60-year-old Campbell County man and dog found dead in basement due to fire

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CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) Officials are investigating after a man was found dead in his home on Tuesday due to a fire.

Relatives found Percy Elliott, 60, of Concord, and his dog, dead in his basement at 95 Rise Lane with the presence of smoke.

Officials from the Campbell County Sheriff's Office, Campbell County Public Safety and Campbell County Fire Marshal arrived on scene at 1:38 p.m.

When officials arrived, the fire was not active, but there was minimal damage to the basement where the fire was confined.

Officials do not suspect foul play.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.