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One person dead after Bedford County mobile home fire

Person’s identity unknown at this time

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va.UPDATE

The cause of the fire that killed one person is still under investigation, according to the Bedford County Fire Marshal’s Office.

Officials say the cause of death was smoke inhalation. The person still has not been identified but investigators are working with the Roanoke Medical Examiner’s Officer to make identification as soon as possible.

There is no evidence of foul play, according to the Fire Marshal’s Office.

ORIGINAL STORY

Authorities are working to confirm the identity of the person killed in a mobile home fire on Thursday night in Bedford County.

The Bedford County Fire Marshal’s Office found human remains inside a mobile home located at 2194 Nemmo Road in the Vinton area.

While crews were able to quickly bring the fire under control, the mobile home was completely destroyed.

Authorities are also trying to confirm the cause of death. The body was taken to the medical examiner’s office in Roanoke for an autopsy.

Officials say the Nemmo Road fire was the third structure fire that Ladder 1 responded to on Thursday.


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