State police investigate fatal fire in Buchanan County

Body found inside home

By Heather Butterworth - Digital Content Producer

BUCHANAN COUNTY, Va. - State police are investigating a fire that claimed a life in Buchanan County.

The fire started around 10 p.m. Friday at a home in the 1000 block of Woodcrest Road in the Hurley community. 

A body was found inside the home, according to state police. No foul play is suspected at this point in the investigation, but a medical examiner in Roanoke will perform an autopsy. 

The victim's name has not yet been released. 

Authorities are working to determine what caused the fire. 

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