Fire destroys home in Gate City

POSTED: 6:47 PM Dec 22 2013
GATE CITY, Va. -

A home in Gate City is destroyed after an early morning house fire.

Gate City Fire Chief Jeff Brickey tells us the fire happened around 2:00am Sunday morning at a home on Hatchet Drive.

Brickey says the home was covered in flames when crews arrived.

No one was home at the time. Brickey says the owners were out of town.

Brickey tells us the home is a total loss.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.