Fire Leaves Three Dead in Nelsonia

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Firefighters at the scene of a blaze where the bodies of three people were found on Feb. 1.

By Linda Cicoira — Three people, whose names have not been released by authorities, died Friday morning in a mobile home fire in Nelsonia, according to C. Ray Pruitt, director of the Accomack Department of Public Safety.

Firefighters were called to Johnson Court for “a residential fire with entrapment,” at 10 a.m. Units from Bloxom, Parksley, Atlantic, Tasley, New Church, and Onancock responded along with Bloxom rescue. State police and the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office were also alerted. The incident is being investigated.

More details to come.

Photo provided by Onancock Vol. Fire Co.