Martinsville, VA House Fire, Apr 2010

Martinsville VA., woman and granddaughter killed in house fire

Tuesday April 6, 2010

A house fire in Martinsville has killed a woman and her granddaughter.

These photos were sent to us by the Martinsville Public Information Office.

The fire broke out Monday just before midnight at 118 Pony Place.

Officials say the victims were 50-year-old Loronia Annette Millner and her 8-year-old granddaughter Tiarra Millner, who was spending the night.

Their bodies were found in what appeared to be a bedroom.

The home is a total loss.

Investigators haven't yet determined what started the fire.