Man dead after fire breaks out in Petersburg

Man dead after fire breaks out in Petersburg

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - A person is dead after a fire broke out at a building in Petersburg.

The fire broke out just after 10:30 p.m. Friday in the 600 block of High Street, located near the High Street United Methodist Church.

When crews arrived on the scene, they found a man dead inside a bedroom.

No one else was inside the building at the time, which houses several apartments.

Investigators are still working to figure out what caused the fire.

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