BEDFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT
One injured, three children unharmed following pickup overturning in Bedford
Crews from the Bedford Fire Department work to rescue an adult and three children from an overturned pickup on Dec. 27, 2020BEDFORD, Va. – The Bedford Fire Department rescued one adult and three children after their pickup flips on a Bedford road Sunday. Officials said the incident happened on the 3000 block of Bore Auger Road. When units arrived, they found a pickup turned over with an adult and three children still inside. Crews worked to remove all the victims and say the three children were uninjured while the adult had to be extricated from the vehicle and suffered minor injuries.
Two people treated for serious, life-threatening injuries after crash in Bedford
BEDFORD, Va. – A crash in Bedford on Tuesday evening left two people with serious, life-threatening injuries. It happened before 5:30 p.m. in the 5900 block of the VA Byway, according to the Bedford Fire Department. Crews arrived to find an SUV crashed into a tree with two people stuck inside, according to the fire department. Both people suffered serious, life-threatening injuries and were airlifted to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Car gets stuck into a Bedford house following crash
BEDFORD, Va. – A car crashed into a Bedford home Saturday afternoon. At about 2:20 p.m., Bedford Communications alerted the Bedford Fire Department for reports of a vehicle trapped in a house at the 1800 block of Centerville Road. Crews arrived at the scene to find the car and worked to remove the doors to free the person inside. The person was transported by medics and officials didn’t say whether they were injured. There was no structural damage to the house, according to the fire department.
Mobile home, storage shed engulfed in heavy fire in Bedford County
BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. – A home in Bedford County caught fire Wednesday morning, displacing four residents, according to the Bedford Fire Department. At about 11:32 a.m., Bedford Fire said units responded to 1090 Hill Road after reports of a porch fire at a residence. Authorities said they arrived at the scene to find heavy fire from a mobile home and storage shed. According to the fire department, the Red Cross is working to provide shelter for the four occupants who have been displaced. The fire is under investigation by the Bedford County Fire Marshals Office.
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.
Driver hospitalized after fiery crash in Bedford
BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. A person is in the hospital after authorities say they crashed into a tree before their car burst into flames. According to the Bedford Fire Department, the accident happened in the 5500 block of West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night. Officers say they told crews that were on the way that there was heavy fire and that the injured driver was out of the car and at a safe distance. Crews say they were able to extinguish the fire by 11:45 p.m. According to the fire department, the driver is being treated at Bedford Memorial.
Man reportedly attempts to elude police, causing a crash in Bedford
BEDFORD, Va. According to the Bedford Fire Department, units responded to a car crash with partial ejection near Burks Hill Road. First responders say upon arrival, they found heavy damage and multiple patients. The car reportedly attempted to elude police when it exited the bypass at a high rate of speed and lost control. Officials say one passenger was partially ejected and sent to the hospital in serious conditions, two others were hurt but not seriously injured.
Fire crews respond to house fire in Bedford, discover ‘extreme hoarding condition’
BEDFORD, Va. – Crews responded to a house fire in Bedford on Friday night. They also discovered an “extreme hoarding condition," according to the Forest Volunteer Fire Department. Crews were able to get the fire under control but the hoarding conditions “will contribute to a long overhaul,” according to the Bedford Fire Department. Crews discovered an "extreme hoarding condition." (Forest Volunteer Fire Department)
One person in the hospital after Saturday night crash in Bedford County
BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. – According to the Bedford Fire Department, a car was trapped after it crashed into a tree around 11 p.m. Saturday along the 8000 block of Big Island Highway in Bedford County. Crews removed the roof of the car to get the person inside of it out. Medics treated the person on scene. The fire department says they were then taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. Check back for more updates.
Driver freed from car after falling over embankment
Bedford Fire DepartmentBEDFORD COUNTY, Va. - A person was stuck inside a car after it fell over an embankment at the 5500 block of Big Island Highway in Bedford County on Sunday morning. According to the Bedford County Fire Department, the car came down an embankment in a thick area of vegetation. The driver was extricated from the car using a rescue stretcher. The driver was taken to Bedford Memorial Hospital. Fourth run of the morning sent BFD units to the 5500 block of Big Island Highway for a vehicle over the embankment with... Posted by Bedford Fire Department on Sunday, November 3, 2019Copyright 2019 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.
Crews on scene of house fire in Bedford County
BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. - Crews are on the scene of a house fire in Bedford County, according to the Bedford Fire Department. Authorities say the fire is located at a house at 1173 Hawkins Ridge Road. No additional information is available. Stay with 10 News as this breaking news story develops. Copyright 2019 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.