Russell County home destroyed by fire


A Russell County, Virginia family is displaced after an early morning house fire Sunday.

CEDAR BLUFF FIREAccording to Russell County officials, this marks the 22nd structure fire of the season, and 26th family displaced.

Investigators say the fire started in a bedroom of the Cedar Bluff home, but they’re still not sure exactly what caused it.

Fire officials say the roof collapsed on two firefighters but they were able to make it out without being hurt.

The family of seven, two adults and five children, made it out of the home unharmed, but lost everything in the fire.

The American Red Cross Mountain Empire Chapter is assisting the family.

The fire is still under investigation.

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