BEDFORD, Va (WFXR) — A home was destroyed by fire on Tuesday leaving a Bedford Co. family displaced for the holidays, According to Huddleston Volunteer Firefighters.
The Bedford Fire Department says they were dispatched to a fire on the 1100 block of Artwood Drive at 12:21 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13. They received details of a man and his family being awoken by smoke detectors and noticed fire coming from their attic.
When firefighters from all around the county arrived they found the home fully engulfed in flames. They were able to search the home and rescue a baby goat, according to Huddleston Volunteer Firefighters. There were no reported injuries.
Our hearts and prayers are with this family who lost their home so close to Christmas. We ask that you keep them in prayer and in mind as well.Statement from the Huddeston Volunteer Fire Department on Facebook
The Huddleston Volunteer Fire Department says they would like to thank the Moneta Volunteer Fire Department, the Bedford Fire Department as well as the Bedford County Fire Department for their help in fighting the fire.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.