Wythe Co. fire leaves one dead, two injured

File photo of fire engine.
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Published: Mar. 19, 2023 at 5:32 PM EDT
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WYTHE Co., Va. (WDBJ) - One person is dead after a house fire Sunday morning at 379 Brower Lane.

According to the Wythe Co. Sheriff’s Office, the body is believed to be that of Daniel Busha, 16 of Wytheville, but identification is pending per the Medical Examiner’s Office in Roanoke.

After receiving a report of a house fire around 9:00 a.m., first responders found three people who had gotten out of the building. Crews were told a 16-year-old boy was still inside the burning building.

After the fire was contained, a body was found and Virginia State Police were called in to assist with the case.

A 17-year-old girl was treated for injuries from a glass window she sustained while escaping. An adult is receiving medical attention for smoke inhalation.