Bedford, VA - Bedford fire crews received a call for a heavy fire from a roof around 5 p.m. Monday night.
Crews responded to Grindstone Road off Route 122 in Bedford County.
Crews say they went inside to put the fire out, but that didn't work so they had to do an exterior attack.
They also said there was a lot of damage to the home and the Red Cross is going to help out.
There is one person who lived there, but he was not home at the time.
The incident is under investigation.