75-year-old man dies in Buchanan County fire

Fire started Sunday shortly after midnight


BUCHANAN COUNTY, Va. – Police are investigating a house fire that killed a 75-year-old man in Buchanan County on Sunday.

The fire began shortly after midnight at the 1100 block of Poplar Creed Road.

Jerry Stiltner received first aid treatment immediately upon the arrival of fire personnel. However, Stiltner was not able to survive his injuries and died at the scene.

The cause of the fire remains unknown, but Virginia State Police say it does not appear to be suspicious in nature.