April 20, 2014
An unattended brush pile spread to a shed on an Albemarle County property on Saturday evening, creating thousands of dollars in damage.
The fire happened shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday. The Albemarle County Department of Fire Rescue says crews arrived on scene and found the shed engulfed.
The fire has been ruled accidental, and the estimated loss is at $3,000.
The fire marshal's office says this highlights the importance of always keeping an eye on burning brush piles and not leaving them unattended.