Virginia State Police fire investigators are at the scene of a structure fire working to determine the blaze’s origin and cause.
Early Friday morning the fire was discovered at a former outlet mall in Fort Chiswell. The mall has been abandoned for some time and there have been no reported injuries.
The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Wytheville Field Office is investigating the incident. Due to the significant size of the structure and amount of destruction, state police has requested the ATF to assist with the investigation.