Woman Killed in Roane County Fire

WALTON, WV (WOWK) - UPDATE: 3/29/18 @ 12:30 p.m.

The individual killed in a fire Wednesday evening in the Walton area of Roane County is a 65-year-old woman.

The fire was reported just before 7 p.m. on the 6700 block of Charleston Road near Walton. Her name is not being released pending family notification.

We will continue to update this story with new information as soon as we receive it.


ORIGINAL: 3/28/18

Crews are on the scene of a fatal fire in Walton this evening.

According to Roane County Dispatchers, it happened just before 7 P.M. near the Charleston Road area off of U.S. 119.

One person is confirmed dead, and their identity is unknown at this time.

The Walton Volunteer Fire Department are responding.

We have a crew heading to the scene.

Stay with 13 News for the latest information.

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