Montgomery County, VA House Fire, Oct 2014

One dead in early morning house fire in Montgomery County

A body was found after a fire at home off Peppers Ferry Road in Montgomery County.

One person is dead after a fire in a home on the 3200 block of Peppers Ferry Road, according to a release from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.

At about 7:50 a.m. Christiansburg Fire and Rescue with assistance from Blacksburg Fire Department responded to a fire at the home - a short distance from Belview Elementary School.

The person was dead when departments arrived, according to the release. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is investigating the fire, but do not believe it's suspicious.

The body was transported to the Medical Examiner's office in Roanoke for an autopsy and identification, according to the release.

Oct 30 2014