Crews Respond to Structure Fire in Lynchburg

Reporter: Parker Slaybaugh

Lynchburg, VA- Fire crews responded to the 700 block of Rockbridge Avenue for a structure fire in Lynchburg Sunday night.

Officials say someone was in the duplex apartment when the fire started. An elderly woman who uses an oxygen tank lives on the top floor.

Fire officials say she saw the fire when she walked into her bedroom. She then pushed the button on her emergency alert necklace to notify authorities.

Her bedroom sustained significant damage from the fire. The rooms below also sustained water damage. Officials say no one was injured and the house is repairable.