SALTVILLE, Va. — An early morning fire destroyed a home in Saltville on Tuesday.
Crews responded to a reported fire around 3:08 a.m. Tuesday near 3105 Saltville Highway, where they found a house engulfed in flames, according to Kristy Moore, a sergeant with the Saltville Rescue Squad.
The one person who lived at the residence was able to escape and he made it out safely, Moore said.
The home was declared a total loss and officials are still investigating the cause.
The scene was cleared by 7 a.m., according to a post on the rescue squad's Facebook page.