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Two dogs dead after camper, vehicle fire Monday afternoon in Albemarle County

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Two unoccupied campers and a vehicle sustained fire damage today in Albemarle County.

According to Albemarle County Fire Rescue, it was dispatched just after 1 p.m. to the 8400 block of Schuyler Road for a reported structure fire.

The fire truck arrived 11 minutes later.

The residents of the campers were not inside at the time. Two pet dogs died in the fire.

The Albemarle County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.