Washington County VA

One person dead after fire

Investigators search for cause of fire

GLADE SPRING, Va. - A late-night fire in Washington County, Virginia  left one person dead Wednesday.

Washington County Emergency Management Director Pokey Harris tells us crews were called to a mobile home just after midnight on Loves Mill Road in Glade Spring. 

After containing the blaze, officials found a body at the scene. Virginia State Police identified the victim as 39-year-old Kevin Melton, who lived at the home.

The home was a total loss. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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