Man dies in house fire near SML

Ashley Anne, WDBJ7

FRANKLIN CO., Va. Authorities in Franklin County say a man died in a house fire Friday morning.

It happened at 974 Lakemount Dr. in Moneta around 7 a.m.

Director of Public Safety, Billy Ferguson says it was mostly smoke and interior damage.

Officials with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office say it does not appear to be suspicious, but the interim fire marshal is investigating the cause.

No word on the identity of the man who was killed.