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1 killed in Petersburg house fire

Posted at 8:53 AM, Feb 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-18 14:26:55-05

PETERSBURG, Va. -- One person was killed in a Petersburg house fire, police and fire crews on scene told CBS 6 senior reporter Wayne Covil.

Crews were called to the 500 block of Oak Hill Road in Petersburg to fight the Tuesday morning house fire.

Initial calls indicated crews were attempting to save someone from the burning home.

A neighbor indicated a woman lived in the house.

Emergency crews have not yet released details about the victim's identity.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

This is a developing story.