The Franklin County Sheriff's Department confirms fire crews responded to a fire near Bernard's Landing in Moneta Friday night.

WDBJ7 photojournalist Josh Szymanik was the first news crew on the scene on Carrs Point Lane. 

Crews received the call about the structure fire around 8:45 p.m. Friday.

Seven fire companies were called in to help put out the flames, including crews from Franklin, Bedford and Pittsylvania Counties.

The flames were visible from across the water, according to a viewer on the Pittsylvania County side of the lake.

Crews had contained the flames and were putting out hot spots around 11:05 p.m. Friday.

No one was home at the time of the fire.

The house was a total loss.

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POSTED: 10:00 PM EST Jan 24, 2014    UPDATED: 10:33 PM EST Jan 24, 2014 

The Franklin County Sheriff's Department confirms fire crews are responding to a fire near Bernard's Landing on Smith Mountain Lake.

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