KILMARNOCK, Va. (WRIC) — A devastating fire Tuesday morning left one dead and multiple apartment homes and business buildings engulfed in flames.
According to Kilmarnock Fire Chief Roy Hall, a firetruck arrived at the scene three minutes after alarms went off at 3:41 a.m. By the time emergency personnel responded to the fire, two apartments were fully engulfed in flames. A man was found dead downstairs in the first studio apartment.
All three fire departments in Lancaster County and one in Northumberland responded to the event.
8News reporters who are on the scene share the photos below.