Campbell County Public Safety

At approximately 6:38 a.m. on the morning of Monday, October 11, 2021, Campbell County Public Safety, along with Campbell County Sheriff's Office, was made aware of a structure fire with reported entrapment at 271 Candlemakers Lane in Rustburg.  

First responders, along with Rustburg Volunteer Fire Department, and Lyn-Dan Heights Volunteer Fire Department extinguished the fire, and began retrieval efforts, according to Campbell County Public Safety. During the recovery efforts, a female occupant was found, who perished at the scene. The victim's body was transported to the medical examiner's office in Roanoke.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident has been asked to contact the Campbell County Communications Center at (434) 332-9574 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900. Tips can also be entered online at www.cvcrimestoppers.org, at http://p3tips.com or with the P3 app on a mobile device.