Danville Fire Department responds to fire - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Danville Fire Department responds to fire

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The Danville Fire Department says a mentally unstable person started a fire Saturday afternoon.

Multiple crews responded to a reported structure fire in the 130 block of Piney Forest Rd.

The first arriving engine reported nothing showing on his initial transmission and later said the fire was put out with a fire extinguisher by the police department.

"Upon further investigation it was revealed that this incident involved a mentally unstable individual that started the fire. This incident was turned over to the police department who arrested the individual," said a news release. 

Damage was minimal and units were on the scene for approximately thirty minutes. 18 firefighters responded to this call.

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