks were exploding while they were fighting the fire.

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