CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Expecting to find a brush fire, Campbell County firefighters ended up battling a blaze that ravaged a building in the Concord area Monday night.
According to the Concord Volunteer Fire Department, crews were dispatched to an initial call on Monday, April 25 about a brush fire that was threatening a structure.
However, when units arrived at the scene, they realized the blaze was a fully-involved structure fire. The department says it requested mutual aid, so Rustburg volunteer firefighters responded to the scene to assist.
In addition, the Concord Volunteer Fire Department says a second call came in about a vehicle crash, so units responded and discovered an unoccupied car up against a power pole.
There were no reports of injuries from either incident, but fire officials thanked the Concord Rescue Squad for responding to both scenes.
Personnel from the following agencies reportedly provided assistance, as well:
- Campbell County Department of Public Safety
- Campbell County Sheriff’s Office
- Campbell County Fire Marshall
- American Electric Power