Dog saved in house fire, family of three displaced
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A family of three and their dog have been displaced after a house fire in Albemarle County.
It broke out at around 4:30 Monday afternoon in the upstairs of a townhome on Oak Hill Drive, which is just off of 5th Street.
Crews from Albemarle and Charlottesville responded. The fire was out within 30 minutes.
"Crews arrived and were unsure if anyone was home at the time. Crews made an aggressive interior attack and search. No humans were found but a dog was and was rescued," ACFR Battalion Chief Philip Burkett said.
The dog was in the downstairs, away from the fire.
The other townhomes connected didn't seem to have any damage.
The family is working with the Red Cross to find shelter.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.