Elderly woman killed in southern Virginia house fire
Updated: May. 4, 2018 at 4:47 PM EDT
BRODNAX, VA (WWBT) - An elderly woman died in a house fire in southern Virginia early Friday afternoon, according to Brunswick fire officials.
Crews from Brunswick and Mecklenburg fire responded to a home at 267 Main Street in Broadnax around 1 p.m. When fire officials arrived on the scene, they saw heavy fire coming from the home.
Fire officials say she was unable to escape because she was bed-ridden and on oxygen.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Six fire companies from Mecklenburg and Brunswick fire responded.
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