Saturday December4, 2021 1657- Bedford Communications alerted Companies 8 (Moneta- 1st due), 13 (Stewartsville-Chamblissburg-2nd due), and 1 (Bedford-RIT) to 1219 Oakview Court for a reported working fire. Wagon 8-2 was the first to arrive to find heavy fire showing from side Alpha. Ladder 1 (w/six) arrived, established RIT on Side A, began throwing ladders, and established ventilation. A K-9 was located and removed by the search group during the primary search but succumbed to it’s injuries after failed resuscitation efforts. Approximately ten minutes into the incident a firefighter from Company 8 suffered a cardiac medical emergency which resulted in a “firefighter down” transmission. The firefighter was quickly removed from the house, stabilized, and transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. The fire is being investigated by the Bedford County Fire Marshals Office. Units operating: W82, E8, T8, U8, E131, T13, L1, T1, Medic 14-1, Medic 14-13, Ambulance 14, and County 16.