Saltville Highway house fire, January 14, 2020

Crews responded to an early morning house fire near 3105 Saltville Highway. There were no reported injuries, but the residence was declared a total loss. 

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. 

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