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Danville Fire Department Responded to a reported structure fire in a commercial building at 1101 Piney Forest Rd at 12:32 this afternoon. Crews arrived to find smoke on both floors and coming from the roof of the structure. Crews began work inside the structure as well as on the roof where they found smoldering fire in the roof structure of the building. Crews had to remove ceilings and roofing materials on a portion of the building to extinguish the fire. No one was inside the structure when crews arrived and there were no reported injuries. Four engines, two ladder trucks, a safety officer and three chief officers responded with crews remaining on scene for four and a half hours. The cause of the fire was determined to be an electrical circuit that had malfunctioned.
Battalion Chief, F. D. Fowler