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Firefighter stable, but seriously injured after Moneta house fire

A dog also died in the fire

The fire happened Saturday evening in Moneta.

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. – A dog is dead and a firefighter is in the hospital after a fire in Moneta.

The Bedford County Fire Department said it happened at 1010 Dale Court Saturday afternoon just before 5 p.m.

We’re told the firefighter was originally taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, but was then flown to VCU Medical Center in Richmond.

Firefighter seriously injured in Moneta house fire on Saturday. (WSLS)

Crews from Moneta Fire Department, Bedford Fire Department, Stewartsville-Chamblissburg Volunteer Fire Dept., and Bedford County Department of Fire & Rescue responded.

The Forest Fire Department and Hardy Fire Department responded to the scene after it was declared a ‘Mayday’ situation.

According to a Facebook post by the Bedford Fire Department, a dog was found, but died from its injuries after failed resuscitation efforts.

No word yet on what caused the fire.


About the Author:

Lindsey joined the WSLS 10 team as a reporter in February 2019 and is thrilled to call Roanoke her new home!