Elderly woman killed in southern Virginia house fire

Elderly woman killed in southern Virginia house fire
An elderly woman was killed in a house fire in Brodnax.
The fire happened at a home at 267 Main Street. (Source: Brunswick County Fire Department)
The fire happened at a home at 267 Main Street. (Source: Brunswick County Fire Department)

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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