Sparks Suspected Cause of Bedford Co. Sawmill Fire

Bedford Co., VA -Bedford County Fire Marshal John Jennings suspects sparks could have started a sawmill fire last month.

Jennings said workers at Central Virginia Pallet and Stake were cutting rebar just before quitting time on April 23. Flames were reported about a half hour after the workers left for the day.

Jennings said he cannot rule out an electrical fire. He does not believe the fire was intentionally set.