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Bedford Fire investigates overnight apartment fire


BEDFORD, Va. – The Bedford Fire Department is investigating an overnight apartment fire on Blue Ridge Avenue.

According to Deputy Chief Matt Scott, firefighters arrived on scene around 1:15 a.m. Sunday to heavy smoke coming from a two-story wood frame apartment building.

The fire was contained to a bedroom in the building.

It took firefighters about 10 minutes to gain control of the fire.

Scott estimates the damage to be about $35,000.

No one was injured, according to the release.

The fire remains under investigation.

About the Author:

McKinley Strother joined the WSLS 10 News team in June 2020. He anchors Virginia Today on Saturdays and Sundays and you'll also catch him reporting during the week.