Blacksburg Man Charged With Setting Mom's House on Fire

Terry Ray Smith

Blacksburg, VA - A Blacksburg man has been charged with arson after police say he set his mother's home on fire.

Officers were called to the 400 block of Houston Street about 8:50 p.m. Monday and found the outside of the house on fire.

Fire crews responded and helped the homeowner and her son out of the home as the fire quickly spread. Police arrested 47-year-old Terry Ray Smith on the scene. He is being held without bond.

Damage to the home is estimated at $200,000.